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Senior Project Manager

We have an immediate need for a Senior Project Manager who would be responsible for overall project management, from concept through client acceptance, installation and client follow-up.

The Senior Project Manager:

  • Coordinates preparation of proposals and quotes.
  • Coordinates, monitors and controls the development of specifications and requirements.
  • Develops project plans, individually and in a team environment, that meets or exceeds client's requirements and expectations. Project plans will include Gantt chart and work breakdown structure.
  • Creates and maintains project notebook.
  • Monitors and coordinates all aspects of the design process - mechanical layouts, details, assemblies, electrical controls, software development.
  • Monitors project budget and schedule using Microsoft Project.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled project team meetings.
  • Initiates corrective actions as required to keep projects on task and provides project direction during problem resolution.
  • Interfaces with client during all project phases.
  • Establishes and maintains an open issues and action item list (internally and between DWFritz and client).
  • Determines external resource requirements and manages those resources to meet project goals.
  • Reviews bills of materials prior to release
  • Assists project team members in accomplishing tasks through hands-on activity.
  • Provides technical support and liaisons with fabricated parts vendors.
  • Participates in the assembly and test process.
  • Manages communication with client during all phases of project.
  • Provides project status reports to clients and management.
  • Provides "Voice of the Client" input to company's Management Team.
  • Supports and participates in new business development activities.

Job Requirements:

  • General knowledge of engineering practices, including design for manufacturability, maintainability, reliability, safety and machine shop practices.
  • AutoCad Inventor experience is preferred.
  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and directed.
  • Problem solving, system and methods improvement skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to actively participate in team development and team-oriented processes and motivate others to do the same.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines in a multi-tasking environment.