Senior Project Manager

Are you ready to break free of the mundane?

Looking for a place where you can think outside the box? Where you can be part of a company that knows developing an awesome team makes all the difference? Where each day brings a new challenge? Join a growing company that has continually evolved for over 60 years with an innovative vision and supportive culture. CHL Systems is a custom equipment supplier that provides project management, engineering, design, manufacturing and installation services for a variety of industries including food, pharma and heavy industry to name a few.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and results-driven individual to aid in direction and coordination of the daily activities of Project Managers to ensure that goals and/or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed metrics. This position is also responsible for the management and completion of larger and/or more complex projects as assigned. This includes communicating directly with resources concerning project cost, staffing, and scheduling.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Aid in the planning, direction, and daily operation of the department.
  • Recommend improvements to department procedures and work instructions as necessary.
  • Aid in the recruitment and evaluation of department staff; maintains KPIs for staff and department performance.
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit by recognizing the accomplishments of other team members and building group morale
  • Provides support and assistance to Project Management staff when needed
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Define 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
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • 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
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise Project Management staff as well as project team members and contractors
  • Coordinate potential future project opportunities with the Sales Engineer
  • Build, develop, and maintain any business relationships vital to the success of the company
  • Conduct project closeout reporting, including recommendations, in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

 

Job Skills and Qualifications

  • 10 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Strong familiarity with project management software such as MS Project
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management
  • 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
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and time lines through analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to elicit cooperation and defuse tension among project team and other departments
  • 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
  • Customer interfacing skill set is an asset
  • 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

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