26 days old

Project Manager - Material Handling System Solutions

Lummus Group
Frederick, MD 21704
Carter Control Systems is a leading provider of automated material handling and industrial automation solutions to customers around the country.  Our company is built on four key principles  Cooperation, Responsibility, Communication and Quality.  These principles are embedded in everything we do and drive us to help our customers transform their operations.

Headquartered in Frederick, MD, we provide a full range of equipment, controls and software that helps customers address all aspects of their material handling and industrial automation needs. We serve a wide variety of customers in the distribution, e-commerce, fulfillment, mail/parcel and government sectors.  Our focus is always on the customer, and we take great pride in helping our customers realize their material handling goals.



The Project Manager, Material Handling Solutions, provides leadership of project teams covering the planning and coordination, scheduling, implementation, testing, financial and cost management, contract administration, customer communications, deliverable's and relationships on material handling solution projects. The PM also ensures that the project is completed on time, on budget (at margin), with complete customer satisfaction. PM's interested in working for a company focused on the future of material handling solutions should apply today. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Build, lead, coach and mentor matrixed project teams to aid customers achieving material handling solution project goals

Create and or lead team in project document, report creation and delivery of them for full project life-cycle including schedule, updated schedule, PSR, master budget, forecast, commissioning plan, acceptance testing, customer sign-off and invoicing process. 

Attend, at times in person, key stakeholder meetings such as turnover, kick-off, project planning, installation kick-off, or customer sign off..

Implement change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders.

Attend or conducts weekly project status meetings, design reviews and approvals

Administers subcontracts and approves vendor invoices; reviews subcontracts.

Manages project close-out which include turnover to Customer Service and final payments

Participates in proposal efforts for new business and facilitates sales support


Basic Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience gained from leading and owning the full project lifecycle for fully implemented material handling solutions

8+ years of technical experience in conveyor systems, construction, or similar manufacturing environments

2+ years experience coaching, mentoring and leading Project Managers, strategic project planning, resource allocation and overall coordination of people and resources 

2+ years use of engineering principles and practices related to the concept and design of conveyor systems and material handling

1+ years experience with business and accounting principles and practices, contract language, and the analysis and reporting of financial data

Demonstrated ability to provide best in class customer service including meeting quality standards for installation, and quantitative evaluation of customer satisfaction 

Initiative to take on responsibilities and challenges without hesitation; self starter

Demonstrated ability to think analytically and make good business decisions in ambiguous environments

Has a deep understanding of lean continuous improvement methodologies and demonstrates a history of providing simple solutions to complex problems

Excellent written and communication, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

Ability to anticipate, size, and mitigate risk

MS Office (Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word); AutoCAD (basic)

MS Project / Project Server

Travel required up to 25% 

Regularly work in an office setting including stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, or controls; and reach with hands and arms

At times stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 

Occasionally sit and climb or balance and use hand tools

Lift/Move up to 50lbs



PMP Certification preferred

Experience mentoring other project managers


Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted: 2021-04-14 Expires: 2021-05-14

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