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Acoustics (EPM) Engineering Project Manager

Company:
Casoline Concept
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
200,000
Posted:
November 29, 2016
Description:

We are looking for an Acoustics Engineering Project Manager (EPM) to drive the design, development and integration of speaker, mic, and receiver modules into client's products.

In this highly cross functional role the EPM will coordinate efforts internally of the audio hardware, validation and tuning teams as well as externally with SW, mechanical engineering, and operations teams to design, manufacture and integrate high quality acoustic modules for entire product line.

They are responsible for delivering acoustic modules on schedule, facilitating risk management and communicating status and issues to the development team and executives.

EPMs are responsible for managing and communicating project definition, development milestones and schedules, and project status in the development of new acoustic modules.

An EPM must be able to prioritize issues and track the details as well as be in touch with the big picture issues.

EPMs must be fearless organizers who are ready to work with the highly skilled acoustic, hardware, software, and mechanical design teams to identify and resolve potential risks to the schedule and risks to the quality of the product.

The EPM must be savvy enough to understand the roles and responsibilities of the key partners and identify stakeholders to drive key decisions efficiently.

Success is defined in terms of the quality and timeliness of the pre-production builds and the start of mass production.

A successful candidate is a structured and methodical organizer with the ability to drive a talented, passionate, experienced cross functional team and external suppliers.

They will have experience in one or more of the following: speakers, mics, receivers, vibes, sensors, or mobile phone system design.

Prior project management experience a plus.

Qualifications and Requirements:

BS degree ME/EE/IE or Physics required.

3+ years of industry experience.

Experience driving international OEM/ODM partners.

Understanding of high volume production and test processes.

Ability to travel internationally to support builds at component (speaker, mic, receiver) and system manufacturers.

Exceptional listening, presentation and communication skills.

A passion for audio and acoustics is a plus.

Knowledge of mandarin is a plus.

Familiar with speaker, mic, transducer technologies.

Good knowledge of acoustics performance metrics.

Acoustic module design, development or project management experience