Manufacturing/Engineering Project Manager

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/3/2023 3:00 AM)
Job ID
2023-1301
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

FUTAMURA SymbolFUTAMURA USA  

 

Futamura is committed to its employees and their families by offering one of the most competitive benefits packages in the market.  We can likely beat your current company on insurance premium costs, levels of coverage, out of pocket expenses and savings toward retirement. 

 

Medical Insurance

401K + Company Match

Dental Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

Vision Insurance

Prescription Benefits

Generous Paid Time Off

Company-Paid Disability Insurance

 

Company-Paid Life Insurance

 

 

This position works in our Engineering and Maintenance Department. Standard schedule is M-F 7:30 to 4, with flexibility based on business need

 

We make NatureFlex and Cellophane packaging films.  These are biodegradable and compostable products to help reduce plastic pollution around the world!  Since they are made from renewable wood pulp as a raw material, we essentially make transparent paper.  Check out the process here.

 

Compostable packaging is a rapidly expanding market.  As a result, Futamura is in the process of a major expansion to keep up with the growing demand for our products.    We are looking for good people with a drive for advancement to come join our team. 

 

The Futamura Group was established in Japan in 1950 and is now a global operation specializing in high added value packaging products. Our products are shipped around the world and are utilized by major brands and specialized markets. 

 

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Responsibilities

Responsibilities include: 

 

  • Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects.
  • Establishes work plan and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
  • Oversee and audit the progress of subcontractors for compliance to agreed upon timeline and standards.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required.
  • Prepares project reports for management, client, or others.
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • As the point of contact on assigned projects, performs a variety of highly skilled duties such as: assembling, coordinating and managing multidisciplinary technical review teams.
  • Facilitates and troubleshoots the myriad of problems associated with developing complex systems or with coordinating and development, and design projects.
  • Responds to inquiries about projects.
  • Chairs various project review and pre-submittal meetings.
  • Assists in developing departmental plans, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Operations or related emphasis preferred; equivalent relevant experience may be considered 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Project Management; 5 years’ overall experience in a manufacturing environment with problem solving, continuous improvement, process documentation and/or other applicable experience 
  • Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be competent in producing reports and developing procedures
  • Experience with SAP software preferred

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