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POSITION:
1025 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR
LOCATION:
CANTON, OHIO
TERMS:
PERMANENT HIRE
DESCRIPTION:
Manage and coordinate resources for all aspects of customer orders from order entry through shipment including order validation, scheduling coordination with production, change order negotiations, coordination of customer visits and facilitate witness testing between customer and QA department
* Provide proactive leadership and direction for the Project Management Team, the Post Sales Service/Warranty Team and others as necessary
* Resolve all order related issues with a focus on customer service, commercial and contractual obligations
* Maintain department training/qualification program
* Ability to lead/direct the management of multiple projects simultaneously
* Provide Order Management/Project Management and project scheduling training to Sales - Projects channel personnel
* Provide communications link between business and customers regarding order status and progress
* Perform other related duties as assigned
REQUIRED:
* 8+ years' of experience leading project management teams in a manufacturing environment
* BS/BA Degree with minimum 8 years relevant progressive work experience or BS/BA Degree with MBA, MS or PMI certification plus 6 years minimum relevant work experience
* Previous Project Management experience with P/L responsibilities required
* Experience managing projects in an engineered-to-order environment is required
* Previous experience utilizing P6 or similar software (ie. - Primavera, Microsoft Projects, Excel and Oracle) with the ability to learn new software programs
* Strong leadership and interpersonal skills which must include the ability to work effectively in a matrix environment, collaborating with peers and associates within and across other company divisions.
* Ability to coach and develop direct reports
* Able to manage multiple competing priorities
* Attend in house and outside training sessions
* Attend local professional associations
* Learn policies and procedures, work instruction, ISO policies, Safety Rules and Regulations, and vendor products