Manufacturing Industry

Full-Time, Direct-Hire

Atlanta, GA

Travel:   ~50% travel required

$123K-$135K salary with benefits (will consider relocation assistance)

Manufacturing Industry

Job Description:

This position is responsible for leading and managing an ERP implementation and working across multiple business units and/or locations. This individual is accountable for planning, managing, and delivering an ERP implementation project on schedule, within budget, and on quality in collaboration with IT and business unit teams.

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Based on the requirements, objectives, deliverables, and proposed solution, develop a detailed project plan schedule with the identified task dependencies and critical path.
  • Identify, estimate, plan, and document the resources required to achieve the project objectives and deliverables.
  • Ensure coordination of activity, driving of progress, and tracking status against project plans, timelines, and changing priorities from initiation through closeout.
  • Adhere to the PMO and Project Management standard methodology, tools, and process.
  • Evaluate change requests and manage the associated changes to project scope, time, and cost.
  • Coordinate directly and indirectly with project staff to ensure successful completion of projects; including directing, supervising, supporting and coordinating the project team members.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel and ensure accountability for task completion.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion and continually manage those expectations.
  • Define the project scope, success criteria, objectives, and deliverables that are aligned with business strategy and objectives.
  • Report project status on a regular basis and assist in preparation of steering committee presentations as required.
  • Identify and manage project risks and track/manage resolution of project issues.
  • Balance and manage the project constraints of scope, cost, time, resources, risk, and quality.
  • Effectively engage all stakeholders to drive the delivery of successful projects.
  • Manage key stakeholder expectations, concerns, and needs throughout the project.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Lead post implementation reviews.
  • Partner with the ERP project team to build and implement a change management plan.
  • Manage and coordinate stakeholder engagement, relationships, and communication across the ERP project on a timely basis.
  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 50%.

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Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college preferably in Computer Science, MIS or Business Management with over 5-7 years of experience in Information Technology and at least 5 years of experience in project management.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or other project management certification preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive ERP system implementation project management experience managing large and complex ERP implementation projects.
  • Infor LN implementation project management experience, preferably with the LN 10.7 multi-tenant environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Project, SharePoint, Visio, and Smartsheet software.
  • Deep understanding and experience of project and risk management in industrial environments.
  • High level end to end project management experience in complex environments.
  • Proven experience managing large, complex, and higher risk IT projects.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken, active listening, and presentation).
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Excellent cross functional leadership skills and experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influence skills.
  • Strong negotiation expertise.
  • Strong time management and analytical problem solving skills
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Expert problem solving skills.
  • Experience in influencing, developing and leading a project team.
  • Experience with business Change Management techniques.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, relationship management, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects and motivating global teams within multiple disciplines.
  • Highly motivated individual performing at a high level in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong presentation skills at all levels of the organization.
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