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Project Manager - NA Composite Structures

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Newberry
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

19845 US Hwy 76 Newberry South Carolina 29108 Why Valmont We-- re Here to Move the World Forward. Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better. Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today . We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now. A Brief Summary of This Position: The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for overall execution, profitability, and customer satisfaction in the assigned market channel. This position works closely with the Sales, Product Management, Engineering, and Operations leadership team. This role will be based in Newberry, South Carolina.Essential Functions:

  • Drafting of project consisting of existing / new / modified components and creating layouts as needed
  • Assist in defining the project schedule, flagging potential risk areas, help with contingency plans
  • Assist the sales team with the development of the total project scope and deliverables and build a project plan using this information, and then assemble a team accountable for successfully meeting project deliverables
    • Liaises between the commercial organization and the operation team to ensure that business plans and processes are positioned for success by coordinating with operations teams to ensure execution to schedule and cost goals
    • Develops a project timeline and monitors project performance to the agreed upon plan / shipping schedules and recommends corrective action as required to ensure a high level of on-time customer shipments by identifying and tracking key project milestones and deliverables.
      • Communicates with customer, when appropriate, on impacts to schedule and documents changes internally and externally
      • Responds to and resolves field issues and warranty claims to the satisfaction of the customers and business
        • Conduct project postmortems and create recommendations report for future project successes
        • Identifies business and operational requirements based on customer needs, industry trends, and feedback
        • Assist in factory layout using lean methodologyAdditionally, the Project Manager will be responsible for having a broad knowledge of Valmont standards and operational performance of the facilities used. They should also possess a broad knowledge of departmental and company goals, policies, and procedures. The Project Manager must make on the spot decisions regarding schedule changes, budget changes or resource requirements to assure the success of the project and can follow through with proper communication of those decisions to all team members. Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc., necessary to perform job.Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
          • Bachelor-- s Degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or Associate-- s Degree with 7+ years of relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience
          • Experience with AutoCad / Drafting
          • Experience with 3D Modeling -- SolidWorks / Automation
          • Experience with BOM and Routing creation
          • Experience with MS Office Suite programs and MS Project or other scheduling program
          • Valid driver-- s license and U.S. Passport for international travelHighly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
            • Experience in the fencing industry, installation and construction
            • Experience in a manufacturing environment; directly or indirectly
            • Understanding contract terms and associated risksBenefits:Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their personal and family's overall wellness needs are met.Benefits include :o Medical, dental and vision insuranceo Paid time offo Employer paid life insuranceo Employer paid short-term and long-term disabilityo Retirement planso Dependent careo Employee assistance programso Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more. Because of the nature of Valmont's Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same. Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. 10% domestic travel requirements for this position that include overnight stays. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email .

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Inc., Columbia , Project Manager - NA Composite Structures, Executive , Newberry, South Carolina

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