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Project Manager

Company: Wirtz Manufacturing Company
Location: Port Huron
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Wirtz Manufacturing is looking for a driven project manager who is ready to work in a fast paced setting. We are looking for a person who is focused, ambitious, and ready to work in a team-oriented environment. To help keep the flow of the company going smoothly, our Project Managers need to be able to communicate effectively, pay attention to details, demonstrate outstanding customer service, and have great organization skills.
If you are a Project Manager looking for a new opportunity and feel that you are ready to take on the responsibilities at Wirtz Manufacturing, we encourage you to apply!
Responsibilities:At Wirtz Manufacturing, our Project Managers are frequently tasked with the following assignments:

  • Serve as a point of communication between Sales and production, Engineering and production, and Materials and production
  • They are to set expectations as far as when Engineering releases are needed, follow up, when parts are required in house for assembly, and that the job has been planned properly
  • Responsible to make sure only the established manufacturing team is working on their project, and that it is only being worked on in the designated job area
  • Set floor working hours for their designated teams, to make sure the project is done according to schedule, and within the expected manufacturing hours, making adjustments as needed.
  • Review the respective job costs, and determine if their job was within the expected job cost. If not, they must determine why, and a recommended course of action. This must be discussed with the Operations Manager.
  • Occasionally project managers will be assigned special, non- sales order products ranging from anything to do with cost reduction, supplier evaluation, 5S, or any of shop floor improvement project
  • On a weekly basis, determine the schedule for the machining and fabrication departments in the shop based on project plans, currently BO's, forecasted parts, and spare parts.
  • Provide project updated on a consistent basis to stakeholders about strategy, adjustments and progress.
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field
    • 5-8 years of project management and related experience
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
    • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
    • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
    • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
    • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
      Benefits:We offer competitive wages and an incredible benefits package which includes:
      • 401K Retirement plan with company match and profit-sharing contributions
      • 100% Company paid Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurances
      • Paid Vacation and Holiday time off
        Physical Demands & Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship on the company may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions, as long as that would not hinder or prevent performance of duties or be a safety concern.

Keywords: Wirtz Manufacturing Company, Warren , Project Manager, Executive , Port Huron, Michigan

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