Project Manager- Yale Real Living

Manage multiple and complex New Product Development Projects and multi-disciplinary teams (Product Management, Procurement, Marketing, Electrical, Mechanical, Firmware, and Software Engineering, Manufacturing, and Sales) to bring new product ideas to market in a fast-paced environment.  The development activity will be largely supported by Global partners and consist of Yale residential and commercial products. 

  • Provide effective project management leadership and focus to meet product requirements, project timeline, and cost goals while managing tactical activities

  • Work closely with Product Management to define the market requirements and project scope

  • Works closely with the operations team to make sure product is fully supported and quality concerns are addressed.

  • Facilitates the development of a detailed product specification that supports the marketing requirement

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Develops and maintains comprehensive product development, task lists and resource plans with the cross-functional team that minimizes time-to market requirements

  • Conducts frequently scheduled team meetings to drive the deliverables to the plan - these meetings will likely be held one evening per week to get maximum participation from Global partners.

  • Facilitates problem resolution and conducts Risk Analysis with cross-functional team to identify potential issues and develop mitigation plans to keep projects on-schedule and on-target to goals

  • Focuses on and manages quality initiatives

  • Travels to China/Korea approximately 4 times per year to conduct face to face project reviews and planning sessions with Global partners

  • Organizes & supports approximately 4 US based project review and planning sessions with Global partners.

  • Facilitate product certification testing both in house and with third party test houses.

  • Minimum of 3 Years Project Management Experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work with diverse, international, cross-functional teams and fast paced environments

  • Willingness to travel internationally 3 to 4 times per year

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Ability to execute internal and external negotiations with a variety of professional tactics.

  • Hands on, high energy, team player

  • Experience with multiple project management and project work flow tools

  • Values working in a highly mobile and dynamic environment with passion driven professionals

  • Embraces product development under a structured gateway methodology.

  • Mechanical/Electrical engineering and/or Product Management background a plus

  • Knowledge of 3D CAD a plus

  • Demonstrated experience with regulatory evaluations and compliance with agencies such as UL, FCC, ANSI and others a plus


Yale Locks & Hardware has provided dependable security since 1840. Yale Locks & Hardware is an ASSA ABLOY Group company with plant operations in Berlin, CT. We offer a broad continuum of door hardware and locks including an extensive range residential hardware as well as a wide variety of commercial hardware options. Our residential hardware includes electronic door locks with leading edge technology integrations as well as high quality mechanical hardware designed to fit any home. Yale Residential electronic products are leading the way in security for the mobile lifestyle.

Yale® is one of fifteen brands represented by ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions, a North American operating unit of ASSA ABLOY, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. At Yale Residential Locks and Hardware, we are 100% committed to creating high quality door opening solutions for your home.

Yale Residential
Berlin, CT

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