Project Manager

Oldsmar, FL

Post Date: 09/06/2017 Job ID: 5430 Industry: Executive

StaffEx is currently looking for a Project Manager for a manufacturing company. This position is 1st shift 8: 00am  to 5: 00pm. The position is direct hire and salary is starting between $65-$70k depending on experience.

This position requires project leadership and technical design assistance on assigned projects to customers. Oversee and manage the project from beginning design through delivery and installation with the customer. The key responsibility is to execute and manage projects to meet customer expectations, timely delivery and within budget.

Key Functions:

Compare the customer order with the original proposal.

Obtain customer approved and signed bag, package and layout drawings as needed.

Develop the overall project objectives, including overall schedule and cost requirement.

Plan, organize, and lead individual customer machine projects. Includes developing and maintaining work schedules, hours, and costs for each project. Maintain on-time and on-budget objectives throughout project development to installation. Coordinate staffing needs and deliverables with appropriate CoC, 3rd party vendors, and field service department.

Work closely with customers, manufacturing, and engineering to resolve problems, address concerns, and answer questions during quote, order, design, manufacture, and inspection of a given project.

Conferences with customer, vendor and internal as needed to clarify, answer questions, gain answers to assure quality performance and completion of the project.

Guide and direct the Team members, while retaining overall responsibility for the project.

Schedule and lead project meetings, assign project responsibility to all team members as needed. Motivate and challenge team members to ensure schedules are achieved.

Maintain a complete and accurate record of the project history. Review all potential cost increases and / or schedule changes with the management and customer through implementation.

Customer Interaction

Serve as the primary source of customer interaction, such as design and review meeting, questions, concerns and scope changes.

Travel as needed to customer site or cooperating vendor locations as and when required to handle technical, delivery or other impact issues.

Oversee the process of determining and documenting appropriate equipment lists, spare parts, and inventory to be maintained by the customer to service and operate their machines.

Manage and track each project status on a continual basis regarding cost, schedule and all specification issues.

Communicate progress as needed to customer.

Work with Accounts Receivable on down payments, invoicing, and payment issues.

Manage warranty related activities.

Extensive customer communications before, during and after project.

Built and maintain working knowledge of company product lines/equipment.

Requirements:

Ability to read & interpret part and assembly drawings and schematics

Excellent customer management skills, strong interpersonal skills, and PC proficiency required

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Working knowledge of manufacturing processes, engineering, finance

Proven orientation as a team player

Travel as needed (15%)

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Product Management or related field, or commensurate experience.

A minimum of 5 years in the Packaging Industry in an Engineering or Project Management capacity.

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