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Senior Project Manager - Cupertino, CA

  • COUNTRY: United States
  • COMPANY: FlexLink
  • CONTRACT: Unlimited contract

Group, Company and Organisation

The Sr. Project Manager executes multiple projects simultaneously to ensure FlexLink delivers the project on time, within budget and with a high level of customer satisfaction.   Works on projects for key customers with high complexity and impact, with mixed content (major sub suppliers)

Main Responsibilities / Activities

Main tasks

  • Ensure profitability and customer satisfaction in projects delivered
  • Execute technical project through system engineering
  • Collaborates with sales engineers for solutions related to assembly or otherwise
  • Directs project engineering requests and specifications to external suppliers for outside buys.  Coordinate with Procurement to issue RFQs and negotiate pricing. 
  • Financial forecasting & follow-up; cash flow calculations
  • Planning and follow-up that ensures highest possible margin
  • Manage the fulfillment process and resource planning i.e. engineering, finance, assembly, installation and commissioning
  • Manages and coordinates the project hand-off from applications engineering and the internal shop kick-off
  • Directs and manages the approval drawing process, coordinating with project engineering and the customer to achieve ensure timely release of Approval Drawings, final acceptance by customer and ordering of materials
  • Lead, manage and execute assigned projects according to the Group Operations Management System
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously
  • Regular written and verbal updates to customer of project status and any potential schedule delays along with avoidance options
  • Negotiates Engineering Change Notices as needed with the customer and coordinates PO receipt with finance
  • Summarizes each project status, margin threats and critical tasks during weekly milestone meetings with finance and shop management

Special Projects / Challenges


  • Mechanical and electrical system engineering
  • Risk Management (technical)
  • Scope definition and management
  • Financial forecasting & follow-up and cash flow calculations
  • Vendor management
  • AutoDesk CAD Tools; Inventor ideal

Key Competences / Leadership Attributes

Skills and Abilities needed:

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Organization
  • Team Building
  • Leadership
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem solving
  • Multi-tasking while under pressure
  • Relationship-building with customers
  • Ability to think and react critically and creatively when dealing with the unexpected
  • Positive, results-oriented attitude and demeanor

Basic Requirements

Education and experience:

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Industrial Technology or similar degrees, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Project Management or a combination 5 years of experience at FlexLink in an engineering role and 3 years in project management
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in engineering
  • Project Management certification through PMI preferred