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Project Manager

Company: TEC Group, Inc.
Location: Southfield
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager - Paint Systems15% bonus per year + 20 days of PTO. Travel is 30-35%. Hybrid work schedule employees may work 2 days per week from home.Job Description:

  • Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry
  • Application Technology: robot technologies for the automatic application of paint, as well as sealants and adhesives, Measuring and Process Systems: balancing and cleaning systems as well as testing and filling technology
  • Clean Technology Systems: exhaust-air purification systems and energy-efficiency technology
  • Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery for the woodworkingWe are a growing organization, and we are seeking a Project Manager to join our Application Technology division. Together, with the momentum of our business vision, we can achieve international success and added innovation in all of the themes which Durr influences at a global level.Position Summary:Manage multiple projects ranging from mid-size application systems to small upgrades from PO to successful completion. Furthermore, he is supporting the APT Senior Project Manager in large projects such as complete paint shops. He/she is the main liaison between the customer and the APT project team, responsible for effectively communicating all contractual scope and technical requirements to the respective project team and departments in the US and/or in Germany. The APT Project Manager is responsible for completing projects on time and within budget through strong leadership. Reporting, timing, and claims management are very important aspects of the Project Managers' responsibilities. Coordinate all project activities including engineering, modular build, installation, and onsite commissioning. Flexible working hours will be required to meet the demands of the project.
    • Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Communicate closely with the customer to support the technical requirements of projects.
    • Schedule and attend all required project meetings with all internal and external customers.
    • Make technical decisions as to equipment function and design necessary to comply with the project contract. Coordinates the required expertise to solve technical problems.
    • Review customer's process requirements and select equipment needed to meet process.
    • Review all contractual customer specifications to ensure that the engineers are aware of and follow requirements.
    • Prepare project status updates and budget reports as required by the Director.
    • Travel to customer sites to perform pre-engineering tasks.
    • Attend customer meetings and be able to make technical decisions.
    • Understand fully fluid and pneumatic control circuits. Understand electrical power circuits.
    • Has a high level of understanding of application principles.
    • Has a high level of understanding of material supply systems and principles
    • Able to read and create drawings in AutoCAD
    • Review bills of materials.
    • Create work orders and/or purchase requests for the manufacturing of assemblies and systems.
    • Release engineering drawings.
    • Develop and maintain project schedule and communicate updates and changes to project team and customer.
    • Maintains high ethical standards of conduct for all activities.
    • Understands sealer/paint process techniques and can discuss processes with customers.
    • Has a sound understanding of paint application systems
    • Capable of hands-on work.
    • Maintain and monitor project budgets and revenue.
    • Develop invoicing schedule and coordinate invoicing activities
    • Coordinate status meetings and activities with the project team and customer.
    • Facilitate the resolution to the scope and technical issues.
    • Coordinate contract changes.
    • Coordinate installation and subcontractor activities.
    • Coordinate all project activities with the customer.
    • Provide weekly and monthly status and financial reports.
    • Coordinate trials in labs in Southfield and Bietigheim.
    • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.
    • Must be willing and able to work weekends, extensive hours and variable shift patterns.
    • Manage personnel for all activities related to the project. This includes engineering, installation, and subcontractors.
      • Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in engineering preferred but not required
      • Must have experience with Paint systems
      • 3-5 years of experience managing $1-$15 million projects in electrostatic paint and sealer systems, robotics, and/or automation systems.
      • Very knowledgeable of mechanical and electrical products relating to paint and sealer application equipment and robotic systems.
      • Very capable of reading electrical and mechanical engineering drawings.
      • Knowledgeable of US codes and regulations
      • Experienced with Quality systems, ie. ISO 9000, QS 9000, ISO 14001.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Projects
      • Knowledge of SAP is a plus
      • Proficient with electronic scheduling
      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
      • Able to delegate to department employees as required to complete tasks on time
      • Demonstrated leadership skills
      • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality as required
      • Good time management skills
      • Good organizational skills
      • Good verbal communication skills
      • Good technical writing skills
      • Able to effectively communicate with engineering and estimating departments, contractors, suppliers, and customers
      • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
      • Able to technically define problems and propose solutions
      • Adaptable to change in a learning environment
      • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary
      • Must possess a valid driver's license and have the ability to obtain a passport
      • Spanish and/or German language skills would be beneficial
        • Physical Demands: While performing duties of the job, the incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, and use hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision. The employee must be able to fly and drive. The employee must be able to climb stairs and ladders, wearing appropriate fall protection as needed. The incumbent is required to work with and near equipment such as industrial paint robots, pumps, etc. in a manufacturing setting.

Keywords: TEC Group, Inc., Southfield , Project Manager, Executive , Southfield, Michigan

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