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Project ManagerSaline, MI | Job ID 18604

  • Job ID 18604
  • Division Machine Tools & Automation Systems
  • Organization Liebherr Automation Systems Co.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 10/31/2019


  • Lead development of project "Initiation Activities" (e.g. kick-off meeting).
  • Lead development, management, and confirmation of customer requirements. Document and manage all project specific objectives, and ensure understanding by all involved functions.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of a master work plan to align project activities to customer as well as internal requirements and timing.
  • Lead core team members in control of project expenditures (i.e. resources, tools, equipment, facilities, materials etc.) including periodic reviews of financial status
  • Manage project resources as they relate to people, equipment, and materials. Lead, mentor, and motivate core team members to develop consensus, and manage conflicts. Ensure project roles and responsibilities are understood by each core team member.
  • Coordinate risk and opportunity management planning activities by leading core team members in proactive identification, prioritization, response planning, and monitoring and controlling of project related risks to eliminate or minimize the negative impact, and opportunities to maximize positive impact the projects' targets.
  • Guide the applicable core team members to translate the project requirements into a sourcing plan and ensure supplier related project requirement are properly reflected and communicated.
  • Manage manufacturing engineering documentation
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing personnel
  • Specify process for new programs or modify for existing programs
  • Provide cost requirements for relevant programs
  • Evaluate received supplier bid packages on quoted programs and report recommendations
  • Monitor and provide direction throughout build/installation process
  • Provide support for equipment runoff
  • Preferred manufacturing/ processing experience Competencies
  • Team Spirit: Promotes communication and cooperation for the greater good of the company and the customer.
  • Customer Focus: Meets the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Integrity: Demonstrates honesty, fairness, and trustworthiness. Follows through on commitments and admits to mistakes.
  • Job Skills: Communicate with customers as necessary on problem resolution, customer performance rating improvement, etc.
  • Visit plants, customers and suppliers periodically on a variety of issues.
  • Some travel required (Domestic and International).
  • Improve Lean performance of all equipment with an understanding of OEE (Equipment Uptime).
  • Manage a cross functional group of engineering disciplines with a penchant towards Operational Efficiency.
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Must be capable of performing duties with limited supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and able to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to handle stressful / pressure situations in a professional manner.
  • Basic understanding of current Manufacturing Material Handling Technology
  • Familiarity with Automotive Manufacturing
  • Safety: Promotes an incident free environment by complying with all company safety policies and procedures and participating in company safety trainings.
  • Communication: Organizes and expresses ideas and information clearly, using appropriate and efficient methods of conveying the information.
  • Self-Development & Initiative: Identifies personal strengths and weaknesses and targets areas for self-development. Participates in educational opportunities. Takes initiative and works towards mastering tasks by developing new skills or enhancing existing skills. Looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility.
  • Task Achievement: Takes a proactive approach to anticipate and prevent problems. Breaks down problems and issues into components, and analyzes the costs, benefits opportunities and risks associated with each alternative solution. Works independently and in team settings to solve problems.
  • Dependability & Flexibility: Can be relied upon to handle a fair workload, meets deadlines and commitments and accepts responsibility for actions. Demonstrates an ability to work independently. Handles changes and responds to setbacks with minimal disruption.
  • Implementing New Technologies, Processes or Methods: Evaluate and integrate new technologies processes or methods into the workplace.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities: Handles multiple assignments and priorities, while fulfilling all commitments. Handles a fair work load and meets deadlines. Accepts new responsibilities and adapts to changes in procedures.
  • Quality of Work: Demonstrates accuracy and quality in the quantity of work produced. Ensures that quality standards are met and all procedures are followed. Takes steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall performance
  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 3-5 years of project management experience and a minimum of three (3) full lifecycle projects managed, with a demonstrated progression of complexity and scope; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Additionally, a minimum of one global project managed, with cross-functional experience of 3-4 years in either in manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, finance, quality or sales. Automotive industry and manufacturing experience preferred.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. We hire as soon as possible.

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  • Job ID 18604
  • Division Machine Tools & Automation Systems
  • Organization Liebherr Automation Systems Co.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 10/31/2019

The company

Liebherr in the USAIn line with its international growth, Liebherr's venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydralic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr's manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co. In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that positioned across the United States. Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Lisa Bozzi