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Project Manager

Company: The Vincit Group
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
The ITG Project Manager will work closely with the assigned project team to ensure the projects assigned to he or she are completed on time and on budget. This position will serve as the primary customer contact for the entire lifecycle of a project, including engineering, equipment builds, installation and commissioning. Additionally, he or she will act as a liaison between ITG clientele and company departments such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing and Shipping. The Project Manager will assist in the allocation of job tasks during a given project and see that they are followed through in an efficient manner. It is also expected that he or she is also able to assist and lead in the development of quotes and estimates for future projects as the need arises.

The Project Manager requires the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, workload will always be balanced between to the best of our ability within the project management team based on experience, project value, required focus and timing. When planned, the Project Manager will travel to the customer facility to help facilitate and manage the installation and startup of a given project, during this time he or she must still be able to coordinate and communicate effectively the other projects assigned to he or she concurrently through email, phone calls and video conferences as needed.

EDUCATION:
Required: A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering Management, or a related field.
Preferred: Formal training in Project Management.

EXPERIENCE:
Required: 3+ years of project management or engineering experience in an automated engineering or related field.
Preferred: 5+ years project management or engineering experience in an automated engineering or related field.

POSITION REQUIREMENT(S): Specialized Skills/License/Certification
Required:
Time Management Skills: Understanding of how to adjust deliverables and priorities based on shipping dates, customer needs, and other deadlines. The ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously without losing focus on concurrent deadlines. Experience organizing and setting project deadlines.
Effective Communication: Ability to actively listen and communicate with ITG personnel to accurately relay project updates to customers. Taking time to ensure information is clearly understood and asking questions as appropriate.
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: The ability to diagnose and troubleshoot a complex problem during the production or installation process.
Technical Software: Knowledge of software such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Project, or other programs used in project management. Capable of reading and interpreting products drawings created in either AutoCad or SolidWorks design software.
Shipping and Logistics: Ability to create an organized structure for maintaining product documentation according to function, project, or customer. Knowledge of "best practices" for storing confidential information.
Administration and Management: Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Engineering and Technology: Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of automated equipment.
Preferred:
Project Management certification
Experience with Microsoft Project
Experience in project management for automated equipment production.

CORE COMPETENCIES (Essential Job Functions):
Review customer specifications, project quotes, and purchase orders for accuracy and completeness.
Work with ITG Engineering Manager to review mechanical and electrical designs for accuracy according to customer specifications.
Resolve problems for customers in the process of completing production of projects.
Communicate potential change orders throughout the project timeline to ITG Management so they can be vetted and negotiated with customer.
Analyze project revenue, cost, and profitability, including material and labor costs against project quote. Resolve discrepancies and report on profitability of projects.
Follow status on projects, keeping customers informed, and assist in determining completion times between on assigned projects based on current workload.
Coordinate production schedules with manufacturing areas based on anticipated equipment delivery dates.
Maintain communication with Purchasing and Shipping department and adjust production priorities based on component delivery dates.
Coordinate travel to customer facilities during equipment installation and commissioning
Maintain and update all project/contract documentation and schedules.
Handle issues with damaged equipment, determining necessary actions to rectify problems.
Schedule, review and ensure completion of customer and end user testing.
Perform any additional duties as requested by customer or management.

Keywords: The Vincit Group, Chattanooga , Project Manager, Executive , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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