Manufacturing IT Project Manager

Posted on May 2, 2022



Position Details


Job Summary

The Manufacturing IT Project Manager (PM) is responsible for leading, organizing, and motivating project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering IT projects that meet the business needs of our customers. Projects will vary depending on complexity, scope and approach.  Depending on project type and team constraints either agile, waterfall or hybrid approach is utilized. 
The PM is responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects, using various methods, in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business domains. The project/program manager will work with the team to plan and execute the project.  In addition, the project manager will manage project scope, issues, risks, stakeholders, financials, and communications. The PM will also negotiate variations to resource commitments (financial and people) to ensure the successful completion of the project. By using effective leadership skills, the PM will lead project teams and individuals to achieve the set goals and objectives of the project.   The PM will serve the Manufacturing IT organization by promoting and using these best practices and sharing their knowledge and experiences with others in the IT organization. Minimal travel is expected.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Interact with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level, leading cross-functional teams, on-shore/off-shore and Vendors across a matrixed environment.
  • Proven ability to successfully lead infrastructure projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met.
  • Proven ability to manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Motivate, mentor, and coach project teams to deliver on project commitments.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, utilizing various media and methods for communication.
  • Ability to understand technical details of a project and effectively communicate them to non-technical stakeholders and customers.
  • Ability to track and formally report on overall progress, financial health, risks, issues, and mitigation strategies of project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building.
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze a project, team and environment constraints in order to develop the most suitable processes for that team/project.

What You Will Bring

  • Five or more years’ experience in Infrastructure Project/Program Management.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure and Data Center technologies.
  • Proven team leadership skills to anticipate, plan, prioritize and self-monitor workload.
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile, Waterfall and/or Hybrid methodology.
  • Working knowledge of Project Management tools and Microsoft Office.
  • Willingness and ability to respectfully challenge processes or practices that are inefficient or can be improved.
  • Certified Project Management certification from PMI or equivalent or Certified Scrum Master (CSM).
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Experience working in the Manufacturing industry.

About Beacon Technologies
Are you looking to advance your career in information technology? Beacon Technologies offers career advancement opportunities, extensive training, and excellent benefits including paying for health and dental premiums for salaried employees. In addition to providing interesting opportunities, Beacon Technologies provides that old fashioned, personal touch, so you feel like a part of the Beacon team.