Thriving on innovation while building on the solid foundations of experience, JR Automation Technologies, LLC has grown 475 percent since 2009. With 1100+ employees spread across 3 geographical locations, we are looking ahead towards continued success and expansion while servicing multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more.
The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for Business Unit (BU) projects throughout the entire project life cycle (from quote hand off to project close); providing customer support; leading project-related communications, and taking full project management ownership of related activities performed by multi-disciplined cross functional teams.
Primary objectives are to manage project scope and scope changes, performance to schedule and budget, to satisfy the customer with the performance of the product equipment and the services provided, and to deliver business financial results that meet or exceed JR’s expectation for awarded projects.
What will your typical week consist of?
Primary point of communication interface to the customer for respective projects.
Upon project award, the Project Manager is responsible for the leadership of the project including scope and scope change management, schedule management, cost management, open issue management, requirements confirmation and definition, risk analysis, project kickoff, performance management and compliance assurance.
Possess and demonstrate the interpersonal and leadership skills to build relationships with key customer contacts responsible for decision making.
Actively listen, probe, and identify concerns. Understand customer's business and speak their language. Develops credibility, loyalty, trust, and commitment.
Owns project management through complete product life cycle from order acceptance through concept and final design, to equipment build, run-off and installation at customer facility and, acceptance and sharing of best practices and lessons learned utilizing the JR Project Execution Process (PEP).
In depth understanding of the financial details and budget of each assigned project
Acts as the driving force for the team and requires cooperation through each portion of the project
Has developed strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Decision analysis capabilities; takes into consideration size, complexity, visible and unknown risks, timelines, etc
Ability to manage projects that may crossover to other JR locations.
Preparation and communication of project status meetings and escalation of critical issues.
Coordinating / monitoring project documentation, timelines, technical performance, budget, production, quality deliverables, and corrective action initiatives.
Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (ISO 9001).
Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
What you’ll learn:
Who you’ll work with:
Customers, Mechanical Engineers, Controls Engineers, all levels of management, Machine Builders, Electricians, Vendors, and Suppliers.
Who you’ll report to:
Business Unit Manager
What to know coming in:
Where you could be in 5 years: