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Manufacturing Project Manager

  • ID: 488532
  • Posted: 7/20/2021
  • Location: Newark, DE
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for a Lean Continuous Improvement Project Manager for our Client located in Newark, DE.
  • Support Productivity Program at the Glasgow Mfg location.
  • This is a highly visible Project Management role that will be intimately involved in planning and executing a key initiative for our Supply Chain Cost Optimization program.
  • Apply lean and continuous improvement methods to identify productivity projects for the administrative and transaction-based processes.
  • Develop and implement a program level plan with key stakeholders to reduce effort and material costs associated with key work processes.
  • Lead workshops with stakeholder groups to identify improvement areas and developing the improvement plans.
  • Ensure program and project progress, identifying issues and working with stakeholders for solutions and reviewing with Senior leaders
  • Coaching and developing individuals and team on planning and improving Productivity in administrative and support functions
  • Leading Indirect Productivity Program - developing overall program plan, organization and tracking approach.
  • Facilitate workshops using lean and six sigma methodology to identify improvement areas and developing project level plans to deliver improvement.
  • Develop with stakeholders and driving Productivity Improvement plans for focus work areas
  • Establish and use project level tracking process to maintain program status view, identify issues and use to communicate progress.
  • Ensure cross-functional collaboration and cooperation
  • Implement necessary contingency and mitigation plans
  • Communicate effectively to key stakeholders
  • Escalate issues in a timely manner to assure expedited resolution
Pay and Benefits:                                                                                                    
  • The salary for this position is $ 65.00 per hour 
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience of managing projects and programs in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Have led Lean or Continuous Improvement Programs
  • Have used Program and Project Management to plan, organize and deliver results with key stakeholders and teams
  • Have improved Administrative, Transaction based or Information processes
  • Have excellent communication & presentation skills, demonstrate teamwork and have a good internal/external customer focus
  • Use data analytics to drive decision making
  • Drive positive results under tight deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Lean or Six Sigma Background
  • Demonstrated leadership, with good listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Negotiation and influence management skills
  • Be able to work independently, be self-motivating, and act as a change agent
  • Proficiency with MS Project and MS Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Led a Productivity program for an Administrative or Transaction Based business and applied lean or Six Sigma approach
  • Industrial Engineer or Engineering Degree
  • PM Certification
  • Experience working in a regulated / FDA environment
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • Willing to travel up to 10%, if necessary and appropriate

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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