MN or CA: Lead Project Engineer - Implementation Engineering

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Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jul 29, 2017
Closes
Aug 24, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Key Responsibilities - Implementation Project Engineering:
  • Develop project plans based on engineering project lifecycle phases
  • Track project schedule to critical path, project costs to budget, and project resources to capacity
  • Provide program level inputs to cross functional corporate leadership with respect to the execution of multi-year strategic plans
  • Maintain all project documentation and provide regular and accurate status updates
  • Assist & coordinate activities & projects across internal department teams
  • Develop & proliferate repeatable, internal tools & templates to assist with scheduling, budgeting, tracking & managing projects
  • Manage vendor implementation activities including schedules, design reviews, change requests and contingency spending approvals
  • Troubleshoot, resolve, & escalate installation issues quickly & effectively
  • Create and maintain installation and system acceptance testing specifications & standards
  • Test and accept all in-scope project related deliverables including supply chain process automation and various material handling systems included storage structures
  • Maintain, manage and close-out project punch lists in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Identify and aggressively lead reviews of the “lessons learned” throughput the project
  • Assist with ongoing continuous improvement activities and solicit feedback on project implementation performance
Minimum Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 7 or more years of combined experience in material handling, automation, manufacturing, supply chain and/or distribution and logistics industries
  • Proven project management experience implementing multi-million dollar, complex capital equipment & systems.
  • Multi-year experience with project management strategies required for complex and dynamic projects with very short lead times.
  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to manage several complex projects at the same time with high degrees of variation and uncertainty.
  • Candidate must be capable to work with little or no supervision or direction and will be given considerable latitude in decision making.
  • Natural ability to speak and write effectively at all organizational levels.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent judgment and decision making skills under conditions of exceptional uncertainty with possibility of significant lack of data.
  • Frequently provides significant leadership or influence as a coordinator of complex cross-functional projects.
  • Proficiency with standard project planning software applications
  • Ability to travel at short notice- up to 40% (varies by project phase)
Preferred Qualifications & Experiences
  • Experience with material flow methodologies including sequencing, kitting, repack, etc.
  • Experience with facility layouts, & construction
  • Experience with distribution and/or logistics process flows & operations
  • Experience with lean, six sigma, & other continuous improvement concepts & methodologies
  • Project management professional “PMP” training

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