Engineering Project Manager

at Central States Manufacturing in Lowell, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


JOB SUMMARY: The Engineering Project Manager will be responsible for planning, overseeing and leading projects from ideation through completion. This role with CSMI requires interaction with a range of internal and external individuals, most often managing several projects simultaneously. JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

+ Lead weekly project planning meetings.

+ Coordinate staff and internal resources.

+ Manage project progress and adapt work as required.

+ Ensure projects meet deadlines.

+ Manage relationships with external vendors and Internal Engineers.

+ Design and sign off on contracts.

+ Oversee all incoming and outgoing project documentation.

+ Design and manage test plans.

+ Manage the design of prototypes.

+ Design risk mitigation plan.

+ Conduct project review and creating detailed reports for management.

+ Optimize and improve processes and the overall approach where necessary.

+ Secure growth opportunities and initiate new projects.

+ Manage multiple projects at a time effectively and efficiently.


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and Project Management.

+ Five to eight years experience Managing Engineering Projects.

+ PMP Certification preferred.

+ Previous experience in manufacturing is a plus.

+ Experience in New Product Development, from conception to production.

+ Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities across multiple divisions of CSMI.

+ Lean Manufacturing experience preferred; examples include: Value Stream, Kaizen, Root Cause Analysis, Six Sigma, etc.

+ Must possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

+ Should be highly organized.

+ Travel as required.

+ Ability to lead and manage multiple teams.

+ Self-starter; can work with little or no oversight.

+ Excellent time and resource management skills.

+ Computer skills required, specifically: MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word.

+ Effective written and verbal skills. Ability to present to both large and small groups.

+ Demonstrated support of company mission statement and value list.

+ Ability to work while being exposed to outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat.

+ Outstanding customer service attitude.

+ Consistently exhibits and displays the company’s values of “Own It. Can Do. Act in Love.”

+ Own It – Commitment to customer, the company, and each other

+ Can Do – Pursuing continuous improvement

+ Act in Love – Treating others with humility, respectfulness, kindness, honesty, patience, and self-control

+ This is a Safety Sensitive position.

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Job Posting: JC191124864

Posted On: Aug 28, 2021

Updated On: Oct 27, 2021