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At Automation Group, anE Tech Groupcompany, joining our team means joining a group of passionate and forward-thinking experts. We’re one of the largest engineering and system integration firms in the United States providing value for our clients through IT automation and control solutions for more than 25 years to the Life Sciences, Mission Critical, Metals, Material Handling, Consumer Products and Food & Beverage industries. Our national scale allows us to help our clients develop and implement standardized solutions at any of their facilities regardless of physical location or the local resources available at that site.

We are seeking aProject Managerto lead a large project or multiple project efforts, which may include subcontractors, high dollar value material content and multiple resources. Your responsibilities will include the management and coordination of the design, procurement, implementation, and commissioning phases of projects, including the commercial, financial, and technical success of the project. You will take a leadership role in developing project proposals and vetting project cost estimates. You will develop and communicate a clear understanding of the client’s project goals and maintain the company’s alignment to these goals, enabling your team to exceed client expectations and budgeted profitability.

This position is remote, but must be located in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota or Ohio.

As a Project Manager, You Will:

• Lead Proposal Development – Participate in proposal scope, schedule, and cost estimates, as well as Project Management methodology and project pricing and structure. Prepare for a successful handoff from Business Development.
• Manage Client Communication – Ensure effective communication between the client, the project team, Business Development, and the management team at all phases of the project. Be effective at resolving scope, schedule and cost issues as they arise.
• Project Schedule and Plan – Develop the project labor resource plan and procurement plan to meet the client’s schedule objective and project cash flow requirements.
• Drive Scope – Maintain firm control of scope and compliance with specifications and contract requirements. Ensure that scope is well defined and communicated, and proactively obtain any required Change Orders, develop additional scope opportunities which may serve the client’s objective.
• Maintain Cost – Develop and maintain project cost budgets and reports; manage estimated cost at completion, earned value, and contingency. Forecast monthly project costs avoiding cost overruns.
• Lead the Project Team – Lead the project team in achieving the project tasks and milestones on schedule and under budget. Work closely with the Operations group to ensure that the right resources are assigned to the project at the optimal time. Communicate project progress to the team and to the client and be an effective advocate for the project team. Identify project risks in advance and mobilize the necessary resources to mitigate risks.

You Have:

• BS Engineering degree or equivalent education/experience background
• 5+ years in project engineering environment with at least 3 years of dedicated project management experience
• DNA comprised of collaboration and teamwork.
• Proficient in the utilization of project management principles, methods, and tools.
• Ability to implement Project Management Institute (PMI) based standards.
• The ability to utilize technology to lead geographically dispersed project teams.
• Experience managing contracts and/or subcontractors.
• Familiarity with industrial controls projects.
• Experience with project budget / fiscal accountability
• Willing to accommodate 25-30% travel to support on-site project activities.

You May Have:

• Controls Engineering background.
• Experience with true design projects (EOR).
• Ability to implement Project Management Institute (PMI) based standards.
• Experienced in the use of project management software such as MS Project.
• Food and Beverage experience a PLUS
• Experience managing control system, HMI, plant data historian, and other industrial projects

Benefits & Perks:

• 401k + match + prompt enrollment. E Tech Group employees are 100% vested upon entry.
• Prompt enrollment into Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits.
• Generous paid time off that includes paid vacation, paid holidays, paid family leave and personal/sick time off.
• Learning and growth are key parts of the E Tech culture. We provide you with training and continuing education from day one, so you can advance your career. As an E Tech associate, you can unlock your greatest potential through challenges and opportunities.

E Tech Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law. E Tech Group will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.

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