Project Manager


Are you looking for a new challenge within Engineering? Maybe this job as Project Manager, Bored Lock in New Haven CT (USA) is for you!


SARGENT is a market leader in locksets, high security key systems, door closers, exit devices, electro-mechanical products, and access control systems for new construction, renovation, and replacement applications. The company's customer base includes commercial construction, institutional and industrial markets. Included in SARGENT's product offerings are windstorm certified locks, hardwired and wireless access control devices, designer levers and an antimicrobial hardware coating.


Visit for bored lock, mortise lock, exit device and key system product specifications.



  • Leads and manages complex mechanical and electromechanical new product and product enhancement projects.

  • Coordinates the work of cross-functional and multi-location project teams to accomplish all project tasks and milestones

  • Ensures projects follow the ASSA ABLOY LEAN NPD Gateway Process

  • Creates project schedules, tracks progress, and drives project team to obtain schedule milestones.

  • Holds frequent project pulse meetings to ensure timely communication within the project team and the rapid completion of key tasks.

  • Ensures the identification, resolution and escalation of key project issues to senior management.

  • Communicates project analytics, status, plans and risk management strategies to the senior leadership team.

  • Ensures designs meet product requirements & specifications

  • Facilitates FMEA, DFMA, risk analysis & design review processes within assigned projects

  • Extracts, evaluates & conveys product costs from MRP Systems

  • Documents project status utilizing MS Project, SharePoint & LEAN NPD Tools



  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree

  • 2+ years managing large complex cross-functional projects.

  • 3-5 Years of Engineering Experience

  • Electro/Mechanical experience a plus

  • Working knowledge and experience with SCRUM, Agile and SAFe methods a plus

  • Experience using Trello, Jira and Confluence project collaboration and visual project management boards

  • Strong Presentation, Organizational & Communications Skills

  • Familiarity with SolidWorks Mechanical CAD Modeling Software

  • Ability to Navigate MRP systems (ie. JD Edwards) to Extract Product Cost

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite including MS Project, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint

  • Ability to Work Effectively in a Cross-Functional Team in a Fast-Paced Environment

  • Ability to Work on Multiple Projects Concurrently

  • Willingness to Travel 10-15% of the Time


Reports: Directly to Director of Engineering Bored Lock & Cylinders.


Position will be based equally in New Haven and Berlin CT depending on needs.


We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces - physical and virtual - safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results - not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions - supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it's important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

New Haven
Connecticut, USA