Product Development Project Manager

  • Location: Garden City, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8213

Product Development Project Manager
Garden City, New York (Office Based)
Consumer Product Durables

Reports to: Chief Innovation Officer

Talento has partnered with one of North America’s leading vertically integrated manufacturer of sexual wellness products. We are looking for a highly skilled Product Development Project Manager with a product development and engineering background and who thrives in an environment that values bold ideas and robust execution. This person is highly organized and knows how to keep others organized utilizing project management and product management tools. Also, highly skilled at seeing the big picture of a project and able to develop and continuously improve SOPs and workflows. Can manage large volume of projects taking it from concept to NPL. This person has spent significant time in R&D, engineering departments in factories, not as a customer but as an employee.  Able to think out of the box to solve problems during the product development process.

Key Responsibilities:
Product Development:
* Lead project planning, scheduling, and execution for consumer electronics product development.
* Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and mitigating risks.
* Coordinate our Design Department and Engineering Team at our partner factories and any other factory vendors in organizing, and ensuring projects are meeting timelines and milestones.
* Hold accountable all teams and vendors their roles and responsibilities related to product development
* Manage project budgets, timelines, and resources effectively.
* Provide guidance and support to all teams and vendors on product development issues and questions
* Manage, and continuously improve all Project Management related workflows, procedures, etc. on project management tools and SOP and workflow documents
* Communicate nightly regarding the development, engineering, and production schedules of new products. Evening hours require a minimum of 1 hour daily [Sunday to Friday nights]
* GS1 barcode requirements, workflows, and procedures on how to use GS1
* Be the last person to approve product safety before starting production of any new product. Work closely with our Product Management personnel and factory production to coordinate NPLs.
* Work with and hold accountable internal teams as well as vendors required and necessary product engineering improvements
BOM Changes:
* Develop, improve, implement, and manage all changes to any of our processes and workflows. Be sure our vendors know, confirm, and verify any change to the specs, BOM, etc. to any of our products.
* Oversee from start to finish any conversions of product [bulk to packaged, packaged to bulk and BOM changes for example]
Product End of Life Process:
* Execute and continuously improve all workflows and processes and work with all teams to review and initiate EOL process

* Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
* Ensure full FDA compliance
* Work with our vendors to be fully compliant with FDA guidelines
* Product safety compliance. Ensure all products meet CE, ROHS, Prop65, REACH standards. 
* Testing for safety compliance. Done each year.
* Develop detailed GROUPS of products to be tested together 
* Develop, improve, and implement workflow, procedures
* Create schedule for annual retesting
Project Management Related Tools:
* Work with all teams and resources to ensure the continuous improvement of any tool we use for project management: Jira, Teambition

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred
• 5+ years of project management experience in consumer electronics or related industry.
• Strong leadership and team management skills.
• Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving abilities.
• Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing a high volume of projects
• PMP certification.
• Experience in sexual wellness or health-related consumer electronics.
• Knowledge of the latest trends and technologies in consumer electronics.
• Fluent Bilingual Mandarin Chinese speaker

What We Offer:
• Competitive salary and benefits package.
• An opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing brand that values innovation and design.
• A dynamic and inclusive work environment.
• Opportunities for professional growth and development.

About TalentoHC:

Talento Human Capital provides talent and organizational solutions enabling businesses to evolve beyond tactical human resources management. Our footprint spans across the U.S., South America, and Asia.

Our organization continues to thrive through our ongoing commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce from different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Talento Human Capital is an equal opportunity employer, and people are at the center of what we do!

People + Passion + Perseverance = Progress

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