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ERP Project Manager- IT Business Systems

Mundelein, IL, Mundelein, Illinois, United States of America Req #608
Monday, August 12, 2019

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 3,200 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.

Responsibility Summary

Job Summary

- Experienced project manager with responsibilities for planning, monitoring and controlling project activities.  The project manager to manage a variety of projects related to MacLean-Fogg’s global ERP system (JD Edwards 9.2) and subsystems.  MacLean-Fogg has been completing a company-wide rollout of JD Edwards over the last several years and is currently in the process of optimizing the system through continuous improvement projects.  The project manager will work with Business Analysts, Local Business Leads, and End Users on a variety of levels to complete the assigned projects.  Plan, develop, and implement project plans consistent with project objectives, financial parameters, and business requirements. Provide guidance as necessary to other team members with the goal of process improvement and overall project management quality.  Responsible for facilitating project activities such as requirements gathering, scope creation, timeline, testing activities, and coordination of Go Live and Go Live support.

Responsibilities

• Define, plan, schedule, execute and complete assigned projects throughout the various manufacturing sites.

• Use the appropriate project methodology to create work breakdown structures and to define all project phases, activities, tasks and deliverables.

• Responsible for holding project teams accountable for delivery of agreed-upon project plan, tasks and key milestones.

• Learn and understand business objectives, aligning project goals and plans appropriately.

• Review the business case, business objectives and associated business requirements throughout the project’s life cycle. Ensure the business receives expected project deliverables as identified in the scope of the project.

• Define metrics with stakeholders to measure project performance.

• Deliver completed project tasks and milestones within estimated hours, by established completion dates and within the approved budget. Regularly communicate project status to all stakeholders.

• Manage business, management and project team expectations. Promote project stakeholder satisfaction by addressing issues in a timely manner.

• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with business, project team members and IT.

• Verify that the project teams understand and conform to the project playbook in all system/software implementation and development.

• Coach and assess project team members and leads on current project management techniques and methodologies.

• Conduct continuous improvements in project management approaches, techniques and tools sets that will improve the productivity and quality of delivered projects.

• Create training plans for all ERP processes.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

• 75% or more Travel (Domestic and to Canada)

• On Location- Monday-Thursday

Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years of business experience leading and managing complex projects.

• Experience managing large projects under minimal supervision.

• Experience in working with business customers at all levels of the organization.

• Experience in coaching and developing others.

• Experience working at a large manufacturing company with exposure to Supply Chain, Distribution, Manufacturing and Engineering business functions.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Systems or equivalent certification and work experience.

• Project Manager Professional certification, preferred.

• Detail oriented and prioritization skills.

• Strong communication and presentation skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff.

EOE-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Various agencies of the United States Government require employers to maintain information on applicants pertaining to factors such as race, sex, and type of position for which an individual applies. The information requested is voluntary and for compliance with certain record keeping requirements. MacLean-Fogg Company has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all its associates and applicants for employment.  MacLean-Fogg Company believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, ancestry, religion, national origin,citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status, age or any other protected group status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 75
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Mundelein, IL, Mundelein, Illinois, United States of America