Project Manager


At Harbor Designs & Manufacturing we understand your unique products call for unique solutions and we pride ourselves on working with you as an extension of your team. Unlike traditional product design and contract manufacturing firms, we create custom-tailored solutions as your product’s needs evolve.

Your core technology is your differentiator and it’s our job to empower you to transform your innovative ideas into cost effective products sold around the world.

Job Description

The project manager will be responsible for keeping research, prototyping, and contract manufacturing projects on track in a product design and contract manufacturing firm. Products being developed range from consumer products to medical devices, to rail and defense solutions.

Responsibilities and Duties



Great personality and can motivate people to get things done

YOU that can get things done - a go getter

Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management

Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project

Determine the resources (competitive quotes from vendors, labor time estimates, cost of materials, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project

Develop or assist in the development of a quote for engineering services or production services

Develop a timeline for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities

Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities, and the customer; revise the schedule as required

Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

Manage or help to manage project loading so all projects happening simultaneously are completed on time with the appropriate resources

Ensure that project files are properly created and maintained

Work with purchasing agent, accounting, and QA to qualify consultants and vendors, track costs, and keep projects within budget

Execute the project according to the project plan

Develop forms and records to document and manage project activities

Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project

Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization and customers on the progress of the project

Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards

Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures

Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures

Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date

Conduct production meetings to set internal team priorities

Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

Qualifications and Skills

Ideal but not required experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline

Ability to see, read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and 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 public

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software; spreadsheet software; design software; CAD; order processing systems and project management software

Two to three years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Prior experience with medical products a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:

We have a robust COVID-19 risk mitigation and continuity plan which is updated regularly. A copy can be supplied upon request. This also will include updates as mandates occur.


Job Type : Full-Time
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