Technical Project Manager

Date: Aug 25, 2021

Location: Watertown, MA, US, 02135

Company: Dover Corporation

The Company          

Markem-Imaje is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US-based Dover Corporation and is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems.

Markem-Imaje provides global reach to over 50,000 customers with 30 subsidiaries, 6 technology centers, several equipment repair centers and manufacturing plants with the most comprehensive marking and coding portfolio available in the marketplace.

Are you a self-motivated, confident, and passionate Technical Project Manager with the ability to drive New Product Development?


In this role you’ll be … integral part of Markem-Imaje’s Product Development team, accountable for the cross-functional project development activities from technical and commercial feasibility, to qualified prototypes to full commercial and industrial launch of innovative, new product to market.


You’ll have an opportunity to … work with other multi-functional department managers to meet the company’s technological, commercial and financial project goals while delivering highly complex inkjet coding products.


You should possess … Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 5 years of direct Product Development experience and 10 years of end to end Product Development Project Management experience; 


Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the delivery of the technically and commercially viable solutions to ensure that the products are available for manufacture and sale in line with business priorities, quality, timeline and cost objectives.
  • Deliver projects through all the development activities including the specification, design, integration, verification, qualification, industrialization, field trial and launch.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate project risks.
  • Ensure the appropriate level of the technology readiness and risk levels prior to initiation and during the phases of the product development projects.
  • Drive a process to validate project specifications with all stakeholders prior to initiating the design phase.
  • Develop and demonstrate a robust project plan aligned with feature requirements, project budget and timeline.
  • Identify and provide leadership to resolve project execution challenges
  •  Ensure delivery of projects keeping to the project budgeted resources and expenses during the development phases.
  • Lead the execution of the necessary partnership and supplier agreements, including governance agreements and subsequent performance management. 


Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and industry-related work experience required.
  • Formal project management training preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience providing project leadership
  • Experience in the development of complex electro-mechanical products utilizing strong physics approach with embedded software, chemistry, and complex hydraulics systems is preferred.
  • Experience in an international company, both related to the markets and customers served and the locations in which products are developed. 
  • Experience in matrix oriented organizational models
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, team leadership and engagement skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

The Site

Markem-Imaje – Watertown, MA, is an exciting expansion demonstrating our commitment to be the innovation leader in digital printing. This new, state-of-the-art, Global Design Center will be the hub for New Product Introduction of Laser- and DOD-based products. The office is situated close to Boston with easy access by car or public transportation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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