Company: JC Ford Company
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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
- 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
- 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
- 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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