Department: Project Management Job Status: Accepting Applications Location: Burger Boat Company - Manitowoc, WI
The Project Manager will manage new build and repair/re-fit projects from beginning through completion within established budget and schedule goals. This includes working with sales and the engineering & design groups during the planning and quoting phase, and especially managing production processes throughout the project duration.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Must collaborate with executive, sales, and engineering & design personnel (both internal and external) to determine and fully comprehend the scope and specifications of all assigned projects.
Will initiate research to determine needed resources, including manpower, equipment and materials from start to finish of each project with attention to budget and schedule limitations.
Demonstrates a pro-active approach at project initiation to push project forward by submitting design requests, engineering requests, code compliance checks, vendor quote requests, manning requests, etc., and by following project management system and processes.
Will plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure all deadlines and milestones will be met.
Develop processes and detailed reports to improve visibility of all personnel of how material and labor costs are tracking compared to the estimate.
Initiates, authors, edits, maintains and communicates production processes and standard work instructions to ensure all build components are constructed per engineering and project specifications. This includes adherence to US Coast Guard and the American Bureau of Shipping specifications.
Consistently follows-up and audits projects to ensure all processes are adhered to throughout the build.
Performs employee training where necessary to assure adherence to all processes and procedures.
Works with IT and with Engineering to accurately monitor and track all re-work costs.
A Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Engineering, or other Business Management curriculum.
As an alternative to a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager in a manufacturing or construction environment.
Education and experience in a marine or yacht building institution, or PMP or equivalent certification is preferred.
Must demonstrate excellent communication skills to thoroughly and regularly communicate with engineering, production, purchasing, and human resources to be sure all deliverables (such as construction drawings, equipment, materials and manpower) are received on time and within budget.
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Syteline software.
Must work collaboratively with other departments and outside vendors to review drawings and bills of material for accuracy, obtain quotes for purchased items, etc.
Outstanding organizational skills are required in order to set clear goals for the project team, establish priorities, delegate responsibilities, deal with delays, re-work and other plan changes and contingencies, all while keeping the project on schedule and within budget.
The Project Manager must communicate positively and effectively, in both written and verbal form with co-workers, vendors and more.
Exercise regularly good judgment consistent with Burger’s mission, vision and code of business conduct on a regular and continuous basis. Assume full responsibility for appropriate decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on Burger, its staff, vendors and the quality of service within the assigned operational area.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.