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Project Manager in Jackson, MS at BCforward

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job Description

Project Manager

BCforward is seeking a highly motivated and experienced "Project Manager"

Job Description:

  • Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as engineering, research and development, financial systems and product roll-out, etc. or any other non-IT based project. The technical skills include knowledge of production process and engineering technology.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visit foundry suppliers to understand their process, evaluate their performance and identify bottlenecks. Then communicate observations and findings to internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients.
  • May recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
  • Analyze technology, resource needs and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
  • Help manage foundry projects utilizing GANTT charts.
Required Skills:

  • Manager would like to see candidates with Project Management experience in the automotive industry
  • Experience with casting (in both steel and aluminum) would be very beneficial for someone in this position.
  • Being familiar with Supplier Quality Engineering roles.
  • PMI or PMP certification a plus.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one's time
  • Basic knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Basic knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods
  • Basic knowledge of computer software including proficiency in MS Excel is a must.
  • TRAVEL - up to 30% will be required of this position. All travel would be within the US.
Education and Qualifications:

A minimum of a High School Diploma is required for this position. With that shared the manager advised that she prefers to see candidates with completed degrees Associates and/or Bachelors'

Location: Seymour, IN

Expected Contract length: 06 Months

Additional Info:

  • Must be able to pass a background and drug screen.
About BCforward

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. BCforward's headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and also operates delivery centers in 17 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 1400 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCforward's team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 73335 when responding to this ad.


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