Bass Pro Shops Engineering Project Manager for Mako Boats in Springfield, Missouri

What You’ll Do:

Manage development of new product—from concept through prototyping

Define and manage project scope and objectives, involving all stakeholders

Create, present & manage project budgets throughout development process

Specify components for plumbing, electrical, rigging, anchoring, mooring etc…

Develop, implement & validate Bill of Materials

Work with the Director of New Product Development to assign and prioritize project resources

Work with industrial design and CAD resources (internal and outsourced) during development process

Make design concepts into functioning components

Provide preliminary build book documentation for prototype builds

Manage prototype builds within production facilities

Lead cross-functional project activities including engineering, purchasing, production, marketing, sales, and customer service in production readiness planning

Participate in sea trials for performance validation

Develop new product specifications

Steer projects to stay within NMMA / ABYC standards

Continually research competition, industry trends, and market segment’s needs

Maintain dialogue with 'Key' Sales managers & dealers for product input

Propose opportunities for future product in support of portfolio planning and product roadmap activities

Assist customer service as needed: troubleshooting assistance

Provide boat model specific training: print, live demo, video etc…

Occasionally travel to manufacturing facilities, outside suppliers, dealerships, boat shows, tradeshows, and to customer focus groups

Support manufacturing facilities while products are in production