• Location: hastings, Michigan
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #8367
  • Salary: $0.00 - $90,000

Pay: 90K+ based on experience
Shift: 1st

Position Overview:

Plan, execute and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget.

Position Reports To:

Director of Technical Services

Specific Duties:

  1. Direct, coordinate project and hold kick-off meeting with sales.
  2. Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  3. Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals.
  4. Develop full-scale project plans, project timelines and associated communications documents.
  5. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and management in a timely and clear fashion.
  6. Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  7. Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  8. Where required, discuss with current manager regarding the need for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  9. Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  10. Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  11. Develop and manage open issues list on projects and devise contingencies to move project forward.
  12. Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, required documentation, and presentations.
  13. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  14. Build, develop and grow any business relationship vital to the success of the project.
  15. Conduct project “lessons learned” reports in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  16. Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  17. Other duties as assigned.


Critical Job Skills/Competency Expectations:

  1. Minimum 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment in a Project Management capacity preferred.
  2. Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent recommended.
  3. Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
  4. Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  5. Requires travel to potential and existing customers within the U.S. as well as other countries.
  6. Experience with Microsoft Office Suites and MS Project required.
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