Job Description

Head of Project Management for WIPOTEC-OCS

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire project management team members to constantly improve work delivery.
  • Nurture a team culture of proactive communication, efficiency and problem-solving.
  • Develop strong relationship and motivate team members to participate in a collaborative environment.
  • Constantly evaluate and improve systems and processes to effectively meet project requirements and profitability goals.
  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Oversee completion of projects on time within budget and scope.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Work directly with the parent company personnel when required.
  • Develop a project plan (e.g. Gantt chart) to monitor and track progress.
  • The fundamental support of the sales organization, by supporting the direct sales force in doing business with partners and clients in the Food Packaging and Healthcare Industries.
  • Support all aspects of sales within guidelines and existing corporate policies.
  • Collaborate with a variety of cross-functional counterparts, work together with sales and service to ensure proper preparation of quotes and execution of machine orders.
  • Establish relationships with clients and partners from inside the organization in order to maximize sales opportunities.
  • Participate in networking events (e.g. PMMI meetings) to strengthen relationship with customers.
  • Maintain project management team by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Improve customer data/records utilizing the corporate IT infrastructure (CRM).
  • Sales Application Engineers and Administrative Assistants (Food & Healthcare) report to the Head of Project Management
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years or more in directly managing a team.
  • Cultural sophistication to successfully communicate with the Management of WIPOTEC in Germany.
  • Knowledge of the Food Packaging and Healthcare Industries.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.
  • A strong preference for German language skills is desired.
  • BS or equivalent technical experience in Engineering, Science or Physics, MS preferred.

Required skills:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with and relate to all associates at WIPOTEC-OCS.
  • A strong teambuilding skill in order to ensure that the whole team is heading in the same direction.
  • Analytical, forward-thinking and visionary skills that have contributed to measurable success in past.
  • Solutions-oriented thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects and expectations of external clients and internal team members. Ability to work well under pressure and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to strengthen existing and to build new and lasting relationships with customers and suppliers alike.
  • Good judgment, common sense and problem-solving skills. Must be able to be flexible and adapt to changes while planning.

Location:

Lawrenceville, GA

Compensation:

Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience including base salary, bonus opportunity, and a competitive benefits program.

We are looking forward to receiving your resume and cover letter. Please submit directly to hr.us(at)wipotec.com, you can also mail us your resume to: WIPOTEC-OCS | c/o HR Department | 825 Marathon Parkway | Lawrenceville, GA 30046

 

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