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Project Manager


New Orleans, LA


Information Technology


Laitram LLC
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Laitram is a vibrant, forward-thinking company with an intense commitment to innovation, integrity, and continuous improvement throughout its four operating divisions – Laitram Machinery, Intralox, Lapeyre Stair and Laitram Machine Shop. Laitram, LLC offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, global, and consistently growing company, with opportunities for continuous improvement and career advancement.    

We are seeking a Project Manager for the Corporate IT group who will help with a wide range of programs and projects. This requires an individual who is a self- starter, a organized thinker, a fast learner, and strong facilitator, and who brings superior communication and interpersonal skills.  Projects will have broad impact within our global companies will focus on deploying the right technology solutions to meet and solve key business challenges. This position will report to the IT Business and Program Planning Supervisor and will be based in New Orleans, LA.

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical and functional feasibility
  • Work directly with other company departments to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget; ensure all aspects of each project are compatible with business processes
  • Develop and manage a detailed project documentation to monitor and track progress
  • Oversee execution of programs and projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, ensure resource availability and allocation, and monitor and summarize progress
  • Proactively manage changes to project scope, project schedule and project costs
  • Source, evaluate, select, and manage vendor relationships to support expanded capacity for project execution
  • Coordinate communication and change management efforts with business stakeholders into project plans to promote adoption and benefits realization
  • Act as a feedback loop from the business and in coordination with other Project Managers to assess and refine the processes, standards, and templates used for effective program and project management within our department
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Proven working experience in program & project management
  • Experience managing IT implementations/migration projects
  • Excellent facilitation and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking capabilities
  • Strong understanding of Change Management processes
  • Self-managed with ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas
  • Ability to manage vendors and foster collaboration with internal resources
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Experience deploying products in a multi-national, multi-division company is a plus