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Project Manager

Company: JC Ford Company
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Project Manager performs the primary role in managing all aspects of timely project delivery including, but not limited to: planning, executing, reporting, escalating, controlling, and closing projects. Project Managers engage routinely with all applicable internal departments, and external resources such as, but not limited to, contractors, suppliers, vendors, etc. to drive project scope, timeline, and budget to successful completion. Specific Responsibilities Include: --- Responsibility for the successful initiation, scope, budget, plan, execution, tracking, control, reporting, and closure of a project. --- Assigns and manages resources based upon experience level requirements, scope of project and availability. Ensures that each project has clearly defined goals and timelines; Project Managers are held accountable to achieving project objectives. --- Define, implement continuously improve best practices for Project Management, including written procedures, flow charts, schedules, forms, and templates used by JCF to deliver projects on-time, within budget, and within the defined timeline. --- Provides project budgeting & planning, including responsibility for scheduling, resource assignments, and budget setting and compliance. --- Formulates cross-functional project teams, drives alignment, kickoff, status update, and milestone meetings throughout the project. --- Provides strong leadership, strategic insight, and clear communication (written and verbal) to team members. Fosters a project work environment that promotes productivity, innovation, and teamwork. --- Clearly and effectively communicates changes in project scope and impact on cost and schedule. --- Manage project communication, providing formal and informal status updates both internally and externally, when required. --- Perform other related duties as assigned by management. --- Traveling as required for project execution. Education: --- Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience --- PMP certification a plus. Experience and Background:

  • 5+ years of project management experience in a manufacturing/supply chain sector.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing cross functional teams. --- Proven ability to employ countermeasures, and escalation leverage to achieve on time performance is required for success in this role. --- Strong analytical, financial, and organizational skills. --- Excellent customer service and communication skills. --- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project for scheduling and resource planning. --- Experience working with manufacturing machine tools, automation, fabrication equipment, and assembly operations is strongly preferred. --- Experience with a manufacturing facility start-up is strongly preferred. --- Experience working in manufacturing operations and facilities management is preferred.
    • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to participate in and/or lead a cross-functional team.
    • Analytical ability to prepare reports and other performance measures.
    • Independent self-directed worker, team player, problem solver and experienced leader.
    • Possess ability to drive for results, hold self-accountable, and continuously improve.Physical RequirementsMost of the job function is performed in an office setting requiring normal safety precautions, but the job will also require time on the production floor, warehouse and various suppliers, contractors, etc.

Keywords: JC Ford Company, Murfreesboro , Project Manager, Executive , Columbia, Tennessee

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