Engineering Project Manager

at Jabil in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.


This key role is pivotal in leading the development of Jabil/Customer BU Engineering processes for high volume manufacturing. The role will require very close cooperation between Eng Management, Business Unit Management and the customer.


+ Develop Workcell Project Plan for tracking of NPI actions.

+ Escalate potential issues/misses that would interfere with deadlines.

+ Provide Guidance to the Workcell Team

+ Lead the development and standardization of all engineering processes required to

+ Achieve World Class Performance for high volume manufacturing

+ Coordinate activities with Operations Management and Operations Development to deliver the required solutions

+ Work closely with Business Unit Management to ensure that the Engineering model is developed to meet the needs of the business environment

+ Lead the deployment of the model throughout NPI.

+ Coordinate with the Eng Teams in terms of process development, NPI Management, and Continuous Improvement

+ Develop and track overall project objectives, ensuring all are met on time to agreed deliverables across multiple product families/manufacturing locations

+ Create a positive, pro-active culture using strong motivation techniques for both IL and DL Teams

+ Gain a general business awareness of customer e.g. market, strategy

+ Understand customer technology roadmaps and develop plans to align Jabil to meet them

+ Lead the development of cooperative improvement and development programs with the customer

+ Effectively communicate meaningful information throughout the organization

+ Ensure effective communication of all relevant technology development information

+ Establish process for information and knowledge transfer

+ Drive continuous improvement in the areas of Technology, Quality, Reliability, Delivery, and Cost

+ Analyze areas for improvement, and create a continuous improvement culture throughout the extended operations team.

+ May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


+ Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Engineering Manager.

+ Maybe have a project team indirectly reporting to this position. Could potentially have lower-level engineers or techs reporting to this person.



+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

+ Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

+ Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

+ Excellent Project Management skills

+ High Volume Manufacturing Expertise

+ Ability to Lead and motivate

+ Coach and develop others

+ Manage conflict

+ Communicate effectively at all levels

+ Build rapport quickly

+ Plan and organize effectively

+ Will be expected to travel extensively.

+ Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

+ Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

+ Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

+ Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

+ Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

+ Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software.

+ Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.

+ Ability to write simple correspondence. Read and understand visual aid.

+ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.

+ Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

+ Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

+ Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.


+ Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience in project management.

+ 5 years of experience in engineering in a high-volume manufacturing environment.

+ 2 years of setting up NPI for a high-volume manufacturing environment.

+ PMP highly preferred.

+ Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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Job Posting: JC187049188

Posted On: Jul 03, 2021

Updated On: Sep 20, 2021