The Project Manager role coordinates and manages various product development projects through all phases of initiation, engineering, testing, release and subsequent support. Project management responsibilities include scheduling/planning across multiple functional areas, coordinating outside development resources and factored product acquisitions, and providing continuation engineering for existing products. The project manager will own the project responsibility for the definition and clear communication of project priorities, delivering project expectations, and identifying and mitigating issue/risk among a cross-functional project team. All while representing the best interest of the business unit. The Project Manager role may, at times, assist in the development of business and marketing strategies optimizing the performance of new and existing product lines to achieve business objectives. This requires the Project Manager to maintain an understanding of the BU's business practices (finance, portfolio plans, strategy, etc.) and provide input to the engineering organization in regards to technical staff coordination, resource allocation, performance feedback and development planning.
Engineering and Technicians
Architecture and Software
BS Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience (MS and/or MBA desirable). A minimum five years of experience in a project management / leadership role. Proven ability to lead multiple teams, partner with management to resolve conflicts and lead indirect resources. Effectively communicates and facilitates presentations (internally and externally).
English speaking and writing skills Four year degree in Software, Computerized system Engineering, or related field. If non degreed, we will also consider equivalent experience of 10 years of experience with multiple applications in the process industry. Minimum of eight years' experience with multiple process applications in the food, beverage, biotech, or pharmaceutical industries. A minimum of six years in a customer facing role. Ability to travel 50% on average Excellent communication skills and able to present an example of a written proposal. Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment Business and Financial acumen Good problem solving skills Application experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) P.M.P. certification is a plus Familiarity with Agile methodologies, such as Scrum, XP or Kanban is a plus Desired Characteristics: Application Experience
FactoryTalk ProductionCentre (FTPC)
CPG Suite Industry Experience (in order of preference)
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