Senior Project Manager

An exciting position is currently available for a Senior Project Manager in our Project Management Department. We are looking for a candidate with proven experience to direct and control resources, manage large capital equipment projects, and solve complex problems in an entrepreneurial manufacturing environment. This position is primarily responsible for managing a cross-functional team to an on-budget and on-time build, startup, and commission of a capital equipment project by setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and driving progress. The successful candidate will be results-oriented, innovative, and analytical with a drive for change.

As a Senior Project Manager, join a growing manufacturing company that has continually evolved for over 60 years with an innovative vision and supportive culture. CHL Systems is a provider of custom capital automation equipment that offers project management, engineering, design, manufacturing, and installation services for a variety of industries including food, pharma, and heavy industry to name a few.


• Direct and manage project development and construction from beginning to end

• Define and adhere to project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals

• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents

• Effectively set, communicate, and manage project expectations with team members in a timely and clear fashion

• Understand, analyze, and lead technical design and/or system specifications

• Estimate, source and manage the internal and external resources needed to achieve project goals

• Plan, schedule, and track project timelines, milestones, and deliverables using appropriate tools

• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, devise contingency plans, and capture cost impacts

• Coordinate potential future project opportunities with the Account Manager

• Build, develop, and maintain any business relationships vital to the success of the project

• Conduct project closeout reporting, including recommendations, in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements


• 10 years direct Project Manager work experience of capital projects capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

• 10 years direct Project Manager work experience in production/process/plant engineering in the food processing industry

• B.S in Engineering or related fields, MBA preferred

• PMP Certification

• Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

• Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently demonstrating flexibility

• Persuasive, encouraging and motivating

• Proven ability to deliver high-quality results

• Must be able to work at a faster than average pace

• Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

• Ability to produce results through political sensitivity

• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

• Strong written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills

• Solid experience using project management software like MS Project

• Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

• Familiarity with drafting or modeling software such as AutoCAD and Solid Works

CHL offers a competitive benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

• Short Term Long Term and Life insurance

• 401(k) with Company Match

• Holidays and Vacation Days

• Safety Program Incentives

• Employee Appreciation Events