Project Manager in Greenville, SC at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Description Position at Hartness International

Primary Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning

  • Work with the Product Line Manager, Controls Manager, and Engineering Systems Manager to understand and implement our standardization strategy and ensure that our standards are in line with our key ’80’ opportunities.
  • Ensure that the vision, strategic plan and the annual tactics of the Sales, Marketing, and Engineering team are followed in order to meet target growth metrics.
  • Assist department in meeting the KPIs established by the Application and Execution manager.

Application and Execution Support

  • Assist the Application and Execution team to deliver best in class commercial product and services in line with key market requirements, while following the department procedures and practices to improve deliverable lead times, quality and project close rates.
  • Assist in developing 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.
  • Coordinates engineering, procurement, and construction personnel. Coordinates, approves and monitors manpower usage.
  • Provide effective management of the suppliers and other third parties.
  • Coordinates client and internal activities including design review meetings, quality assurance requirements, contract change orders and issues, issued-for-construction orders and obtains acceptance by the client of equipment and systems
  • Approves purchase orders (outgoing), subcontracts and client change orders including related supplier invoices and change orders
  • Prepare and deliver progress reports, schedule updates, cash flow projections and budget reports
  • Presents project reviews to management, as required
  • Coordinates development of start-up and related training programs at the job site, as required

•       Establishes requirements for project completion (punch list.)  Obtains client’s acceptance (release authorization) and final payment

•       Other duties as assigned by the Integration Systems Manager.

Continuous Improvement / ITW Toolbox Implementation

•       Participate in 80/20, USa, MRD, In-Lining and continuous improvement initiatives which achieve results consistent with company goals.

•       Understand the metrics and KPI targets for the department to drive best-in-industry performance to produce optimum manufacturing results and P&L improvement.

Job Requirements:


•       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent engineering experience required.

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in engineering or project management, experience in leading cross functional engineering team to meet commercial and execution standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results within a team environment and to gain alignment and develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Must have hands-on secondary packaging machine experience and line layout development with emphasis on the core markets that we serve which are food, beverage and personal and household care.
  • General knowledge of accounting practices and ability to learn GAP accounting practices and revenue recognition practices to accurately provide detailed financial outlooks.
  • Experience using AutoCAD in building design is a plus
  • Able to define a problem, gather data to draw conclusions and develop appropriate plans to address
  • Strong change management, analytical, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Excellent understanding of business dynamics and organizational design.
  • Excellent business analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management, prioritization abilities and project management.
  • Confident with financial data analysis and budget planning.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and presentation.
  • Willing to travel when necessary.
  • Cross cultural awareness



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