Career Opportunity Sr Project Manager

Reference Code: Sr. Project Manager Position

Sr. Project Manager– Hamilton/Grimsby ON

This Project Manager is responsible to lead the design, build and installation effort of multiple high-profile projects for our customers while managing the company’s business relationships with these customers.  The following describes key skills, experience and responsibilities of this challenging role:

Skills & Experience

  • Contract Management experience
  • Functional leadership experience in an Engineering or Manufacturing role
  • Engineering degree preferred
  • Experience in Project management with demonstrated leadership in high impact situations.
  • Three (3) years experience with the design & building of large, complex industrial equipment
  • Experience managing equipment installations
  • Problem solving using six-sigma tools or equivalent
  • Above average abilities with MS Project and Excel
  • Familiar with ISO9001 Quality Management Systems
  • PMP certification or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude, team player without ego.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop project objectives and metrics, with the team, at the onset of new projects.  Break-down each project into its component pieces, then day-to-day management of deliverables with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Co-ordinate and provide leadership to Engineering staff to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Provide pro-active leadership, design skills and tools to identify and solve engineering design issues as required to achieve overall project success. 
  • Work with Engineering staff to design appropriate Acceptance Test Plans and methods of measurement.
  • Use of Engineering design skills to determine solutions with Engineering team for required scope change and determine cost and schedule impact.
  • Drive the organization to define and meet customer expectations for quality, delivery and product performance – achieve “flawless launch”. 
  • Serve as the lead in customer communications for key areas including timing, documentation and overall project status.  Manage change orders.
  • Ensure the financial success of the project.  Identify concerns that jeopardize profitability and seek opportunities for improvement.
  • Re-assess schedule and cost targets regularly.  Initiate corrective actions as needed.  Document and monitor objectives to ensure countermeasures are initiated and unfavorable variances are corrected.
  • Report weekly on status of each project – schedule, cost, issues, actions. 
  • Elevate issues as appropriate and get the support of senior management when needed to clear obstacles.
  • Ensure individuals clearly understand the impact their roles have on the success of the project and provide them with appropriate feedback, be it positive or negative - Facilitate problem solving sessions.
  • Ensure records of key transactions with customers and suppliers are maintained, either in the project database or in the areas of the responsible departments.
  • Work on specific projects as directed from time-to-time in support of the Senior Manager. 
  • Some international travel may be required depending on the projects assigned.

If you want to join a successful, dynamic team and believe you have what it takes, email your cover letter and resume referencing this job to kbartel@handling.com

 

December 2017

If you are interested in this position, clearly outline experience and salary expectations and quote reference code Sr. Project Manager Position when responding to:

Karl Bartel
Director of Operations
kbartel@handling.com
905-945-9661