Project Manager


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USA, Denver

Making complexity accessible

Mikron Automation is your worldwide partner for advanced automation solutions. At Mikron we are committed to delivering the best assembly systems and all needed services throughout your product’s entire life cycle. With our extensive engineering know-how, complex process expertise, scalable platforms, and lifelong support we are driving lasting success for your business.

Your main tasks

The Project Manager is responsible for the successful execution of a customer projects. In this role, the Project Manager will take responsibility for leading the group of Engineers and Technicians and ensure successful implementation of customer projects – on-time delivery, within budget and quality.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for successful design of all mechanical activities to meet the budget and time expectations as defined in the project proposal and cost sheets
  • Responsible for accurately and timely reviewing the Mechanical Engineering documentation package assigned to each customer project
  • Responsible to meet the budget and deadline of pallets, critical stations and all systems
  • Review Software Design Specification with the project’s Controls & Mechanical Engineer
  • Support Validation team to create and test validation package per customer’s specifications
  • Collaborate with other Project Managers and Functional Manager to streamline activities and share technical difficulties
  • Share projects with other Mikron Project Managers when asked
  • Support debugging phase with the support of the Mechanical Technician Manager
  • Troubleshoot engineering modifications during debug phase. Identify problems and propose sound solutions with the support of the project’s PE, team and the technical expert team if needed
  • Lead activities during the Internal Acceptance Test process including paperwork
  • Lead validations activities during Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)/ Site Acceptance Tests (SAT)
  • Collaborate with Functional Managers for project execution activities
  • Responsible for reviewing Mechanical, Control, Electrical and assembly/debugging activities
  • Lead project meetings and morning meetings in the debugging floor

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • BS in Engineering
  • 10+ years experience in a lead position in the Automation industry 
  • Must be able to manage all suppliers, including systems’ vendors, for all technical aspects including equipment buy-off and Inform Director of Customer Projects of project delays, risks, costs, deadlines
  • Able to work with different jobs function during project phases.
  • Can provide guideline and/or sketches to design the stations
  • Capable to coordinate project resources requests and forecast with functional Manager
  • Able to provide root cause analysis techniques such as bone fish, 4 why Follow Mikron standards, work instructions and procedures
  • Able to analyze and interpret customer URS, design proposals, specifications and manuals to determine the feasibility of the requests 
  • Able to organize and lead large meetings with customers, suppliers and Mikron Team members 
  • Lead internal/external project design reviews
  • Ability to prioritize activities during project execution phases.
  • Establish a partnership relationship with the customer at all times.
  • Keep sufficient inventory of customer supplied products, review the stock of customer products on hand for machine debug and keep the customer informed of potential impacts on a timely manner
  • Ability to estimate costs and delivery time during all project execution phases
  • Capable to work with excel cost sheets and understand the formulas and the data behind the summaries
  • Drive daily work activities with the project team and in the debugging area for related projects 
  • Industrial automation experience
  • Medical/pharmaceutical manufacturing industry knowledge
  • Software experience: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, PDM/PLM, ERP
  • Experience in a role supervising or managing other Engineers or Project Managers

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to travel as requested
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must be available to work overtime
  • May be required to work off-shift hours and Holidays
  • Must have a valid state Driver license and be eligible to obtain a passport for international travel

Company Offered Benefits

  • PTO
  • 10 paid holidays (1 floating)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & ADD
  • FSA, HAS
  • Bonus Eligible
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k with matching up to 5%, immediately vested
  • Tuition and Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Professional Growth Opportunities

Pay Range

  • $110,000 - $115,000 per year

*This job closes on 04/25/2024 all applications up to 04/25/2024 will be considered*

If you are interested what you have read and want to join our team, we would be keen to hear from you!