Project Manager in Greenville, SC at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a key member of the engineering team, the Project Manager- Key Accounts is responsible for executing projects with our key account customers. This position is the primary customer contact for our key accounts and is also responsible for leading, planning and administering mid-level projects with minimal guidance, through its completion to drive targeted margins while building and maintaining professional relationships with our customers.  Coordinates between the customer, sales, engineering, and manufacturing to ensure the project results meet the customer's technical and lead time requirements. This position understands our machine standards strategy, delivers leading application design, and project management services.

 The position will be based out of our headquarters in our Greenville, South Carolina location.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Autonomously monitor progress of projects against the project schedule and effectively communicate to the team; including, communication regarding any changes in schedule that may impact the customer.
  • Partner with key account customers thru a collaborative process to facilitate design review meetings, quality assurance requirements, contract issues, and obtains acceptance by the client of equipment and systems.
  • Manage aftermarket/equipment engineering projects from start to finish, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.
  • Lead coordination efforts to ensure that commercial quotes are delivered with high quality, best in class applications and accuracy to meet expected lead times, while supporting our overall growth targets.
  • Coordinate with Operations to understand and implement our standardization strategy and ensure that our standards are in line with our key opportunities.
  • Support the development of an accurate forecast and outlook for projects on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Assist the department in maintaining backlog, schedule, and meeting overall commercial and execution timelines.
  • Establishes requirements for project completion (punch list.)  Obtains client’s acceptance (release authorization) and final payment.
  • Coordinate engineering, procurement, and service personnel to meet critical deadlines.
  • Prepare and deliver progress reports and schedule updates.
  • Present project reviews to management, as required.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives which achieve results consistent with company goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience in lieu of degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant project management or engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results autonomously within a team environment and to gain alignment and develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general accounting and revenue recognition practices to accurately provide detailed financial outlooks
  • Able to define a problem, analyze and gather data to draw conclusions, and develop appropriate plans to address
  • Strong change management and organizational skills
  • Cross cultural awareness
  • Excellent time management, prioritization abilities, and project management
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Willing to travel when necessary
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Work experience in manufacturing or similar packaging industry

 ITW Hartness:

ITW Hartness is a world class secondary packaging equipment manufacturer headquartered in the beautiful suburbs of Greenville, SC. Founded on the premise of cutting-edge innovation and a relentless commitment to our customers, ITW Hartness’ world class equipment is designed to our customers’ goals of continuous improvement throughout the production process.

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program for those who qualify.

 ITW Description:

Since ITW’s founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 56 countries that employ more than 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. ITW has 81 businesses divided into 7 Segments, which includes: Welding, Automotive OEM, Food Equipment Group, Construction Products, Polymers & Fluids, Test and Measurement & Electronics, and Specialty. 

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.