Project Manager ( Industrial Projects )

Foth Production Solutions, LLC is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Project Manager who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients' success.  This position will be working out of our Minneapolis, Minnesota location. Foth Production Solutions works closely with Fortune 500 companies to develop engineering-led solutions for the most complex consumer product production challenges. From small, single discipline projects to large multi-disciplined, turnkey projects, Foth's commitment to personalized, client-centered service and long-term relationships never wavers. Our clients lead a broad range of industries and they leverage our team members' experiences to support projects for new product introductions or line installations, custom machine solutions for unique packaging or product making needs, or systems analysis leading to throughput and efficiency gains.  Primary Responsibilities: Serve as the primary point of contact with the client for project activities Work with clients to develop scope and proposals, resolve conflicts, and build the Foth-Client relationship Develop and execute projects within budget, schedule and contractual commitments Manage all project activities in accordance with the schedule and take responsibility for overall execution of work Document and execute all changes in scope of project Develop new business opportunities through excellent project execution Direct and coordinate the engineering design team, subcontractor activities, scope of work, and contract specifications Anticipate project staffing needs and provide input to the selection of project team members Establish objectives and provide performance feedback for project team members Work with procurement resources to solicit, bid, analyze and award installation services/contracts Provide direction related to procurement of parts and equipment and develop or assist with the development of procurement plans when required Establish project safety plans and ensure its communication to all employees on the job Promote, support, and monitor safety policies of Foth and Foth's clients Travel as needed for data gathering, design reviews, installs, start-ups and troubleshooting Work closely with construction management resources during installation phase of projects Develop or assist with the development of installation, technical check-out, and start-up plans Work with, and sometimes act as, the start-up leader on the installation portion of project;  coordinate OEM service representatives and contractors Anticipate problems and work with client, engineering, OEM's, subcontractors, and project teams to provide corrective actions Work internally and with the client to identify and execute efficiency gains for work processes All Foth members are expected to: Travel as required (domestic and/or international) for field work and/or other client/business objectives Demonstrate behavior consistent with Foth Basic Principles and Values Work collaboratively and build effective relationships with others Communicate effectively across all levels within organization Maintain a positive attitude Interact with clients as required Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical experience 10+ years of professional engineering project management experience within the consumer products industry 10+ years of recent project management experience in an industrial manufacturing environment 5+ years of recent experience in the role of a lead technical engineer Experience performing the following within the last 5 years: Contract negotiations and management Project financial tracking MS Project, Word, and Excel Proposal generation Presentations Program management Preferred Qualifications: 10+ years of experience in the pulp/paper and converting industry Previous recent experienceapplying Lean concepts in an engineering environment OSHA 30- or 40- hour trained Project Management Professional Certification or ability to obtain within 24 months of start date Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain within 24 months of start date Req #146
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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