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Manufacturing Project Manager

GreenKiss Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Lynn, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Manufacturing Project Manager
Lynn, MA
$90,000 to $100,000 per year depending on experience

Job Purpose of the Manufacturing Project Manager

The Manufacturing Project Manager is responsible for developing, coordinating, and executing projects in support of manufacturing operations. These may be capital projects or expense projects. This person will provide the technical expertise and technical leadership to deliver results for the Lynn, MA plant. This person will provide critical leadership for major and minor capital projects and maintenance projects and ensure plant safety, operations, and quality and support members have solutions needed to drive safety, quality, and performance plans. Scope of role includes project scope development, sourcing, timeline and budget development and control, and cross-functional project team leadership. Key indicators include cost management, ROI development, safety compliance, and quality parameters in execution and final delivery, as well on-time delivery. This role reports directly to the Director of Engineering and Maintenance and interacts frequently with peers and other leaders within the company.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES of the Manufacturing Project Manager

  • Leadership Assist in development of annual and three-year capital plan. Lead and Coordinate project kickoff meeting
  • Review Contract Drawings.
  • Develop and maintain project schedule to ensure due dates match project announcement and that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Review bids and provide an award summary for project budgets Procure fabrication drawings in a timely manner to ensure the fabrication duration timeline is not compromised Own the change order process to include:
  • Coordinating, tracking, and examining alternatives for change orders to meet budget, or request additional funds. Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships with staff peers to meet needs of the business. Accountability for management of external technical relationships with A/E firms, contractors, suppliers, and equipment vendors
  • Provide technical leadership to support site compliance with USDA, FDA, EPA, and OSHA requirements in concert with designated functional experts.
  • Champion or support design, improvements, and systems to support safety excellence. Provide overviews and updates to Leadership team on projects Lead the CQV process for each project. Maintenance & Reliability Provide strategy and support for maintenance programs, development of tools and resources, personnel selection, training, and development, especially as it relates to new process, equipment, and projects.
  • Support plant continuous improvement initiatives Contribute as an integral part of the plant leadership team to drive the plant strategy and culture Provide engineering professional and technical support for company.
  • Responsible for engineering, maintenance, facilities, grounds, continuous improvement support and capital project management.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the company Leadership team.
  • Facilitate teams and projects in their mission to drive equipment reliability.
  • Oversee preparation of equipment specifications, layouts, and direct the installation of capital equipment.
  • Develop and manage the Capital Expenditure Company Plan.
  • Interface with Department Managers to drive improvements in the operation of key production equipment.
  • Identify and execute continuous improvement projects that deliver significant annual savings in direct labor, energy, and material waste.
  • Capital Planning & Execution Develop short- term and long-range capital investment plans for facility and be accountable for the planning and execution of all projects
  • Responsible for the capital investment process for the site (e.g., develop and uphold technical standards, project leadership and management, capital approval oversight, ROI, CQV, etc.).
  • Lead project scope development and engage all stakeholders in scope, expectations, and execution planning.
  • Vertical Start Up/Continuous Improvement/Zero Loss Culture Develop and support strategies that integrate Vertical Start Up (VSU), CQV,
  • Continuous Improvement and Zero Loss Culture methodologies into the Master Plan Provide site leadership for technical solutions to operational problems including systems optimization, debottlenecking, and troubleshooting.
  • Accountable for the strategy, design and implementation of control systems and manufacturing information systems.
  • Work with IT leadership in these integrated efforts.
  • As a Leader within the company team you are expected to: model and support company’s core values and safety culture manage performance of all team members build a strong, committed, and collaborative team develop individual team members & their careers create a culture of accountability & performance drive a focus on quality and continuous improvement plan work, track results and resolve variances bi-lingual is preferred (English and Spanish)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES of the Manufacturing Project Manager

  • Responsible for the work and results of employees within area of responsibility, influences others within organization.

SKILL REQUIRED of the Manufacturing Project Manager

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, chemical, or electrical engineering or similar field required. Requires seven to ten years of experience; to include at least five years of experience in increasingly complex capital and/or expense project management and leadership utilizing a combination of technical, managerial, and financial expertise.
  • General knowledge in facilities to include wastewater, energy use, boilers, and HVAC systems. Strong knowledge of food manufacturing including processes and packaging of food products. Knowledge of Health and Safety, OSHA, UDSA, FDA and EPA regulations relative to plant operation and maintenance.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT of the Manufacturing Project Manager

  • Physical Demands/Efforts Work is in a variety of climates, both temperatures controlled (-20 to 80 degrees) and uncontrolled
  • Work requires frequent physical exertion including some lifting of objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Mental & Visual Demands Work performed by this position requires a high degree of mental concentration required to prioritize and effectively execute extremely complex tasks.
  • Work requires continuous visual effort for extended periods of time.
  • Work Environment and Hazards Employee works in a manufacturing setting with frequent exposure to heat/cold, dust, or other factors that may require protective equipment.
  • Less than 25% travel is required for this position. Travel may be outside of the United States.

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES of the Manufacturing Project Manager

  • CPM credentials are a plus and are PE credentials.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and presentation skills.
  • Self-starter with proven creative problem-solving skills able to conceptualize and drive initiatives forward Positive attitude and motivated by contributing to the overall success of the team
  • Able to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders working within a diverse community.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, well organized and able to juggle many projects at once Comfortable moving at a fast pace and in ambiguous environments
  • Passionate about food Willing to address difficult situations head on with patience and respect
Company Description
GreenKiss Staffing Solutions, Inc. has a combined experience of over 20 years in the staffing industry providing talent nationally. Our professional staff of talent acquisition specialists provides comprehensive staffing needs including contract, contract to hire, on-site managed services, and professional placement specializing in manufacturing and regulatory environments.

GreenKiss Staffing Solutions, Inc.


Lynn, MA



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