Global Project Manager in Lake Forest, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 2/24/2020

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Job Description

Overview*:

TW Construction provides a variety of fastening systems and truss products for the commercial, residential, and remodeling/renovation segments. With products manufactured at locations around the globe serving markets in North America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. The Global Tool Unit (GTU) is a part of ITW’s Construction Segment. The GTU innovates, develops, and manufactures best-in-class Power Fastening Systems for the global construction market. Our highly differentiated tools are specified to be used in a variety of applications including wood framing, wood trim, and steel to concrete installations. Tools, and related fasteners, account for a significant portion of total segment revenues.

Responsibilities:

Project Management – New Product Development

  • Lead and manages internal resources to deliver critical New Product development projects on time, within budget and specification
  • Collaborates with Marketing, Engineering, Sourcing and Operations to build project scope and plans
  • Develops project milestones and KPI’s
  • Ensures alignment and organizational resources are available to achieve project goals based on resource planning tools
  • Provides monthly reporting of project progress
  • Reports and escalates issues to key stakeholders
  • Creates, shares and maintains project documentation
  • Performs risk management
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience (engineering or marketing preferred).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong track record of leading global projects through all phases of stage-gate process
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and successfully build productive relationships across functions within the business
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Up to 30% travel, both domestic and international

*Employee referral bonus program eligible.