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Packaging Engineer Project Manager

Kelly Services
Skillman, NJ 08558
Technical Project Manager

Project Manager is responsible for project management ownership for Project Harmony engineers within clients responsibilities encompass product design, manufacturing process design, design transfer and product launch. Key success metrics for this role are meeting project objectives including, but not limited to, time to market, cost of goods (COGS), development costs, quality metrics and ability to meet projected demand. Additionally, the PM is responsible for leading the presentation creation and updates to upper management on project status at regularly defined intervals.

Key Responsibilities:

Support Project Harmony Package Director/Leader (Product Owner) and engineers to achieve project objectives from product conception to commercialization with general direction.

Ensure that the project is delivered according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality baselines.

Provide direct communication to management on progress, opportunities and issues along with identification and recommended remediation for institutional bottle necks.

Lead the effort across the team to generate information from relevant stakeholders to create a project charter and demonstrate the ability to direct and manage project work on multiple projects.

Lead project planning and risk planning sessions to co-create the high-level product development and launch schedule through the phase-gate process.

Lead and/or attending cross functional team meetings, maintaining agenda and meeting minutes.

Create timelines, presentations, and other content as required for internal and external partners

Facilitate sprint planning sessions ensuring the commitments made are appropriate and uphold scrum principles.

Track team delivery on commitments using project plans, Gantt charts, burndown charts and other visual methods and track team velocity and other performance metrics to ensure accuracy of future planning.

Organize and facilitate scrum ceremonies, ensuring usefulness and adherence to scrum practices.

Drive backlog grooming (project planning) sessions with the team per the Project Directors (Product Owners) priorities.

Act as servant-leader to an agile team; removing impediments and ensuring team productivity.

Mentor team members on project management (Waterfall and Agile Scrum) principles and drive conflict resolution.

Empower teams to self-organize and facilitate continuous improvement activities through retrospectives

Identifies options and negotiates effectively using pros and cons of different alternatives to stakeholders

Champion PMBOK project management best-practices, including Agile Scrum adoption across the organization.


A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, marketing, or general business

A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience

A minimum of 2 years as a Project Management and/or Scrum leader

Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with teams and business leaders

Strong presentation skills

Solid knowledge of Agile development methodologies or PMBOK principles

Open to up to 10% domestic and international travel


Experience with SmartSheet or MS Project

Project Management Certification (e.g., FPX, PMP) and/or Scrum Master Certification (e.g., CSM, PSM I, PMI-ACP)

Consumer Product Packaging knowledge and/or knowledge of plastic molding product development and launch experience

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2022-06-13 Expires: 2022-07-14

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