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Project Manager


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Project Manager
Location: Morgantown, PA
COMPANY BACKGROUND:
Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of twelve manufacturing and five service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.
A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan's winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Project Manager will oversee the planning, management, implementation, and tracking of projects to ensure objectives are met on time and within budget.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for overall completion, implementation, execution and direction on assigned projects.
  • Prepare and update project plans and required project reports and documentation.
  • Monitor accounting reports for labor, overhead, materials and other project costs to meet budgeted targets for assigned projects.
  • Maintain project management contact with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate efforts of personnel assigned to project. Defines tasks, tracks progression and assignments to ensure successful/complete execution on time and within budget.
  • Establish contractor/vendor scope and manages task to ensure completion.
  • Prepare and tracks project status and provides accurate, timely communication.
  • Capable of managing greenfield or brownfield initiatives including full planning and implementation.
  • Support development of safe manufacturing processes.
  • Support capital projects for new equipment, processes or facilities.
  • Coordinate the launch of core products/process improvements into production operations..
  • Prioritize various projects and tracks using sound project management principles.
  • Coordinate the launch of new products into production operations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • EXPERTISE REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor of Science degree Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 10+ years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment; 5 of which involve project management of multiple initiatives including plant start-ups.
  • Practical Lean principles experience with proven success.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD.
  • Planning - an ability to think ahead and plan over a 3-6 month time span.
  • Strong leadership experience and strong team player
  • Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail.
  • PMP certification highly desirable and similar project management training knowledgeable with standard facility requirements, building codes, equipment requirements and regulations.
  • High level of mechanical aptitude and desire to work in a hands on manufacturing environment for extensive periods of time.

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required. At times, this job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
    Special Application Instructions:

    • Click the link below to complete our pre-employment assessment (approximately 30 minutes or less).

    http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/ASmSqeD/hhbCPPba
    • After completing the pre-employment assessment, apply via this job posting.

    • After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.



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