Project Manager

Serpa Packaging Solutions
Job Description
Serpa Packaging Solutions is seeking an Project management leader to join our team! As the Project Manager, you will partner and work with our Mechanical Engineering Manager in planning, monitoring, and directing the execution of each stage in a project’s “life cycle.” This leader will also work closely with customers and company personnel of each department involved to ensure proper communication and execution of project milestones.
This is an opportunity for an experienced project management leader to become a part of a growing, industry-leading company of high-quality packaging automation systems manufactured in California. If you thrive working collaboratively on technical projects, enjoy project management, and possess solid technical and scheduling capability – look no further, this opportunity is for you!
Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Primary Responsibility:
    • Directly support Mechanical Engineering Manager and assist in scheduling of engineering project work.
  • Secondary Responsibilities:
    • Support Project Management Department
    • Develop detailed project schedule plans, with project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
    • Oversee project schedules, testing materials, onsite visits and design reviews with customers
    • Support customer and project team member needs throughout the “life-cycle” of projects
    • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
    • Manage the relationship with customers and internal project stakeholders
    • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
    • Report and escalate issues to management appropriately as needed
    • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of customer projects
    • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
    • Develop strong knowledge of company equipment and customers
    • Establish and maintain relationships with customers and internal personnel
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
    • Respond to project-related questions and feedback from customers and company personnel
Qualifications
  • 2 years of experience in project management. Experience in the Industrial Technology/Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing sector desired, but not required.
  • Solid Mechanical aptitude ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to manage relations with customers and company personnel
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Solid organizational skills in attention to detail, scheduling, and in multi-tasking
  • Experience and skilled proficiency with Microsoft Project and Excel desired
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
Additional Information
The Serpa Legacy
Fernando Serpa, owner and founder of Serpa Packaging Solutions, began his career in the packaging equipment industry in Service. Through his hard work and ambition, Fernando eventually founded Serpa Packaging Solutions in 1985. The company has steadily and organically grown over the years ever since. We have been recognized by Inc.'s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies four years in a row and we have established ourselves as the industry-leading manufacturer of high-quality, reliable, innovative secondary packaging systems. Fernando’s inspiring story of founding and developing the company is a true testament that anything can be accomplished through hard work, faith, and dedication.
With now over 30 years of experience in the packaging industry, Serpa Packaging Solutions is the only U.S. manufacturer able to provide solutions superior to those from European manufacturers. We remain proactive in offering customers advanced features, design, and technology, which includes integration of FANUC robotics since 2008 and rapid changeover technology since our inception. We are an innovative and growing company that continuously invests in research for the development of new products and services, which includes our patented P320 High Speed Casepacker, P200 Casepacker, P100 Cartoner, Robotic Palletizer, High Speed Automated Insert Feeding System, and our ModPack Semi-Auto Case Packer with Serialization revealed at Pack Expo 2017.
We welcome you to take a further look at our Team Serpa culture and values by visiting our Serpa Careers page (www.bit.ly/serpacareers). To see videos of our products running in action, please visit our Serpa YouTube channel (www.bit.ly/serpatechnology) and company page (www.serpapackaging.com).
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