JBT Corporation

Project Manager

Job Locations US-PA-Chalfont
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/10/2017 3:50 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Project Management


JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of Automated Material Handling Systems with offices throughout the world including the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, and China.  Our core product is the design and build of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVs) as we supply them for just-in-time manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution centers.  We work with companies in the automotive, food & beverage, consumer product, paper, and hospital industries. 


We are seeking a highly qualified Project Manager to support our company’s year-over-year growth.  As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.


Project Execution

  • Project Ownership – inception to acceptance
  • Contract management – terms & conditions, deliverables, and milestones
  • Customer relationship management
  • Project Schedules – develop and maintain 
  • Technical writing – develop Functional Requirements Specifications (FRS)
  • Team approach – work with internal technical resources
  • Design and Technical reviews – conduct with internal and customer teams
  • Production/Purchasing – coordination with managers for schedule commitments
  • Risk management


Financial Responsibilities

  • Budget – maintaining and improving project margins
  • Forecasting – all project expenditures
  • Invoicing and payment management
  • Change Orders – estimate and develop quotes for client scope changes
  • Reporting – monthly reporting to management



  • 5+ years of experience – material handling systems (preferred in automation)
  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline
  • PMP Certification – preferred
  • MBA or currently earning an MBA degree – preferred


Management Experience

  • Ideal candidate has project management experience working for an OEM that managed projects for external customers
  • Develop, maintain, and report financial budgets and forecasts
  • Manage Contractors - electrical and mechanical


Capabilities/Skills Set

  • Excellent creative and brainstorming capabilities
  • Knowledge of control and software systems
  • Highly self-motivated skills with the ability to motivate others
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills capable of managing multiple projects varying of size and complexity
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Strong ability to listen and correspond with different communication styles of customers and team members
  • Excellent working knowledge in MS Office products, in particular: Word, Excel, Projects, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% domestically and internationally
  •       Valid driver's license



JBT offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. 




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It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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