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Program Manager (Level DOE)

Last Updated Date:  Nov 11, 2023

West Fargo, Gwinner, Bismarck, ND, US, 58078, 580

Company:  Doosan Bobcat NA US

Job Information

As a Program Manager, you will play a key role in developing new products that will lead Bobcat into the future and help maintain and strengthen a leadership position in a global market. You will be tasked with developing and managing the project portfolio for a product line within the Bobcat product lineup.  Projects within these portfolios range from introducing new features or business models to developing an entirely new platform of products.


As a Program Manager, you will be in an active and visible role within Bobcat Company and have the ability influence many aspects of the business. You will be expected to work seamlessly between the executive team and the project teams. In addition, you will be expected to be a key contributor within the Program Management group, providing direction for their product lines, but also managing process improvement projects that benefit the full project portfolio.


This position is open to a location of West Fargo, Bismarck or Gwinner, ND, or Johnson Creek, WI.  Relocation assistance is available.

Role & Responsibility

  • Program Managers will often lead multiple project teams. These individuals will be required to utilize project management principles consistent with industry best practices while staying consistent with Bobcat processes. Project scope definition, resource management, schedule development, and risk management should all be executed in a way that stays consistent with our processes and executes project work at a high level.  Project and process execution is a strong focus area for this role. 
  • Program Managers are expected to develop the processes used to manage projects and programs in a way that improves execution, but also encourages adoption within the organization. These individuals are expected to work beyond their own projects and develop our processes to benefit the full project portfolio.
  • This position is responsible for reporting at the project and the portfolio level.  Portfolio reports are generally focused on all projects related to a specific product line.  Reports should be aimed at all areas of the organization from the executive level to the team level.  Understanding how to communicate clearly and concisely to a broad audience is required for this position.
  • Expect 10-20% travel depending on individual project requirements. Travel includes international travel to global offices overseas but is often focused on daily travel to manufacturing locations within North Dakota. Program Managers are expected to work globally, which requires coordination with project teams.   

Job Requirement

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, or a related field is required.
  • 5-7 years of project management experience is required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred but not required. Individuals will be expected to pursue this certification once hired.
  • Applicants must be proficient in the Microsoft Suite of applications including MS Project or a comparable project scheduling tool.
  • Experience in both traditional waterfall processes as well as Agile methods is preferred.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently without sacrificing quality or delivery of work.
  • Applicants should have a strong understanding of financial principles and how they would apply to a development project.
  • Applicants must be able to manage a comprehensive project plan considering Critical Path methodology while understanding cause and effect throughout the schedule.
  • Applicants must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate project teams along with the ability to hold teams accountable to project objectives and commitments made throughout the NPD process.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Team player; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Travel Requirement: 10% - 24%.


As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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