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Sr. Project Manager, Sustaining Engineering

Costa Mesa, California 92626 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


The Project Manager is responsible for a portfolio of sustaining projects.  The role requires someone capable of successfully leading cross-discipline engineering, supply chain, and operations teams to on-time and on-budget project completion in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.

QSC thrives where innovative technology and compelling audio-visual experiences intersect. For over 50 years, QSC has pioneered the technology and solutions that enable immersive cinema, live performance audio, themed entertainment, digital collaboration and meeting experiences for our customers and partners around the world. A globally recognized innovator in the design, engineering, and manufacture of category leading high-performance loudspeakers, digital mixers, power amplifiers, audio processors, digital cinema solutions, and the Q-SYS™ software-based audio, video and control Ecosystem.

By joining the QSC team, you will be in a challenging, collaborative, fun, and innovative environment. We encourage employees to take ownership, to color outside the lines, and to imagine possibilities. Our culture is casual but dynamic, with cross-functional teams collaborating on creating memorable audio-visual experiences that deliver joy to people, wherever they are. At QSC, fun and hard work go hand in hand. Join us and make a difference in the way people experience movies, meetings, presentations, live performances, and much more.


Typical sustaining projects may include one or more of the following objectives:

  • Improve customer satisfaction by eliminating causes for high-impact product and service delivery failures.
  • Develop or improve business processes to address opportunities or correct deficiencies in current processes
  • Ensure product continuity of current offerings. Manage projects that provide solutions that address component availability issues, reduce leadtimes, and/or address poor supplier capability and reliability.
  • Manage production-location transitions
  • Achieve cost reductions of current product t by managing cost-leveraged design changes.
  • Achieve cost of quality reductions by addressing the cause of specific failures, (scrap, rework, inspection costs, or customer external failure costs.)

Sustaining Project Management

  • Define project scope and priority
  • Identify necessary resources
  • Collaborate with functional managers to allocate appropriate project resources
  • Create project plans and manage resources to ensure project goals are attained.

Measure/Report project status and effectiveness of project execution

  • Make periodic reports to management team on project status
  • Develop, maintain, report measurements of overall effectiveness of sustaining project execution. Consider business impact, resources used, and time-to-resolve issues.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Quality, or related field.
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing sustaining or development projects, preferably at an electronics manufacturing company
  • This position may have 1-2 direct reports.  The ability to communicate performance expectations and monitor and evaluate performance to ensure plans are met is required. This includes the ability to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and quality fashion and the ability to provide specific and meaningful feedback
  • Ability to drive a sense of urgency and commitment within a cross discipline team, solving complex problems and facilitating solutions across department boundaries, and tracking and communicating progress of multiple concurrent project
  • Knowledge of project management methodology (e.g., planning, scheduling, tracking, execution). This includes the ability to effectively use project management tools to carry out the project management function. Executes individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with minimal supervision. Adapts to changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines. Able to coordinate multiple and competing deadlines simultaneously with multiple project teams without forgoing results
  • Working knowledge of MS Project, Atlassian Confluence, and Atlassian JIRA is preferred


Posted: 2021-12-20 Expires: 2022-02-03

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