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Associate Project Manager



Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical.

What You Will Do In Your Role:

Associate Project Managers are empowered to help lead or directly lead Cross Functional Teams in Project Execution. They are responsible for meeting or exceeding the Project Plan in terms of Scope, Economics, Quality and Timing. Projects may include, but are not limited to, New Product Development from Concept through Production Launch, adding Capacity Tooling, and/or executing Continuous Improvement Projects typically surrounding growing markets and emerging technologies

Be the Focal Point during our Product Development Process

  • Communicate the Voice of the Customer to the organization
  • Instill confidence in Molex and develop positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Be responsive and timely to requests for information and deliverables
  • Manage activities with support as needed to ensure that Molex meets expectations

Be the Team Leader

  • Escalate barriers clearly and concisely to secure management action
  • Facilitate win-win scenarios between team members for the overall project benefit
  • Drive and focus the team on the execution of the Project
  • Work efficiently and effectively with team members and their functional managers
  • Responsible to achieve the Project Plan requirements for Cost, Quality and Timing
  • Ensure that the Molex Product Development Process is followed

Perform the Project Management function

  • Make use of Project Management methodologies such as Action Item Lists, Team meetings, Change Control, Timelines, etc. to organize activities, drive towards milestones, and manage the team throughout the execution of the Project
  • Execute professional, informative, and timely Project Phase Reviews
  • Be flexible and align stakeholders as changes occur

Perform Risk Management to protect the Project Scope

  • Work with product development team to identify potential risks to plan execution and identify appropriate Mitigation or Contingency Plans
  • Get management support for proactive activities to mitigate risks

Achieve Financial Performance

  • Meet the goals set forth in the Project Plan for capital expenditure (PARs), Cost Justification performance and Expense budget
  • Document Annual Budget for open Project Plans

Work with Suppliers

  • Ensure that they meet Molex’s expectation for timing, cost, and quality in support of the Project Plan

Understand, support, and contribute to current Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma, International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or Health and Safety (EH&S) Management Systems by following stated policies and procedures

Perform other related duties as assigned by management

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two or more years’ experience in Project Management or Product Development or relevant field
  • Proven team leadership skills to anticipate, plan, prioritize and self-monitor workload
  • Receptive to the customer’s needs and shows a sense of urgency

What Puts You Ahead:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering Project Management Certification from PMI or Equivalent
  • Working with global teams (Europe, Asia, Americas)
  • Working with Automotive Companies
  • Connector industry Working directly with external customers

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
    This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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