SC Project Manager (REMOTE) (Hanover, PA (Plant), Pennsylvania, US)

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March 16, 2023
Schindler Group
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Location: Hanover, PA (Plant), Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: 66587

We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow's world?

Find out more about us here - Company Website or LinkedIn

As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.

Join us as a
SC Project Manager (REMOTE)

Your Skills

  • Project Manager reporting to the Sr Manager, Supply Chain Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Lead cross-functional project teams in the execution of Supply Chain Strategic Projects
    • Lead collaboration with cross-functional teams to establish project execution timelines, key milestones, resource requirements and approval gates.
    • Responsible for proposal reviews, evaluations and presentation materials.
    • Establish and drive project execution cadence
    • Identify project risks and formulate risk containment plans.
    • Identify and assess barriers to project execution and develop plans to remove barriers
    • Ensure project effectiveness reporting via measuring results and corresponding KPI reporting.
  • Support strategic project development through periodic workshops and events focused on collaboration around strategic objectives and concept generation.
  • Lead and support supply chain internal operational/tactical projects as necessary with focus areas in sourcing, material planning, logistics and manufacturing continuous improvement.
  • Report project progress to planned schedule, provide status updates and report project planned vs actual results via KPIs and other performance measures.
  • Perform root cause and corrective action analysis for at-risk and off-track projects, and drive corrective actions identified.
  • Provide project management guidance for Supply Chain stakeholders applying the appropriate level of control and influence based on specific project criteria;
  • Tactical/Operational Projects: Support, Consultation and Collaboration
  • Strategic Projects: Governance, Support, Transparency & Reporting
  • Assigned Projects: Direct ownership and control of management, execution and reporting
  • Develop project management and execution traceability for reporting status and actual vs planned results

Strategic project execution, reporting, visibility and risk management-35%
Manage Assigned Projects with direct ownership and control-25%
Provide tactical project support, consultation and collaboration -15%
Measure project effectiveness via measuring results and corresponding KPI reporting-15%
Execute enterprise-wide change management related to projects-5%
Support periodic workshops & events for strategic project funnel development-5%

Your Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to manage through influence and deliver results with cross-functional teams without direct reporting relationships
  • Demonstrated experience managing supply chain internal projects and associated change management within the manufacturing sector.
  • Professional experience leading projects/initiatives with multiple stakeholders within a matrix organization
  • Professional experience as an operational leader or project manager in a manufacturing environment
  • Highly collaborative skill set with ability to gather and comprehend information and input from multiple stakeholders and form alignment around organizational objectives
  • Strong communication & presentations skills with ability to effectively communicate on all levels within the organization from CEO to production floor associates
  • Strategic aptitude and mindset with demonstrated ability to translate strategic objectives into operational/tactical initiatives that advance organizational progress toward achieving strategic objectives
  • Advanced problem solving capabilities with demonstrated ability to navigate barriers by actively and collaboratively defining solutions
  • Highly organized and analytical with meticulous approach to initiative/project planning, organization, and execution.
  • Demonstrated experience measuring initiative effectiveness via KPI & score card development and deployment.
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional Certification (CSCP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) highly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Project Management or Finance preferred
  • Strong knowledge of, and demonstrated experience with project management tools and methodologies: Six Sigma, Agile, APF/APM, PFMEA, RACI, SIPOC
  • Professional experience in supplier management, supplier qualification or contract management within the manufacturing sector a plus.

Our Commitment

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - All benefits effective from first day of hire
  • Generous Paid Time Off (All employees start with 3 weeks of vacation which then increases with tenure in addition to sick days, floating holidays and 8 Company Observed Holidays)
  • Tuition Reimbursement (Eligible after 6 months of service)
  • Parental Leave - 100% base pay for 6 consecutive weeks within first year of a child's birth or adoption
  • 401k Plan: Eligible and company match and vesting on first day of employment
  • Company Match: 100% on first 4% of employee contributions than 50% on the next 6% of employee Contributions
    • If an employee contributes 10%, Schindler matches 7%

Will you join us and elevate tomorrow's World?

We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Pooja Gupta,

At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
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