Program Manager

Company: Parkway Products, Inc

General Information
Not Specified
At least 5 year(s)
Job Description


Parkway Products is a global leader in custom molding technologies. By combining a broad lineup of processing technologies with design, development and project management services, Parkway creates molded parts solutions for the world's largest OEMs.


We offer many opportunities to those who join the Parkway team. With multiple locations throughout the U.S. and an amazing record of growth, many paths to greater success and rewards are ready for you!

Parkway Products offers competitive compensation and full benefits to employees. Our vast benefits include multiple levels of Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. Parkway Products also invests in the future of its employees with a 401k match program.




Manages all phases of programs from inception through completion production hand off, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. Responsible for the pricing, schedule, and technical performance of programs or subsystems of major programs. Manages the overall manufacturing effort of the facility through the coordination and management of manufacturing, human resources, quality assurance, and continuous improvement for the location in support of the overall company objectives. Makes final decisions on issues relating to the project and ensures the program achievement of objectives.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



  • Leads the preparation of proposals, quotations, business plans, work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/ conditions of contracts and contract changes.
  • Leads program review sessions with large customers or critical projects to discuss cost, schedule & technical performance.
  • Determine customer requirements and negotiate price with vendors for tools, equipment and services.
  • Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer.
  • Provides engineering support to sales for presentations to help sell manufacturing capabilities.
  • Establishes design concepts, criteria engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Designs / reviews designs for injection molds including quoting, coordinating with mold builders, visitng and auditing mold builders, communicating with customers
  • Identifies program problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. May assist other Program managers with developing solutions for complex problems.
  • Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from various departments.
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project team, modifies schedules or plans as required and escalates issues to management as required. Acts as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
  • Coordinates assembly development and supply chain requirements by holding design reviews and weekly project status meetings.
  • Acts as main communication interface between company, customers and vendors for new programs.
  • Develop flowcharts, GANNT charts and other project report mechanisms as needed.
  • Manage and coordinate program continuous quality improvement and cost reduction efforts and teams by developing and leading the quality based reporting process.
  • Job Requirements


    • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or plastics engineering or related discipline with 5+ years of experience.
    • Master’s degree in mechanical or plastics engineering related discipline with 5+ years of experience a plus.
    • Strong and broad Project Engineering and/or Program Management experience.
    • Proven ability to solve problems.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


    ASQ Certified Black Belt is preferred