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Laitram®

Project Manager: Product Improvement Team

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Manufacturing & Production

Division

Intralox
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Intralox, LLC is currently seeking a Project Manager for the New Product Development Team in the Equipment platform. This individual will be primarily responsible for managing required product improvements and component or material verification projects through Intralox's product development process. This Project Manager will work in our Baltimore, Maryland office to support our new product development team in sustaining  innovative, high-value solutions for challenging real-world problems. 

This Project Manager will be working with driven and talented people across multiple departments.  For a person to be successful in this role, they need to be highly motivated to learn new things, enjoy navigating complexity and demonstrate a wide degree of creativity.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.  

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.



Responsibilities:

  • Manages New Product Development projects from feasibility to completed solution 
  • Develops, monitors, and controls a detailed scope of work, budget, and schedule
  • Work with operations and customer support teams to document product requirements
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all project stakeholders and communicate information at the right time, to the right audience
  • Conduct Risk Assessment for each project opportunity to help prioritize work and mitigate risks for work that is activated
  • Coordinates resources across multiple departments with input from other functional managers
  • Self-driven and motivated- working to implement and improve processes
  • Ability to navigate within complex topics – understand the big picture while also being able to dive into the details 
  • Ability to interface with customers as needed to implement upgrades to existing product lines and gather information about product performance  

Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A. from an accredited university or equivalent work experience
  • If not currently in Baltimore area, will require relocation 
  • 2+ years Project Management experience or working equivalent
  • 2+ years manufacturing experience
  • Outstanding communication and prioritization skills – the ability to tailor communication and task management depending on team members involved  
  • Technically minded – have the ability to understand and communicate many different technical concepts related to both mechanical and electrical design.  Not required to be an engineer or technical SME but needs to be able to grasp and communicate technical topics with a general understanding.  
  • Creative problem solver – the ability to remove obstacles and resolve issues for team members 
  • Adaptable – able to pivot quickly when new information is learned
  • Inquisitive: Great at asking questions to get to truth
  • Experience working in cross functional teams
  • Proficient with MS Project, Word, Excel
  • Effective communication (verbal and written) and relationship skills with engineering groups, operations groups, customers, suppliers, and contractors
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player and open to new ideas to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Travel Required (~10%)

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