Manager, R&D Operations

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 3 days ago
CEO Pledge
Job Description
As Manager, R&D Operations, you think big picture yet still pay attention to the small details. You have a strong sense of leadership and the ability to communicate at every level. You bring your creative view of problem solving and a strong sense of initiative to drive efficient operations through project calendars and resource allocation, ensuring timelines and business objectives are met. Key responsibilities and accountabilities:• You partner with the Director, Advanced R&D to compile the plan for innovation and technology projects that result in growth opportunities and competitive advantages in the marketplace • You lead and empower an innovation team to deliver technologies and concepts that are ready and scalable as part of long term, company-wide, product design strategies. • You lead and support a team of field testing experts for new material developments and finished goods ensuring criteria is established, compiled and evaluated. • You partner with Senior Manager, Design Operations to assemble the project team, identifying resources required and workflow capacity plan needed to successfully complete the project • You are responsible for project kick off to ensure successful completion according to plan and timeframe, in partnership with cross functional stakeholders • You establish framework for project scope and targets; including objectives, measures and clear ownership & decision RACI • You are responsible for the creation, monitoring and reporting of project budget • You are responsible for developing, maintaining and updating the project schedule, task sequence and status updates • You ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality • You establish a regular communication schedule to update cross functional and Senior Leadership stakeholders at a consolidated level • You partner with cross functional stakeholders to ensure timely and appropriate review and validation at project stage-gates • You are responsible to assess cost and lifecycle of new tools and processes as defined within the project • You oversee the documentation of CE submissions, ensuring timeframe aligns with project plan and Idea to Consumer (I2C) process deadlines • You contribute to SR&ED documentation process and submissions • You are responsible to compile project scope, activities, and expenditures, of projects deemed eligible for submission to funding programs (SR&ED, IRAP, NRC, MITACS, and so forth) Additional experience, education and/or skills required:• 7+ years of experience as a Project Manager, preferably in Technical Apparel or Equipment, with 2+ years in a leadership role • Completion of a recognized Project Management Program, or equivalent business experience • You have an understanding of advanced softgoods and hardgoods manufacturing and tooling • You have proven leadership and mentorship skills in a cross functional environment • You are highly organized, process driven, and comfortable working with incomplete R&D concepts • You have a keen interest in technical equipment and apparel and its application to a variety of environments • You set a clear vision, align your team around common objectives, and foster commitment to these objectives • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues, seeking the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions with an unwavering commitment to do what is right • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it • A strong knowledge of Arc’teryx products and interest/involvement in activities Arc’teryx makes products for  *Open to International applicants Apply for this job