Program Manager
Posted on 4/17/2023

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
Morton Grove, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant New Product Development and project/ program management experiences, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Mainly responsible and accountable for on-time delivery of NPD projects/ programs through Stage & Gate process
  • May lead Value Optimized Design (VOD), emerging market Localization and SKU rationalization programs
  • Effectively communicate to key stakeholders horizontally and vertically on program status, risks and resource needs
  • Apply project leadership skills to manage critical paths, develop timely countermeasures and build, influence and lead cross-functional teams to execute program plans
  • Adopt and apply Agile methodology in product development especially in software or firmware developments
  • Continuously improve NPD process and program management practice
  • Organize team and deliver Gate reviews to senior leaders
  • Plan and deliver NPD trainings to cross-functions in North America
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Desired Qualifications
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Experience with Stage & Gate Process
  • Experience with MS Project and Project Web Application preferred
  • Experience with Electronics and/or software/ firmware developments preferred
  • BS Engineering with MBA or master degree preferred