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Senior Project Manager

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Information Technology

Division

Intralox
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Intralox, L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for a hybrid Senior Project Manager in our Digital Solutions (DS) Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) group.  This role reports directly to an Intralox Business Relationship Manager (BRM) and will sit in Baltimore, MD. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing and leading all aspects of projects related to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) applications and associated engineering systems implementation including Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Control, and Closure.  

The Project Manager would work in a key project team leadership role and will have responsibility and accountability for the successful execution and outcome of our key strategic engineering systems /PLM related projects. This role will manage and track all tasks and deliverables throughout the project life cycle, working closely with our IT/DS team, business sponsors, and stakeholders. The Project Manager will also provide project team leadership and guidance to the core project team.  
This is a pivotal continuous improvement role in our organization to help our company leverage the power of our engineering systems and to ensure we are leveraging the full power of our PTC Windchill system through critical projects. The Project Manager is expected to learn and understand our current operations, processes, and future continuous improvement opportunities in order to achieve project success by delivering business value. 

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 4,000 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 50 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:
  • Support the IT Business Relationship Manager (BRM) to clarify, sequence, and provide strategic vision for key business initiatives/projects on our Digital Solutions Roadmap  
  • Initiate, plan, and execute PLM/engineering systems and/or related application projects 
  • Define project scope, goals, phases, and milestones 
  • Create and manage project documentation including Project Charter, RACI, Project Plan and Schedule, Project Status reports, Issues and Risk Log, Testing Cycles, Training, etc. 
  • Identify, manage, and escalate project risks and issues 
  • Define project tasks, deliverables, and project resources 
  • On-Board and manage project team members 
  • Manage Stakeholders and cross-functional teams 
  • Manage project budget as applicable 
  • Create and manage the project WBS 
  • Create and own the detailed project schedule and project timeline 
  • Ensure timely and quality completion of all engineering project tasks and deliverables 
  • Lead, support, guide, motivate, and direct the PLM/Engineering project core team 
  • Manage project change orders through change control process 
  • Lead quality assurance on the project 
  • Monitor the status of the project on a continual bases and report progress to the team and stakeholders 
  • Complete, lead and/or manage key project milestones/tasks such as: 
    • Project Requirements gathering workshops 
    • Fit-Gap analysis sessions (with BAs) 
    • To-Be Process Flow development 
    • Proof of Concepts (POC) and Conference Room Pilot (CRP) sessions 
    • Functional and technical specification development 
    • Tests cycles, including unit testing, string testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) 
    • Manage User Training sessions 
    • Cutover planning sessions and cutover tasks 
    • Transition project to long term delivery and support, including Knowledge Transfer 
    • Project Close 
  • Run Sprint Stand-Up Status meetings and weekly Team meetings 
  • Act as ‘Demand Manager’ for continuous improvement development efforts and build deployments 

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or Science. 
  • Proven IT Project Management track record with minimum of 8 years in technology and project management (PM) roles 
  • 5 years of experience managing Implementation/Continuous Improvement projects using established implementation methodologies 
  • Experience and expertise in SDLC waterfall phases/implementation concepts and Agile approach 
  • Principled thinking with eye towards simplification and continuous improvement 
  • Experience working with business systems consultants/staff augmentation providers 
  • Experience leading diverse teams, including members from global business departments and vendors 
  • Proficient in MS Project, Smartsheet / Project Management Software 
  • Experience in manufacturing industry or experience within an engineering environment preferred
  • Proven knowledge and skillset in PTC Windchill applications/modules (preferred) or similar PDM or PLM applications preferred
  • PMP (PMI)  or certified Scrum Master certification preferred
  • Preferred local to DC/Baltimore area for hybrid remote/office working

This position is not currently eligible for work authorization sponsorship.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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