1+ months

Project Manager

Kelly Services
Forest, VA 24551
**_Project Manager_**

**_Lynchburg, VA (Relocation Assistance Available)_**

**_Direct Hire_**

Kelly has an exciting Project Manager opportunity with a growing client! Our client specializes in providing smart and simple material handling and automation solutions for complex manufacturing and packaging problems. Founded in 1965, the client serves hundred of customers around the globe and has become world renowned for both physical and intellectual products that they provide to dozens of different industries.


Work with outside Sale force in proposal preparation

Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors

Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders

Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

Visit client facilities as required to confirm details and plant layouts

Analyzes revenue and profitability across projects and seeks ways to maximize profitability

Assist in revenue forecasting

Assist in the identification of strategic accounts

Effectively communicate relevant project information to organization

Manage and resolve day-to-day engineering, operational and tactical aspects of multiple projects

Determines appropriate timing of revenue recognition, ensure timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for all projects under your direction

Grow long-term relationships with clients, continually seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships

Manage key accounts as required

Serves as key participant in team and client meetings as required

Tactfully communicates sensitive information customer

Coordinate installations and project acceptance

Provide follow-up customer support as required


Proven working experience in project management in the custom automation, electronics/semiconductor manufacturing, and/or packing industries

Must be able to build expert knowledge in our industry and convey knowledge to others

Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with issues using reason and experience. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public

Travel required up to 20%

**Desired Education and/or Experience:**

Bachelors Degree; concentration in Engineering and/or Business

One to two years related experience and/or training.

Proven project management experience in custom automation, electronics/semiconductor manufacturing, and/or packaging industries.

**Computer Skills**

Microsoft Experience Required.

Microsoft Office Experience Required.

AutoCAD Experience Required, preferably Inventor

Microsoft Project experience a plus


**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: 2022-03-30 Expires: 2022-05-30

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