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Project Manager Sales/Marketing/Sales/Prod Sup III
Ref No.: 18-57099
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 11/27/2018 to 10/31/2021
Job Description:
Job Title: Project Manager

Job ID: JDJP00018201
Location: Waterloo Iowa
Duration: 36 months to start with, will extend as needed

  • Manage the Application Product Delivery Process (APDP) for Power Systems in Waterloo, IA by scheduling and leading monthly decision meetings, documenting and reporting meeting results, overseeing the workflow approval process activities, and supporting a Global Application Engineering Team on the process.
  • Work with a cross-functional team to develop/ maintain Portfolio Planning tools and information used to manage overall R&D, Capital and resource project needs to support the overall Engine Portfolio Plan.
Specific duties include the following:
  • Support the Portfolio Manager with managing and the reporting of the overall Portfolio process
  • Schedule and facilitate two monthly meetings segmented by Engine Platforms to review, discuss and approve application projects
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings, as required, to support Global Growth initiatives in new markets
  • Document and publish meeting outcomes
  • Manage, update and maintain monthly reports on the status of programs to closure
  • Provide direction and continuous improvement recommendations to streamline processes for documenting and reporting program development status
  • Propose, develop and implement opportunities to automate processes using SharePoint and Microsoft Office platforms
  • Prepare meeting agendas and required attendees, and confirm meeting participant readiness and ensure resource availability for all meetings
  • Facilitate meetings with Product Planning, Engineering and Factory representatives who are involved in supporting APDP and impacted by / in support of requested projects when conflicts emerge
  • Ensure the completeness of project requests prior to meetings and discuss with program requestors
  • Keep meetings on topic and on time
  • Create, maintain and actively manage Microsoft SharePoint sites
  • Manage Outlook distribution lists for communication with meeting participants and Stakeholders
  • Manage stakeholder list for workflow routing to ensure appropriate options are represented for project requesters to reference and ensure appropriate engineering teams are being notified of new projects.
  • Provide additional tracking,  reporting, or presenations as may be requested by PS Leadership
  • Manage the full list of Application programs to ensure requesters are returning to meetings in a timely manner and communicating current status
  • Create training/reference material and train cross functional groups on the APDP and portfolio process
  • Support the process by developing and maintaining of resource planning tools, used to analyze program resource ( people, R&D, Capital) needs for Enterprise Product Development Programs (EPDP) and APDP
Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience
Technical Skills & Knowledge:
  • Skills in scheduling, organizing and managing physical and virtual meetings on a Global scale
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of programs including SharePoint and InfoPath
  • Knowledge of process development and implementing process change
  • Experience working across multiple functional areas and operating locations
  • 4-Year Degree or Equivalent experience in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Business/Management, Engineering/Technology
Relevant Work Experiences:
  • Experience planning and scheduling meeting/events with multiple topics and attendees
  • Evaluating and improving processes to improve productivity
  • Demonstrated experience with managing data in Microsoft Excel and working with SharePoint
Best Regards,
Eshpriya Mehta
Associate Recruiter
Artech Information Systems LLC
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