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Job Title: Project Manager

Job Location: IL - Rockford
Job Description:

Summary	The Project Manager has responsibility for the successful execution of 
turnkey projects, including achievement of contractual requirements, customer 
satisfaction, cost forecasting and control, scheduling, quality and performance.  
Manages overall project performance (scope, safety, quality, schedule, innovation, 
cost, and customer satisfaction).

Duties	·	Participates in the review of purchase orders for contract materials 
and services. Ensure timely delivery of quality information and materials and product 
quality ·	Review status reports and modify plans or schedules, as necessary, to 
ensure contract parameters are met. Manage project risks to avoid incurring delays, 
cost overruns, quality defects, etc.·	Maintain close contact with customers and 
project participants to identify and resolve issues of mutual concern and to seek 
opportunities for additional business. Ensure timely contract completion, customer 
satisfaction, and desired financial return. In conjunction with related groups, develop 
business projections and implement strategies to achieve growth/profitability 
objectives, and ensure responsiveness to customers·	Serves as single-point of 
contact, establishing, maintaining and managing customer, sub contractor and joint 
venture partner expectations (where applicable) regarding overall project 
performance.·	Reports project status and performance data as required to 
management and stakeholders·	Analyze proposals, requirements and 
specifications. Coordinate project activities, arrange staffing for each phase of the 
project and assign specific responsibilities. Ensure that overall efforts are in concert 
with customer and Company requirements·	Delivers short-, mid- and long-term cost 
estimations for projects·	Assist in the marketing and business development 
activities as required·	Demonstrate commitment to a Continuous Improvement 
philosophy including support of all quality, safety, productivity and performance 
improvement initiatives

Qualifications	·	Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred·	
Strong interpersonal skills required·	Able to work with minimum supervision·	An 
understanding of Lean and Six Sigma preferred·	An understanding of assigning costs 
to the manufacturing process·	Expert at communicating to all levels, able to 
effectively communicate with plant personnel, plant leadership, customers, and 
corporate level management·	Proficient in project management, with excellent 
analytical and organizational skills, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, 
to organize and prioritize tasks, make appropriate decisions, and be comfortable in a 
setting where schedules and priorities change daily·	Good knowledge of large 
machine tools preferred·	Experience in using SAP preferred·	Must be a U.S. 
Citizen or hold a valid green card·	
	·	Good knowledge of large machine tools preferred·	Experience in using 
SAP preferred·	Must be a U.S. Citizen or hold a valid green card

Experience	·	10+ years of relevant Project Management Experience required

Education	·	BS degree in Project Management,; Electrical, Mechanical or 
Industrial Engineering  is mandatory. 

Computer Skills	·	Proficient understanding of scheduling and software 
applications (e.g. Microsoft  Project) is required

Work Environment	The work environment characteristics described here are 
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential 
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals 
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.	

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Salary Range: Up to $85K
Relocate: Yes

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