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Project Manager

We're adding to our team! If you are an experienced Project Manager with a background working in the3PL industry, we want to hear from you today! Within this remote position, you will serve as primary liaison to stakeholders throughout a project life cycle. You will be responsible for delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Apply today if you're interested in hearing more!

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Serve as primary liaison to business customers and provide recommendations for improved system processes. Develop deliverables related to project initiation including feasibility studies, risk assessment, project initiation reports, staffing, project organization outline, and standards and control procedures.
  • Develop good working relationships with the local customer plant and project leader; ensures that we establish excellent two-way communication.
  • Monitor project progress, deliverables, quality assurance, and customer service.
  • Adjust resources as necessary to ensure project success and completion.  Provide work direction and feedback to all team members and assist them in issue resolution. 
  • Develop new processes as necessary to ensure mission critical systems are completed; provide expertise in identifying appropriate methodologies for large-scale projects. 
  • Prepare and deliver formal presentations to colleagues and management.  Shares “best practices” for account management, staff development, and technical expertise.
  • Develop, maintain & follow a detailed Launch Plan based on syncreon Launch Process Template with focus on the following: Daily follow-up with customers e.g. Plan for Every Part, Milestones, Ramp-Up plans, Scope of Work etc., daily follow-up with internal project team members, discuss project exceptions/issues from each project discipline, and ensure that the communication and dynamics within the project team will support the success of the project.
  • Ensure that any external suppliers of equipment or services are sourced appropriately.
  • Maintain, update & distribute weekly or bi-weekly Flash Report for Steering Committee review so that it presents an honest reflection of the project’s status. Review, communicate and escalate critical project issues with VP Project Management & Steering Committee in a timely manner.
  • Schedule and facilitate project meetings as required to ensure that all aspects of the project are dealt with professionally and efficiently.
  • Develop Project Evidence Binder, in line with clearly documented syncreon expectations and QS Standards – managed throughout the project on the Portal Server.
  • Manage the Project Budgets (Resources & CAPEX) – If there is any risk to this objective, it would be expected that the Project Manager escalates accordingly to the VP Project Management/Steering Committee so that alternative plans can be made to either bring the budgets back on track or request further justified approvals
  • Provide leadership, support & training to project team members and new operational staff.
  • Manage handover process to Operations (Plant Manager sign-off) at the appropriate time which will be jointly determined by Business Development and Operations.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in Project Management in a logistics environment. Operational experience also preferred.
  • Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks and reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations and willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Ability to be open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace and the persistence in the face of obstacles.

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.

 

Compensation
syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

 

About syncreon
At syncreon, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.

 

Note
Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

 

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