Engineering Project Manager


Plymouth, Indiana

a month ago

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Engineering Project Manager
Plymouth, Indiana

a month ago

Job Description

Role: Engineering Project Manager
Duration: 5+ months (Possibility of conversion)
Location: 123 Harvest Rd., Bluffton, IN and 2910 Commerce St., Plymouth, IN (100% on-site)
Open to candidates willing to relocate

The successful staff engineer– project manager (PM) illustrates their experience initiating and executing complex capital projects, from development through close-out. Although mentored and guided by the senior manager of Capital Engineering, this staff engineer knows the importance of delivering a capital plan on time and within budget. With experience in all aspects of running a capital project and managing a team of engineers, the PM is confident promoting and implementing the best use of technology. Experience has made them agile in developing solutions to complex engineering problems to meet the company's current and future business needs. In their work, the successful PM displays a sense of urgency while maintaining attention to detail. They are a model leader and provide clear instructions to engineers, plant staff, technical resources, contractors and others within the supply chain.

Specific Role Focus Area:
• Able to lead an engineering team in all aspects, maintaining personal and team accountability, where team members are motivated, productive, focused and confident.
• Shows empathy and motivates a team capable of handling changing business environments.
• Knows how to implement engineering solutions.
• Understands engineering as a business differentiator (cost, schedule, budget).
• Applies key financial measures (return on investment, cost of capital) to develop engineering and financial analysis.
• Conveys experience using root cause analysis tools to creatively solve complex scope, schedule and budget issues.
• Communicates verbally and in writing to all levels of the supply chain.

Interactions and Partnerships:
• Technical and professional employees within Global R&D and Tech Center Operations.
• Manufacturing leadership within Engineering; Operations; Environment, Health and Safety; Quality Assurance.
• Corporate Engineering functions including process, electrical, packaging systems, civil, utilities.
• Other corporate functions including Quality and Regulatory Compliance; Environment, Health and Safety; Procurement; Marketing; Operations Business Development; Manufacturing Alliances; Supply Planning; Production Planning.
• External vendors, contractors and engineering firms.
• Governmental agencies.

Travel Expectations:
• The PM travels as needed to fulfill job duties.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Time % Summary of major duties:
Deliver Capital Projects
• Provides leadership for the execution of all capital project phases: Initiating, planning, execution, testing, turnover, closure.
• Accountable for developing and implementing multiple capital projects simultaneously.
• Uses engineering knowledge, judgment, creativity and experience to lead engineering initiatives of high complexity and long duration.
• Provides technical direction to project teams to develop sound engineering alternatives and recommendations.
• When needed, establishes new procedures and technology, identifying new industry trends with a continuous improvement mindset.

Capital Project Development:
• Promotes and teaches a performance-driven (versus task-driven) project management process during the development of capital projects.
• Demonstrates negotiation skills to "sell" projects through the capital approval process.
• Develops the business case, technical feasibility and plan for customer (plant) acceptance.

Leading and Developing External Partnerships
• Develops and manages relationships with external engineering partners.
• Ensures external engineering partners follow Client’s Performance Driven Projects standards through the execution of capital projects.

People Leadership (Employees, Consultants, Contractors): 5-50 people.
Capital Budget Accountability: $20-80M per PM.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties and responsibilities:
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Microsoft Project.
• SAP system.
• Microsoft Teams.
• Capital budget administration.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Proven interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of good manufacturing practices.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:-
Education and Experience: • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
• 10 years of engineering experience.
• Minimum of 5 years managing multiple capital projects of at least $1M.
• Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification preferred?. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $80.00/daily.