JBT Corporation Project Manager in Middletown, Ohio
Avure Technologies manufactures High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment that helps producers increase food safety and extend shelf life, while providing consumers with nutritious, natural food. One of the fastest and most reliable systems, Avure equipment is used to treat the majority of all HPP-protected food around the world.Food manufacturers of all sizes, including the world’s largest poultry producer, rely on Avure's HPP technology to serve up healthy, delicious and safe products,doubling and tripling shelf lifewithout chemicals, additives or heat. In fact, you’ll find foods processed by Avure HPP systems in every corner of the world.
This position isresponsible for the overall completion of capital equipment projects from order entry to customer acceptance.
This position will be accountable for all scheduling elements of the project including the manufacturing, delivery and installation of equipment.
Job shall also include supporting sales, application and aftermarket departments.
Project manager may also be called on to handle projects within the company. Will execute other additional duties as required.
Job entails some travel worldwide.
Complete schedule development and management for the project lifecycle.
Serve as main customer interface for Avure during the project. Complete responsibility for scope, schedule and cost of the project.
Manage the life cycle of the project and report project status to Senior Management.
Interact with the production team to ensure on time delivery to meet customer deadlines.
Interact with Technical Service to schedule appropriate resource availability and skill level for install, commission, and training.
Manage logistics of 10-60 ton equipment deliveries to customer facilities.
Manage customer expectations and satisfaction from order to acceptance.
May be asked to manage the warranty phase of the project.
Support various operational initiatives.
Participate in internal process improvement efforts.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or relevant discipline.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Project Management.
Experience successfully managing projects over $1,000,000 value.
Experience negotiating and resolving conflicts with manufacturing, key suppliers, and customers..
Strong business acumen to support the Company growth vision.
Proven ability to successfully multi-task and manage multiple concurrent projects.
Must be a self-motivator, detail oriented and able to work independently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent customer skills.
Ability to understand, discuss, and problem solve technical content of HPP equipment.
Ability to travel 20-30% domestically and internationally.