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Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Project Manager

Job ID:  563
Location: 

Rochester Hills, MI, US

Date:  Jun 4, 2022

OVERVIEW:

The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring projects meet all required deliverables including timing, profitability, and scope.

The Project Manager will promote collaboration among cross-functional teams.

The ideal candidate brings energy, open communication, and willingness to deal with difficult situations regarding project management activities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILIITIES (Include but are not limited to):

  • Gather, review, and communicate project intent, requirements, timing, budget, and scope
  • Establish and manage project costs to proactively ensure budgets are achieved.
  • Establish and maintain open issues, timelines, and Job Cost Summary reports
  • Schedule and lead project gate reviews both internal and with customers
  • Supports supply chain management by ensuring timely deliverables of key components
  • Obtain customer approvals at key milestones to ensure timely invoicing and project closure
  • Manage scope through change management process
  • Maintain customer communication throughout life of project
  • Schedule and facilitate lessons learned meetings

 

KEY DELIVERABLES

  • Weekly and monthly project status reporting
  • Bi-weekly Job Cost Summary reporting

 

KEY MEASURABLES

  • On-time project completion
  • Achievement of project profitability
  • Customer satisfaction

 

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES:

  • Pragmatic, respectful leader with demonstrated ability to guide and influence their team towards a common goal and objective
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • Works well in fast paced, time sensitive environment
  • Must possess soft skills for conflict resolution, negotiation and creative problem solving
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft tools and ERP software

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • College/University Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, Business Management or equivalent
  • Automotive industry experience preferred; ideally with an OEM, Tier-1, 2, or 3.
  • PMP Certification is considered an asset.
  • Flexibility for domestic and international travel.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Passport
  • US Citizen or Qualified U.S. Worker
  • Ability to travel internationally

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

We, the Light & Production team, helps industrial customers to make their production processes more effective and more efficient by using optical and photonic technologies. In this regard, Jenoptik is one of the leading manufacturers of metrology and laser machines for manufacturing processes in the automotive industry.

Join us and work with us to ensure that our components and system solutions continue to boost the efficiency of production processes of industrial customers through the use of photonics.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.