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Xylem Project Manager in Mississauga, Canada

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com ​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.

  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.

  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

The Role: The XPD Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of new products and solutions from Stages 2 through 5. This role will manage all aspects of the project acting as coordinator and facilitator, interfacing with multiple stakeholder groups including (but not limited to) product managers, solution architects, engineering product teams, analysts, manufacturing, marketing, and operations to bring new product developments to full commercialization on time, budget and within scope.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders and contributors to develop the project plans, schedule and budgets

  • Focus on coordination of resources, managing critical path and adjusting to new developments

  • Supporting consistency in the delivery of new products to the broader Assessment Services business

  • Make recommendations and contribute to the continuous improvement of the Assessment Services product development process and best practices

  • Report on the progress and status of their projects to stakeholders and management

  • Analyze and identify potential short- and long-term risks to then implement mitigations to support the project’s scope, schedule and budget

  • Flexibility to manage multiple priorities and tasks

  • Drive discussion with the cross-functional teams to ensure clear, open communication and coordination of efforts across departments and functions

  • Conduct regular reviews with the global product managers to validate the project is meeting the marketing requirements and voice of customer

  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or 8+ years hands-on experience across all major areas of the project management

  • Ability to excel in a team-oriented environment

  • Great organizational and time management skills

  • Proactive and attention to detail

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to establish and meet project objectives

  • Effectively document the solution and clearly communicate to a cross-functional team

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility – currently remote

  • Demands are typical of office work, manufacturing plant and in the test lab.

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting – currently remote, requires strong internet connection for remote digital platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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