General Information

Req #
Career area:
Hardware Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Friday, July 1, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

ThinkPad Notebook Planning Project Manager

Lenovo’s PC business unit is seeking an experienced Planning Project Manager at the Morrisville, NC office. The Planning Project Manager is an exciting leadership position which combines the creativity of working with a worldwide team developing ThinkPad Notebook offerings and small business experience of working with sales team to enable offering computers to customers.

The Planning Project Manager is responsible to drive End to End data releases, including enablement of the order systems.

Position Overview

  • Drive E2E data release enablement and order system readiness
  • Support ODT Lead in product execution
  • Led simultaneous projects in parallel
  • Be fully accountable for data enablement and source records (including POR/T1/CSR/
  • Create Offering Definition and Technical Specs documents from  multiple source documents
  • Work directly with DEV, Cost, and EC teams to drive bill of material enablement
  • Responsible for ensuring Sales configuration systems are enabled for launch
  • Work directly with GEOs and IT teams on problem resolution
  • Ensure all product change requests are captured and reflected in BOM and IT systems.
  • Actively manage Smart Launch Timelines and downstream enablement functions
  • Manage Key date tracking and update Offering Core Team Lead
  • 100%  NB BU process adherence
  • Supervise IT systems to ensure business transformation projects are enabled

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 1+ years in Lenovo hardware Planning environment or similar
  • 1+ years product management experience
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Good knowledge or Project Management methods and terminology
Preferred Qualifications
  • PMI certification 
  • Agile experience
  • Windchill and CRM experience

Skill Sets

  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Professional Knowledge
  • Data Management
  • Communication Skills
  • General Technology

The Planning Project Manager is an exciting leadership position which requires working with a cross functional team to create the product structure which supports demand planning, model creation, customer orders, manufacturing, and warranty service. 


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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America