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Project Manager II in Alpharetta, GA at Hire Road

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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Project Manager
Alpharetta, GA


Our client is an elevator manufacturing corporation with their research and development based in the Alpharetta area. They are looking to add an experienced and professional Project Manager. As the Project Manager you would be responsible for two programs, one primary and one emerging. The programs would be concept to launch, launching to the sales team for future products, new development, and optimization to existing design. It is mission based teaming, and the Project Manager is the centerpoint of the project, have an engineering, quality, and manufacturing people working together toward launch plan/process.

Project Manager must have 3+ years’ experience with Gated Launch Processes and Project Management

Project Manager Requirements:

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or equivalent experience
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience
  • Minimum 3 years' experience coordinating and/supporting business projects
  • Experience with New Product Launch and Gated Launch Processes
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Project Manager Description:

  • The PM has two programs, primary program and emerging program
  • Not a lot of travel involved, most of the customers are internal, not a lot of external customer interface, could have external supplier interface
  • Develop detailed project schedules with resources encompassing all areas required to complete the project. All schedules will be reviewed with the resources and sign off of the responsible tasks.  Weekly reporting of on time, upcoming, late and critical tasks are to be reported in the weekly status meetings with the team
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders
  • Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.  Follow up and report on incomplete tasks immediately
  • Develop communication plan; identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities to create a project organization structure in order to develop the communication plan
  • Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project
  • Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus
  • Establish project deliverables; record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter
  • Define prioritization process; define the portfolio component prioritization process using appropriate criteria (e.g., dependencies, resource capacity and capability, technology) in order to sequence portfolio components
  • Communicates project plan and ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members
  • Develop project team and improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale
  • Supports team building by building mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members
  • Recognizes contributions; Praises people for a job well done
  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships - Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Solution oriented by coming to the table with solutions to an issue or facilitates solutioning from the team members to solve a problem
  • Deliver consistent, high quality business presentations for PRC, stakeholder and business project status updates


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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