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Project Manager

Company: The Pond Guy
Location: Armada
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are you driven to produce high quality results? Do you prefer a professional workplace where the focus is on details and getting things "right"? Are you excited about opportunities that allow you to work in a wide variety of fields? Are you looking for a stable, yet fast-paced dynamic environment where you're treated like family and people care about one another?If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then we need you as our Project Manager!See the details of the position below.Job DescriptionOur Project Managers own product development cycles from project kickoff through initial product sales. They are the critical coordinator ensuring high quality and performance products are brought to market on time and on budget. Our Project Managers work with all departments to make sure all internal and external customers' needs are met through the product development cycle and launch. Beginning with the end in mind is key.ResponsibilitiesHere are some examples of the actual work your day would include.Communicate successfully with internal teams including customer service, engineering, product management, quality/process, purchasing, sales, marketing and creative, and operationsResponsible for understanding, coordinating, and driving project requirements to meet product launch goals - act as the central nervous system for product development projects.Work interdepartmentally to create project scope, financials, timelines and project milestones to ensure that products are delivered on time, within budget and consistent with launch goals. Advise management of any issues requiring intervention.Develop and maintain project timelines with regular updates and input from all parties involved in each projectHold regular working project meetings with the appropriate attendeesCoordinate internal and external suppliers/resources to ensure key milestones are achievedRaise critical issues to the appropriate levels of management when appropriate to keep projects on trackProvide support to departmental leaders in regard to team capacities, project priorities, and timelinesHelp to develop key product development and launch gates to support continuous improvement of the product launch cycleDocument and present project status summaries for reports-outs such as management reviews and technical reviewsMentor other tribe members on successful project management skillsDevelop and track pre- and post-project metricsSkill SetTo be successful in this role, you need to have a certain amount of knowledge and skills:5+ years of project or program management experienceMechanical or electrical product launch experience preferredExcellent written and verbal communication skillsPMP certification or similar training is preferredHands-on mind set with ability to work in an office environmentProficient computer knowledge in word, excel, project, asanaHigh School degree, college degree preferredThis position requires manual dexterity for working with small components, ability to complete repetitive motions for long periods of time, bending, continual lifting, lowering and carrying packages that typically weigh 25 - 50 lbs. and managing packages up to 150 lbs as well as standing/stooping for long periods of time.We need a self-motivated Project Manager that has a desire to become an expert while sharing their knowledge with others. You'll have the ability to learn quickly through training and work independently in a fast-paced environment. This person should continually add value to the organization beyond their day-to-day tasks. We need a Project Manager that has a positive attitude and the words "can't" and "impossible" are not a part of your vocabulary.AvailabilityYou must be available to work 40-50 hours per week between the hours of 6am-6pm.CompensationThis is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Benefits include:Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthcareDental InsuranceVision InsuranceShort-term Disability InsuranceLong-term Disability InsuranceAccident InsuranceCritical Illness InsuranceLife InsurancePaid Time OffHoliday pay effective immediately (8 holidays recognized)401k with employer 4% matchReferral program with opportunities to earn $1,000 per referralAdditional Training Programs: Career Development and Department ShadowsCompany OverviewTPG, Inc. is a growing company with over 140 employees. We are a manufacturing company for pond, lake and water garden supplies with customers in all 50 states servicing both wholesale and end-users. We have customers with large ponds used for swimming, fishing and ice skating and customers with decorative water gardens containing Koi, waterfalls, and plants. Our mission is to be a group of passionate, knowledgeable pond people helping the world enjoy ponds. We offer innovative, proven solutions delivered with a commitment to complete satisfaction... guaranteed.TPG, Inc. is not just a team, we're a tribe. A tribe is more like a family and is ongoing. We have fun, pursue our goals together and feed on each other to grow. Becoming part of TPG, Inc. means more than getting a job it's a career move. We will give you the support you need to grow with us.Company DivisionsTPG, Inc. encompasses a family of businesses to support customers in all pond aspects.Airmax, Inc. - business-to-business and manufacturing. airmaxeco.comThe Pond Guy, Inc. - direct-to-consumer. thepondguy.comThe Pond Guy, Inc. - local services division. weknowponds.comHow To Apply For PositionStep 1: Submit Resume.Step 2: If selected for further review, you will receive a request to take a ten-minute survey. Please complete the survey within three days of receipt.Step 3: If selected for further review, you will be contacted for an interview.The Pond Guy, Inc. prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a drug/toxins test and background check.Reference: 450000_000_Project Manager

Keywords: The Pond Guy, Detroit , Project Manager, Executive , Armada, Michigan

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