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Posted on Mar 8
We're looking for a talented manufacturing professional (Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, etc.) with project management experience, who is ready to take that
next step into a Project Manager role
This position is with the flagship division of an industry leading, Fortune 250 company, that is experiencing significant growth. It is open due to a promotion, and oversee projects of varying scope and size, at the company's premiere manufacturing location.
Create project charter, baseline plan, and other project management components; ensuring accuracy of cost basis and/or pricing by evaluating resource requirements, and performing risk analysis.
Plan tasks in conjunction with established project and contractual goals and objectives.
Propose recommendations for changes and executes project charter for defined area of responsibility.
Identify and address critical issues and leads the development of action plans to improve project performance (e.g. scope, schedule, cost, risk, quality, etc.).
Ensure process compliance across the project team and facilitate/ensure effective product/technology gate reviews.
Communicate project status to Division staff, management, and customer through project/program reviews and elevate issues as required.
Identify ways to improve project productivity and/or implementation of appropriate project management methodologies.
Determine and negotiate resource allocations with functional managers and monitor/maintain budgetary controls.
Monitor and assess baseline budget and integrated schedule performance in coordination with related team members or functional management.
4-year degree in Engineering, Business, or related field required. Advanced degree a plus.
5+ years of related manufacturing industry experience, including leading projects of varying complexity and scope.
Formal project management training and/or certification (PMP or CAPM) a plus.
Prior cross-functional and business experience with technical customers, products, and processes.
Proven working knowledge of the Project Management five-stage process.
Knowledge of/proficiency with project management tools such as: scheduling, cost management, change control, time management, scope and resources, work breakdown structures, and risk management.
Ability to communicate and serve as the customer advocate to fulfill requirements; provide assistance to resolve problems encountered by the project team.
Effective use of interpersonal and presentation skills and negotiation principles with varied audiences.
Proficiency with cost breakdowns, risk analysis, budget, etc. Experience with cost, contract terms and conditions, and profit decisions a plus.
Working knowledge of regulatory compliance and industry practices (to safeguard the company’s competitive information and intellectual property).
Ability to support and develop the project team through training and individual coaching.
Lean/Six Sigma certification(s) a plus.
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