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Mgr - Project Management

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MAS Product Identification
Location: 

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mgr – Project Management plans, coordinates, and manages the execution and direction of various projects, ensuring adherence to all project performance targets such as timing, cost, quality, and achievement of proposed benefits/return. This role provides project requirements, establishes project plans, confirms cost structures and oversees the overall execution of the project and interacts with various teams, departments and clients to ensure the project maintains its critical path.
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees and manages project managers and project management teams, provides support and explanation of policy when necessary.
  • Develops and maintains project plans, including documentation of project scope, objectives, deliverables, key milestones, timelines, schedules, internal and external resources, project dashboards, etc.
  • Communicates the project status, requirements, and structure across the Project Management team and all necessary departments.
  • Reviews potential problems and suggests alternatives based upon cost implications, time constraints, and customer quality standards; as well as cost structure and any deviation from approved cost structure.
  • Conducts project review by managing day-to-day progress through risk assessment, problem resolution, and contact with internal project teams, clients and suppliers.
  • Leads project planning meetings; serves as subject matter expert regarding workflow, processes, capacity, timelines, etc.
  • Provides implementation of workflow management and reporting tools focusing on quality, profitability, efficiency, and productivity.
  • Supports cross-functional teams to develop and/or adapt processes, policies, and workflows to improve efficiency, accuracy, speed, quality, etc.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished.  Mentors, coaches, trains and develops team.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Setting up a PMO by implementing new processes and procedures and overseeing deliverable as well as developmental projects 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred / PMP certification preferred
  • 8+ years progressive project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years in a leadership role
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to develop and implement Product Life Cycle from ideation through end of life.
  • Experience and willingness to "lead from the front" as a hands on manager of New Product Introduction and Development Projects.

 

 

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PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
 

The Matthews Industrial Automation division of Matthews International designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of technologies and solutions for industrial automation applications including marking and coding, and warehouse automation. Our integrated systems identify, track, control, and pick products at the highest levels of accuracy. 
 

Our focus on innovation is leading to rapid growth in each of the solution areas we provide: product identification, warehouse automation and applied automation technologies.  
 

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh