Engineering Project Manager

$125,000/yr - $165,000/yr
Santa Rosa, CA (On-site)
Full Time

We are currently looking for an Engineering Program Managerin Santa Rosa, California.

Our client is a leader in the Plastic Injection Molding industry specializing in Medical Device and other custom manufactured parts.

Salary: $125k – $165k

This position will 50% Tooling Engineering and 50% Program Managing.


  • Establish project outline and design (mold design through production process)
  • New Program design phase through production readiness
  • Project updates, complete management of all assigned projects; start to finish
  • Quoting creation and development on new projects
  • Track quote due dates, percentage of wins and opportunities forecasts
  • Design, implement, and improve manufacturing processes
  • NPD/NPI; early involvement with customers and internal teams during the DFM process.
  • Participate in design and process review to ensure correct specifications for each project.
  • Develop manufacturing procedures; tooling, fixtures, and process to meet customer expectations.
  • New & existing business quoting, development/opportunities and interact with customers.
  • Develop tooling standards; interact with off-shore tooling companies for quotes and tooling builds.
  • Administer the program management process by providing necessary program status reports to customers.
  • Coordinate with tooling, production, purchasing and quality on schedules to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate with QE’s for support and early involvement on all related programs.
  • Implements new job setup, project outline, contract review process and approvals


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience within manufacturing industry
  • Travel +/- 10%
  • Limited physical effort, able to carry at least 25lbs
  • Duties are primarily performed seated. Must be able to sit and type for long periods; bending, reaching, pushing, pulling related to general administrative duties and use of office equipment.
  • Strong Customer relationship management skills.
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft office suite; MS Project/smartsheet experience preferred.
  • Follow engineering department; infrastructure, procedures and policies including the use and utilization of proper company forms.
  • Well organized and goal orientated
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated experience at implementing continuous improvement, lean or other process improvement techniques.
  • Knowledge of operations, including scheduling, procurement, and quality systems
  • Accomplishes strategic objectives by managing and maintaining multiple project activities
  • Develop and implement recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities
  • 10+ years’ experience in Plastics Injection Molding manufacturing environment
  • Intimate knowledge of program management; PMP preferred or equivalent experience
  • CAD experience/knowledge a plus. Including but not limited to Mold Designs