Project Manager - Engineering


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Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

The Project Manager will be a critical member of the Engineering team and possess solid project management knowledge, experience and skills to manage, lead and direct multiple projects from initiation to successful on time completion. Accomplish this by planning, monitoring and coordinating the job flow within and between each of the manufacturing departments, consistent with customer expectations and company goals, budget, and customer satisfaction objectives. Work with Sales, Engineering, Procurement and Operations to identify potential risks early and develop mitigation actions. Exceptional communication and leadership skills are critical success factors as you work with key stakeholders.


* Plans and manages project execution from up front quoting and design engineering through downstream manufacturing and delivery activities, including onsite installation in some cases.

* Plays an active role in project related kick off meetings to assist in the development of project timelines, requirements, and direct labor resources needed to meet customer delivery schedules.

* Develops the production plan by entering BOM and routing into ERP System (Made to Manage) and works with engineering, operations and purchasing department to acquire all necessary articles, expedite when necessary, arranges sub-contracting, oversees assembly of products, and arranges for shipping.

* Identifies workload and anticipates workload problems; maintains a continual awareness of potential bottlenecks that could negatively impact the achievement of on-schedule completion of in-process operations; recommends and/or implements short term containment actions in order to ensure timeliness and work load leveling.

* Coordinates shipping packaging requirements, arrival times, and specified carriers with shipping personnel as required to meet customer expectations.

* Coordinates with sales, engineering, quality, and all manufacturing departments, concerning the production status of customer orders.

* Works with the CAD designers

* Instrumental in ensuring we stay in line with installation, profit, deliveries, quality and makes recommendations to sales as needed.

* Intimately involved in all welding, finishing, and assembly activity for the design build group.

* Conduct regular communications to customers (both internal and external), regarding project status, milestones achieved, progress billing, etc.

* Occasional travel to customer site for installation or issue resolution.


* BS degree in Engineering in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Machine Design or related field with 5 years of experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment.

* AAS degree in a Technical/Engineering field with 10 years of experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment.

* Experience with welding, fabrication, forming, bending, laser a plus.

* Knowledge of CAD and 3D modeling tools (preferably Solid Works).

* Knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Made to Manage).

* Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.

Location: Ramsey, Minnesota