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MPI Project Manager

Company: McWane
Location: Exeter
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

What We Live By------The McWane Way is a core philosophy outlined by the founder J.R. McWane in 1920. Today It encompasses Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Environment, Communication, Accountability, Safety and Trust. All team members at every level are expected to know and work by these principles, values, and behaviors. Most importantly, every team member is expected to be able to answer this question, "What does this mean for me?" This is the all-important question because behavior is the best evidence of a living principle. Join the McWane team on the journey to The McWane Way.Who We Are------McWane Inc. has a newly created division, McWane Plant and Industrial (MPI). This new division, based in Birmingham, AL, combines all Plant and Industrial Products in a single customer-focused package. We offer comprehensive solutions through an experienced team of professionals specifically focused on these two special markets. Our Mission is to be the Plant and Industrial supplier who is "easiest to do business with". We will make it easier to engineer, specify, and order components for plants. We will provide greater support for smoother delivery, cost-effective installation, and start-up. Most importantly, we will build strong relationships with design engineers, contractors, plant operations teams and project owners to assure we are their first-choice supplier for both new construction and future upgrades.At MPI, you will be part of a fast-paced, collaborative, start up where you can see, firsthand, how your work translates into positive results.Position SummaryThe Project Manager is based out of the Exeter, CA facility. This position directs orders from the contract through the completion of the order. Managing all stages of the process from submittal, order release, order updates, coordination issues with contractor of customers, to the options on startup and warranties. Directs, tracks, and expedites all milestone deadlines required for project success and on-time delivery. Works extensively with engineering, manufacturing, and outside sales teams to manage the large orders. Measures, tracks and coordinates shipping and startup. Makes sound decisions and can call meetings to communicate issues and maintain holding an order to our promised delivery date.Essential FunctionsDirects processes, workflow, and standard work for the following MPI functions:Review contract T&C's and expedite order contract review. General order management of orders from entry to release manufacturing and communication with involved parties.Manage submittal creation and communication of first submittal.Cross-divisional coordination to execute on orders requiring components and assistance from multiple McWane divisions and product solutions. Post order communication and scheduling for field service work. Reviews lead time with operations and application engineers.Involved in inter-division communication and order protocols for intercompany orders to execute solutions involving multiple plants and brands. Oversees final task with voice of customer surveys and providing feedback to management on process and operation improvement opportunities.All other duties as assigned by management.Basic QualificationsMinimum Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field from accredited college or university.Minimum five (5) years' experience as project manager in operations and/or sales environment.Proven knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications and project management software.Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple projects with attention to detail.Must have exceptional interpersonal, organizational structure, and leadership skills.Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.Preferred QualificationsPMP CertificationFive (5) years' experience as project manager in operations and/or sales in the waterworks industryPrior mechanicalaptitude or engineering backgroundPosition RequirementsMust have valid driver license and be eligible for auto insurance coverage.Minimum of 5% (air/car) travel based on business needs McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERThe above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Kennedy Valve Co. is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.

Keywords: McWane, Visalia , MPI Project Manager, Executive , Exeter, California

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