JBT Corporation

  • Director of Project Management

    Job Locations US-WI-Stratford
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/29/2018 3:58 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Project Management
  • Overview

    A&B Process Systems, a business unit of JBT Corporation, is an industry leader in the design, fabrication, automation and installation of stainless steel process systems used in a variety of industries. At A&B Process Systems, our quality stainless steel process vessels, stainless steel process modules, skidded systems and process automation systems are all developed at one location in Stratford, Wisconsin. Our advanced 175,000 square-foot manufacturing facility is distributed over five physical plants. 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.


    We have an immediate opportunity for a Director of Project Management.


    Position Summary:

    As the department manager, the primary responsibility is managing all aspects of the department. This includes identifying and leading improvement initiatives, assigning projects, developing and monitoring schedules, maintaining proper staffing levels and skill sets, training, mentoring and developing employees, performing performance reviews, holding self and direct reports accountable for meeting project and corporate objectives, and working closely with other departments to build a cohesive team and overcome departmental boundaries.  


    Management Responsibilities:


    • Emphasize and enforce our corporate mission, core values and guiding principles within the department and throughout the organization.
    • Create and maintain a continuous improvement mindset within the department.
    • Identify/ lead initiatives to improve departmental efficiency, productivity & quality.
    • Develop project charters, work plans and assign resources in support of departmental initiatives. Assign resources to other corporate initiatives that require project management support.
    • Assign new RFQs and sold projects to the appropriate Project Manager.
    • Monitor schedules to make sure we are meeting our internal and external customer commitments.
    • Maintain proper staffing levels by hiring additional Project Managers in accordance with our capacity requirements and strategic objectives.
    • Manage, train, develop and mentor employees so they become contributing members of the team and reach their full potential.
    • Hold the staff accountable for meeting quality, delivery, and financial commitments and objectives, and for meeting customer expectations.
    • Represent the project management team at meetings and in other areas as required.
    • Work closely with other functional departs (i.e. sales, estimating, manufacturing, installation, automation, purchasing, etc.) to build unity in pursuit of our corporate goals and strategic objectives.
    • Monitor department performance metrics to make sure we are meeting our goals and report results to the Director of Finance.
    • Ensures that we have a good understanding of industry trends and the skills needed within Project Management and that our employees are trained accordingly.
    • Develop and periodically update SOPs, Project Procedures Manual (PPM), and Project Management Manual (PMM)
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Required Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Extensive knowledge of accepted personnel, supervisory, financial, operational, project management, customer service and Lean Six Sigma principles and practices.
    • Extensive knowledge of Project Management principles and practices.
    • Ability to plan, supervise, manage and participate in a wide variety of Project Management related activities.
    • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate and interact with direct reports, associates, supervisors, customers and individuals from other organizations.
    • Ability to effectively mentor and coach direct reports and initiate positive change within the department and organization.

    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor’s Degree in business or technical fields, or equivalent experience in industry. 2+ years of supervisory/management experience is preferred with 7-10 years direct Project Management work experience. A thorough understanding and ability to use Microsoft software applications including Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint is required.




    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

    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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