Sr. Project Manager 8/26/2016

Summit Search Las Vegas, NV

Company
Summit Search
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29282884
AJE Ref #
575989374
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Project Manager will provide exceptional leadership with clear direction and accountability for major capital project installations from initial budget requests and cost estimating, through phased engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning in a World Class Manufacturing environment, utilizing established Project Management Standards. Will be responsible for several large projects in unison, completed with the highest regard for safety, environment, quality and reliability, as well as performance ethics.

Project types will include upgrades and refurbishments to gypsum board and finishing plants, implementation of energy, controls, technology, and infrastructure capital improvements. Projects will vary from multiple contracts to oversight of turnkey installations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Completes phased engineering studies of projects for North American facilities developing and evaluating conceptual alternatives in support of business needs.

Prepares Capex authorization requests and presents to Senior Management for approval.

Develops and maintains sound business relationships with Engineering's Customers, Vendors, Suppliers and contract resources and ensures alignment with our needs and expectations.

Optimal use of competitive bidding, Low-Cost Country (LCC) sourcing techniques to designated countries for competitive installation costs.

Provides Project Execution Plans, including Critical Path Schedules, Resource Plans, Project Risk Registers, and Budget and Variance reports.

Strict regard for Project Scope and Change Management procedures.

Utilizes World Class Manufacturing and Early Equipment Management tools on new designs and installations.

Collaborates with global internal and external project management experts to assure Best Practice implementation within our facilities.

Trains other NorthAmerican employees in project engineering and project management standards and techniques.

Key Contributor in assuring company's immediate and long-term capital program objectives is achieved.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Supports annual and 5 Year Business Strategy development.

Insures adherence to documentation systems, Intellectual Property development and protection.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Recognized Project Management Expert for industrial facilities, experienced in directing engineering, consulting and construction resources within heavy industrial manufacturing environments on major capital project teams.

Demonstrated record of project assignments completed on/under budget, on/ahead of required dates.

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Chemical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience with a successful record of accomplishment safely leading the completion of several major industrial project installation throughout North America

Fifteen (15) or more years of related industrial, engineering or contracting experience.

Independent learning skills, flexible in assuming job assignments

Driven, self-guided, accountable, delivers and promotes stretch performance.

Highly organized, documents meeting agendas, actions, trip reports, best practices. Provides innovative solutions.

Strong commitment to cost savings, profit improvement delivery, efficiency.

Superior communication, organization and presentation skills.

PREFERRED OR DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Project Management training and certifications.

Professional Engineering registration.

Gypsum technical expert.

Upwardly mobile.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

Assures capital program is implemented cost effectively. Prepares capital cost estimates, capex budget requests, project spending variance reports, purchase orders, as well as invoice approvals. Assures projects achieve business benefit prior to closure. Develops reliable cost effective project resources and methods, employing competitive bidding, low cost country sourcing where advantageous.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Directs project engineers; coordinates external vendors, installation contractors. Trains and leads the project management community in identification and application of efficient project management tools and techniques.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Position is based in corporate environment, located in Las Vegas, NV. Position requires extensive travel (30-70%) within US and Canada, occasionally overseas via airplanes and rental cars. Considerable time spent in heavy manufacturing environments and construction job sites, requiring use of personal protection equipment. Long hours are frequently required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to safely climb stairs to various levels within manufacturing plants and construction job sites.

Skills

Project Management expert for industrial, engineering or contracting experience, handled capital projects across multiple locations, continous line manufacturing.