Fortive Corporation Program Manager in Everett, Washington

Program Manager

About Us:

Fluke is leading the world in creating software, test tools and technology that will support customers today and in the future. We are a customer-obsessed market leader with a strong reputation for reliability, quality and safety.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation ( ), Fluke is a global corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. Driven by the successful Fortive Business System, Fluke offers the passion of a startup with the resources of a Fortune 500 company. We are focused on the growth of our individual employees, teams and the Fluke brand.


Fluke is seeking a Program Manager to drive business growth within the Industrial Products Group (IG) by executing new product development on time and on budget. Fluke is the industry leader in handheld test and measurement tools. Reporting to the Leader of the Program Management Office (PMO) Fluke IG, the Program Manager will own process discipline, leading a cross-functional geographically dispersed team, documentation and tracking of all programs including tollgate process compliance, regular cadence of meetings and reviews, reporting, program metrics, counter measures and overall performance. The role requires a person who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization, in managing conflict and tradeoffs and is an enabler for cross-functional clarity, communication and execution through followership and driving accountability.


  • Accountable to program sponsors for schedule, budget, and quality of all program elements; escalates decisions to program sponsors as necessary.

  • Leads the program planning process, tools and schedule development.

  • Reviews/approves program plans for conformance to program strategy and schedule.

  • Acts as the communications conduit to sponsors and program steering committee and conducts periodic briefings/status updates. Prepares program status, program risk analyses, and customer VOC collection with a goal to drive issues to closure and assure achievement of program goals and KPIs.

  • Directs and coordinates resources throughout respective company functions and conducts regular program reviews to make sure that program development and key performance indicators stay on track.

  • Assures that the program achieves the cost, quality, performance, production rate, and yield metrics defined during the proposal stages.

  • Leads program through all stages from idea to commercial execution.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

  • Collaborates cross-functionally to establish performance, schedule, cost and quality objectives for internal teams and external partners


  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, engineering or related field preferred; PMI/PMP certification preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience developing system level products, which include hardware, firmware and software in a fully integrated system.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading aggressive and results-driven brand management and product planning strategies utilizing Voice of the Customer (VOC) to identify growth opportunities for the company.

  • Demonstrated experience managing ISO-9000 compliant projects (or equivalent)

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment including leadership of geographically dispersed, cross-functional development teams

  • Basic understanding of hardware and software development processes, electronics manufacturing, and materials procurement

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Proven experience in risk management and change management

  • Basic understanding of certifications and regulations, and leading programs that require this type of execution

  • Proven track record of leading programs in an agile environment

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: North America-United States-WA-Everett

Organization: Fluke

Schedule: Full-time

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Req ID: FLU007418