Pro Staff

Engineering Project Manager

Employer
Location
PLYMOUTH, MN
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Jan 03, 2018
Ref
303271_1
Contact
Pro Staff
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
The Operations Project Manager manages cross-functional teams to accomplish the tasks necessary to assure that the overall project goals are delivered on-time, within budget, and all performance requirements are met. This position manages a variety of projects within an Operations environment, including design transfers, product transfers, cost savings projects and new equipment installation projects.  Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills are critical as well as an ability to perform in a constantly fluctuating and fast paced environment. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Define and recommend a project team and gain approval from management for team member support.
• Able to gain consensus and agreement (buy-in) from the team and management to support decisions.
• Ability to identify project obstacles and solutions and to drive decisions and resources to successful resolutions.
• Make decisions and adjustments to project direction, schedule, and resource allocation based upon data and facts obtained from the project team.
• Defines and develops a project plan, schedule, resource requirements, hazard analysis, project cost estimates, and other required documents.
• Manage the project’s progress towards established goals and identifies and communicates project risks that may affect the expected outcome.
• Track project expenses and performance against scheduled milestones.
• Resolve resources issues and project conflicts between team members and the organization.
• Participate in completion of the project tasks as needed.
• Report project progress to key stakeholders.
• Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:
• A minimum of 5 years of project management experience, preferably in medical manufacturing operations.
• Project Management (PMP) certification is preferred
• Proficient with Microsoft Office software, including MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Project.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to objectively analyze data provided by team members to assure that conclusions are valid.
• Ability to visualize an overall picture of the project tasks and their interrelationships in order to identify potential conflicts or problems.
• Communicate complex information clearly in verbal and written form, effectively present information to senior staff (Phase reviews, project updates) and represent the company during on and off site meetings with entities outside the company.

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