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Manufacturing Optimization, Project Manager

Kelly Services
Fort Mill, SC 29716
**Kelly Engineering** is currently recruiting for a **(Contract to Hire) (Manufacturing Optimization, Project Manager)** job located in **Fort Mill, SC.** The Manufacturing Optimization Project Manager will be responsible to manage multiple projects across the 13 mill manufacturing system across US and Canada in the areas of reliability, continuous improvement, environmental, safety and central engineering. The Manufacturing Optimization Project Manager will also assist with the deployment of site-level readiness assessments, engagement plans and audits required to support the projects.

**Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:**

+ Work with the Manufacturing Optimization team to help implement Optimization projects across reliability, continuous improvement, environmental, safety and central engineering.

+ The Project Manager will collect, document, organize, and architect calendars and project plans to help drive prioritized deployment of the initiatives.

+ Maintain project plans, review individual project tasks and manages stakeholder expectations.

+ Drive projects into an integrated plan; creating alignment among key business and functional area initiatives.

+ Assist the Mill Leaders with assessing broader implications, such as timing of initiatives, capital/resource availability.

+ Maintains schedules, performs risk analysis identifies and resolves critical issues.

+ Ensure appropriate schedule, milestones, and KPIs are in place and executes against.

+ Provide key stakeholders with timely assessment of project performance; ensuring timely and consistent communication to stakeholders on progress, impacts, and changes associated with the different projects.

**Key Skills:**

+ Candidate must be able to think big picture and lead the project execution across the different domains and grow with the role as other opportunities are identified. Must be able to influence and drive change at senior levels of the organization

+ Must be able to communicate with confidence

+ Must be able to effectively gather detailed information, ask questions, document and convert information into succinct project plans

+ Flexibility able to work independently and with teams including engineers, managers, IT leaders, etc.

+ Experience with MS Project / Project Management Software e.g. Jira or Smart Sheets, along with MS Office Suite Required

**Professional Experience/Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree in engineering, management information systems, business administration, organizational psychology or a related major required

+ Masters degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred

+ Minimum of 3-5 years of experience, with some experience leading dedicated business projects

+ Specific experience with MS Project, Jira, Smart Sheet, (or like tools) in developing, updating, and coordinating multiple complex project plans to develop a program/portfolio (enterprise wide) calendar and plan with dependencies, contingencies, and other related business inputs Experience in a multi-site manufacturing environment

+ MS Office Suite Tools

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

+ Strong business analytics and project management office skills

+ Ability to travel 50% of the time or more, accommodating significant fluctuations in such requirements

+ Experience developing, updating and coordinating multiple complex project plans

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2019-12-05

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