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Project Manager I
Ref No.: 17-28004
Location: Abbott Park, Illinois
This position is NonExempt. Hours over 40 will be paid at Time and a Half. Manages/directs the activities and people associated with small to large scale projects with a focus on any or several non-IT business applications and disciplines. Manage/direct all facets of single or multiple, multidimensional, mission-critical projects through the Full Project Life Cycle. Collaborate/work with project sponsors, business units and users to identify project scope and focus, develop or monitor project initiatives, implement project requirements/plans/processes/tools, assign/guide/monitor project staff, and assure project success. Deliver quality project solutions to business problems or issues within defined budgets and/or timelines. Provide expert project guidance/support proactively through project completion. Provide tracking, reporting, and presentation to management and users. 1-6 years experience

Supports and co-develops new initiatives for the organization that are value added to the Business Excellence Program.
Supports project execution by completing tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing strategies to ensure project implementation buy-in.
Develops change and communication strategies to ensure successful projects and site initiatives.
Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, cross site counterparts and others as appropriate.
Liaises with the different department functions to seek communication effectiveness and helps enhance the excellence culture.
Assists with the organization of the Exempt and Direct staff Employee Quarterly Meetings and Business Excellence awards program