Project Leader Operations - North America Power Tools in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Operations
Date Posted: 5/29/2019

Job Description

The Project Leader is responsible for managing multiple moderate to highly complex projects with minimal direction. Individuals in this position will provide project management and necessary technical direction to assure successful and timely implementation of projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-functional teams to determine the products and processes to produce in North America.
  • Provides leadership over moderate to highly complex design projects. Provides direction, guidance and engineering expertise to team members
  • Responsible for the completion of assigned operations projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines.
  • Tracks project schedule to ensure adherence to timelines.
  • Schedules meetings, develops agendas, facilitates and documents project meetings.
  • Communicates, both verbal and written, to assure all groups are working toward the goal of timely project completion.
  • Consistently visualizes entire scope of a project with very little guidance.
  • Regularly makes presentations of project status.
  • Identify project risks and implement risk reduction plans.
  • Interacts with cross functional team both internal and external to achieve project goals
  • Vital to be extremely organized and detailed-oriented
  • Possessing a high sense of urgency and delivering information in a timely manner.
  • Does not have formal supervisory responsibilities. Oversees day-to-day activities of project team members.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally. Estimated yearly travel, 40%.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Operations Management or technical field. Graduate studies preferred in the business areas such as Project Management, Finance, Marketing, or Organizational studies. Formal project management training preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience in related field.
  • Experience successfully managing medium-high complexity projects.
  • Must possess a high level of Operations aptitude
  • Excellent problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Results driven and deadline orientated. Ability to manage projects to aggressive schedules and results. Ability to handle fast paced, and agile culture. Ability to adapt to constant change and competing priorities
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Microsoft Project.
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