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Project Manager, Operations

Company: Beef Products
Location: South Sioux City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join the future of food! At our company we strive for continuous improvement, not only in our processes, but in our people. High quality employees allow us to remain on the leading edge of innovation. With you, we make things better! KEY TASKS: * Will oversee and manage projects. Will ensure a clear scope, budget and schedule are clearly defined at the onset of a project and followed throughout project. Will ensure project has achievable short and long term goals and priorities. Will have a thorough understanding of project process(es), design and project review steps to lead project to a successful conclusion. Tracking and leading efforts to ensure all planning and actions are in line with project scope and goals. * Coordinates schedules and leads effective meetings. Ensure meetings have an agenda with clear action oriented objectives, and are attended by the appropriate individuals. Will record, track and publish meeting minutes to include action items and deadlines which may impact project. * Will manage change orders to project. Will maintain a functional project specification document that will serve to provide traceability of project changes such as change orders, approvals and modifications to scope, budget or schedule. * Will be responsible for managing project schedules to ensure timelines are met and that any schedule changes impacting other project tasks, budgets or schedules are managed throughout the project. Will be pro-active in managing future scheduled events ensuring events will happen on time and that any problems are managed at the front-end, this could include but not limited to material availability and delivery, labor resources, permits, and other required paperwork. Will work closely with leadership to identify and mitigate any project obstacles that would impede project scope, schedule or budget. * Establish standards for communication internally and externally which includes communication that leads to action items. Works in close communication with leadership to ensure decisions, changes, etc. are in line with project scope. Effectively communicate project status to project team and leadership which may include progress, changes, problems or roadblocks. Leads to ensure a single voice communication to and from the company. * Ensures good working relationships with contractors are maintained. This includes communication on project, changes to project which may impact them and working through issues contractors bring forward. Working with subject matter experts will ensure that all contractor work and progress meets project requirements. Ensures any documents, licenses, permits, etc. are completed, filed and maintained appropriately. * Will manage and understand contract language and content. Will work with leadership to obtain contract approval and signatures. Will be able to communicate and discuss effectively contract requirements. Ensure continued alignment between project scope and contract. Will ensure decisions or changes made are in line with contract language and will bring to leadership's attention any areas that may be grey or in violation of contract. Will manage billings received from contractors and vendors ensuring accurate receipt of items and proper processing of documents to ensure timely payment. Will track and ensure authorized payment schedules are met. Will manage all invoice discrepancies or problems to resolution utilizing appropriate resources and ensure invoices are aligned with actual progress on job. * Will work with management to determine operational startup plans, such as SOP's, staffing and training plans, equipment placement, PM programs, etc. . Will identify, track and follow startup issues through to resolution. Project will be managed to a successful close after operations are at or well on the way to "steady state" operations. * Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. * Performs all other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: * Strong production and supply chain knowledge. Successfully lead, plan and coordinate critical and complex projects. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Possess excellent negotiation and communication skills and have the ability to effectively lead and motivate teams. Also should be able to analyze and interpret business requirements as well as process flows and technical designs. Must have proven leadership ability * Experience with industrial automated control systems and software or accounting, ERP, and Inventory Control systems preferred. Proficient with computers including Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or similar software including report writing tools. * Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel both verbally and in written format. * 2 plus years' experience in project management, supply chain management or well rounded, relevant experience required. * Bachelor's degree in engineering, supply chain management or related discipline preferred. Well rounded, practical experience may be substituted in lieu of formal education. * Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, including weekends. * Must have regular and punctual attendance. Our company is known for its competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities to advance. Depending on position benefits may include: Health/Dental/Vision, Disability, Life, Flex Medical and Dependent Care, Matching 401(k), Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation and Holidays. Our company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. The company prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled Post offer physical and substance testing required. Other details * Job Family MGT * Job Function Freezer * Pay Type Salary Apply Now * South Sioux City, NE, USA

Keywords: Beef Products, Sioux City , Project Manager, Operations, Executive , South Sioux City, Iowa

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