(US) Project Manager

(US) Project Manager


For our office in Ball Ground we are looking for a Project Manager. As a Project Manager you are responsible for the execution of Meyn contracts with our customers. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for the planning, organization, control, procurement, and execution of capital equipment projects within the area of assigned responsibility.
  • Serves as primary customer communication point of contact for the capital equipment team.
  • Defines project objectives and deliverables. Organizes and leads the project team in a matrix environment according to the defined project requirements. Manages execution of the project from receipt of order thru final commissioning and turn over to the customer.
  • Forecasts and reports on project revenues, execution costs and final project gross margin.
  • Conducts formal risk assessments to identify technical, cost, delivery or application risks and develops appropriate action plans to mitigate those risks.
  • Works with assigned project personnel through specific phases or aspects of project, such as specification review/confirmation, project design, preparation of manufacturing BOMs (bills of material) and technical plans, procurement, manufacturing, shipping, installation and commissioning in accordance with project department guidelines.
  • Manages project design to ensure compliance with project deliverables, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget and seeks ways to improve performance to drive down costs.
  • Oversees the project schedule to include purchasing, manufacturing, and engineering schedules and leads the team to maintain delivery dates.
  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Directs integration of technical activities and products.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and project drawings.
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports. Conducts project review sessions after every project to capture “lessons learned” in areas of good performance and required areas of improvement.

Education:
4-year engineering or technical degree required.  PMP Certification a plus.

Experience:
5+ years technical experience in project management within industrial manufacturing with a high preference for experience in food processing equipment manufacturing and installation.

Functional skills:
  • Ability to multi-task with attention to detail required, strong budget management skills, mentality for collaboration and teamwork, and exceptional interpersonal skills to professionally relate to customers and all levels of management.  
  • Possess familiarity with CAD systems such as AutoCAD or 3D modeling software and strong user knowledge in Infor LN ERP system.  
  • Able to read and understand drawings to include equipment drawings, general arrangements, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), wiring schematics and plant layouts.  
  • Skills in LEAN problem-solving methods such as PDCA, use of A3s and Kaizen events.  

Willingness to travel:
An average of 35% on a yearly basis.

Location:
Ball Ground (US)
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