5165 Timberlea Blvd Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 2S3    Tel: +1 905-282-9395 , +1 877-282-9724

Project Manager for Heavy Machinery

About This Job:

GMB Heavy Industries is a respected supplier of custom-designed equipment to steel manufacturers throughout North America. Due to its continued penetration of the market and sales growth, GMB is seeking a Project Manager to join our team. This position would perform a critical role in the company, ensuring that GMB equipment is managed with focus on cost, quality, and timing. The Project Manager would coordinate the project to completion. A critical component of the position is meticulous planning and organization that ensures seamless, trouble-free installation. The Project Manager will be the “face” of the company as they interact with our customers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • · Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the smooth execution of projects.
  • · Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within the scope, and under budget.
  • · Support the development of the project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal and external participants.
  • · Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress including resource requirements. Communicate progress on a regular basis to all relevant parties.
  • · Manage changes to the project scope, schedules, and budgets obtaining appropriate approvals as required. Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • · Measure project performance using appropriate tools including Microsoft Project, Open Issue Matrix, Excel, and various finance tools.
  • · Organize and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • · Liaise with engineering to develop project scope detail, prepare schedules, and develop internal/on-site contingencies.
  • · Support and maintain relationships with the customer and third parties/vendors.
  • · Effectively communicate with customers to clarify specifications and define requirements of each project.
  • · Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • · Ensure that correct resources are coordinated for the installations including personnel, equipment, rentals, hotels, and other tools as required.
  • · Coordinate with the Installation team to ensure that all personnel have the required training/certification for the project.
  • · Coordinate with the Installation team to ensure all required tools, rentals, etc. have been arranged for the customer outage.
  • · Identify and address quality issues and shop-to-site, company-to-customer, and design-to-performance problems.
  • · Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency.
  • · Perform other related duties as assigned

Reports –

The Project Manager will report to General Manager and will organize all job-related work documents, checklists, budget tracking, expense reports, matrix of installation personnel and their certifications, etc.

 

Attributes :

  • · Technical knowledge and 5 years of practical experience managing projects involving custom-designed heavy machinery.
  • · Strong understanding of mechanical assembly and detail drawings.
  • · Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to effectively perform this role, providing clear and concise communications to all parties involved in projects.
  • · Excellent knowledge of Microsoft software applications including Project, Excel, and Word.
  • · Bilingual French is an asset but is not mandatory.
  • · Possess valid passport and driving license and be able to travel freely to the U.S.A.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Individuals meeting the above criteria are encouraged to submit their resume, with a cover letter. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only selected individuals will be contacted for an interview.

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