Engineering Project Manager

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Date: Oct 9, 2017

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Manage engineering projects or programs of various size, complexity and duration focused on product and process development and improvement

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage projects or programs of various size, complexity and duration and coordinate members of the project team including engineers, designers and technicians
  • Develop project plan, schedules and work plans, estimate resources and costs, and track and report documents
  • Define the project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Document and track project plan
  • Develop and maintain relationships with team members and project stakeholders
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Maintain continuous alignment of project scope with defined strategic business objectives
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders
  • Monitor progress of projects, identify problems impeding progress, and participate in their resolution
  • Communicate risks, changes and other information relating to the project
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Provide reports, updates and feedback to management and project team
  • Identify successful and unsuccessful project elements after project completion and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Mentor other engineering project managers

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in engineering, business, or a technical related field of study and three (3) years of project manager related experience
    • Associate’s degree and nine (9) years of project manager related experience
  • Knowledge of and experience using project management methodologies and software
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects, and priorities
  • Ability to establish project plans, regularly monitor and track progress on work projects, and communicate with project partners
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Ability to understand and apply financial analysis
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Work is split between an office environment, production facility, and/or warehouse depending on the project
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Project management training or training in project management related fields such as risk, quality, and scheduling
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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