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Project Manager: Warehousing/Supply Chain 9/10/2016

UTi Worldwide Inc. Lawrenceville, GA

Company
UTi Worldwide Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
PRO-16-00001
AJE Ref #
576134578
Location
Lawrenceville, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Description

POSITION MAY ALSO BE BASED AT OUR CAMPUS IN FONTANA, CA OR GRAND PRAIRIE, TX (DFW) AREA

SUMMARY

The Project Manager for Warehousing/Supply Chain will be responsible to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the project. This Project Manager will work closely with management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as coordinate resources from other functional areas for support.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Clear understanding of all phases of the project implementation schedule

* Align work streams with an integrated schedule to ensure milestones and critical path tasks are met

* Integrate functional area schedules with contractor and operations schedules

* Utilize project management tools to provide a clear and accurate schedule

* Provide regular scheduled updates to leadership team

* Escalate issues/risks appropriately to Manager and Project Sponsor

* Communicate with Operations to ensure project alignment with building needs

* Budget and change management

* Plan and manage the transition from Project team to operations and long-term support teams

* Hold vendors accountable to schedule and scope deliverables



OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned by management to support special projects, implementations, process improvements, etc.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

As Assigned: May supervise the work of those involved in project



Position Requirements

POSITION MAY ALSO BE BASED AT OUR CAMPUS IN FONTANA, CA OR GRAND PRAIRIE, TX (DFW) AREA

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS



Education and/or Experience

* Four year degree is basic requirement (Management, Engineering, Operations, Preferred)

* Minimum of 2 years of Project Management experience

* Minimum of 2 years Logistics/Supply Chain Industry experience



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

* None required



SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES



Computer Skills

* Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project & Vizio

* AutoCAD is a plus

* Knowledge of WMS functionality



Language Skills

* English (reading, writing, verbal), Spanish a plus

* Interpersonal communication and language skills (e.g., listening to others, speaking to others, reading, writing).

* Communication (facilitation skills and very mature communication skills to be able to communicate to all levels in the organization).

Other

* E-commerce experience including starting up small to large volume solutions

* Experience in multiple warehouse automation applications (Pick to Light, Automated Sortation, Voice Pick, conveyor design, etc)

* Position may require frequent travel





PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* PMP, Formal Project Management Training

* Experience dealing with all levels of operational and client staff, vendors and clients

* Experience in 3PL environment



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

* N/A



WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typically warehouse work environment but could include manufacturing and transportation locations

OTHER:

Position may require frequent travel - domestic and international

Close Date


EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Category
Project Management

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Number of Openings
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