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Project Manager
Location:  Andover, MN 
Recruiter Name:  Haley Behrens
Phone:  (952) 641-3436
Job ID:  15415
Category:  Engineering
Job Type:  Direct Only
Minimum Experience:  5-10
Required Education:  Associate of Applied Science
Salary:  $ 90000.00 - $ 115000.00
Job Description
Konik PrimeStaff has partnered with a high-tech company that specializes in complete, custom product engineering solutions for a variety of industries and clients around the world.

The organization works hard in their relentless pursuit of perfection, but celebrate their successes along the way. They offer a casual work environment with a great deal of flexibility. No two days at are the same as talented employees continue to find new and better ways of doing their jobs and our business evolves.

If you are looking for a rewarding challenge, and a high-impact role don't miss this opportunity to be part of this great success story!

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing tactical and strategic aspects of custom product projects in high risk market segments. This is a hands-on role that includes creating and tracking project plans (milestones, deliverables, budget, etc.) and coordinating internal/external stakeholders to effectively resolve issues that arise. 
  • Develop full scale project plans that encompass all client project requirements
  • Manage all project phases: Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces projects standards in line with PMBOK
  • Properly communicate relevant issues and/or changes of projects to team members and sponsors
  • Keep track of lessons learned and leverage these experiences to drive improvements to implementation 
  • Attend project related meetings, take detailed notes, and generate relevant action items for the team
  • Understands, organizes, and controls all project documentation in collaboration with Project Coordinator to ensure appropriate resources have access and knowledge of their participation requirements
  • Tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools and provides periodic reports to Executive Team and customers
  • Facilitate client meetings effectively and actively participate in regular status meetings with internal teams
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion to ensure complete customer satisfaction
  • Implements and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Must be willing to assist other departments with tactical work to keep projects on schedule
  • Collaborate with project team manager to define, document, and improve processes
  • Maintain constant communication with supervisor and team members regarding scheduling projects and follow-up with appropriate departments.
Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Management or related field strongly preferred. Associate Degree and relevant experience (7,500 hours directly managing projects) may be substituted.

  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience in manufacturing project management role, preferably with some experience managing project timelines greater than 12 months.

  • PMP Certification is highly desired.

  • Ability to effectively use MS Project and related tracking tools

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Products including Outlook, Word, Excel and OneNote.

  • Proficient in the use of MRP/ERP systems (Epicor, Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, etc.)

  • Organizational abilities, both in physical and electronic workspace.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to positively influence others through logical communication

  • Proven ability to multi-task and effectively manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

  • Ability to collaborate within a team as well as work independently.

  • A high degree of mechanical aptitude is required.

  • Must be able to obtain a passport and visa for Brazil.

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