Project Manager – Automated Equipment

Project Manager – Automated Equipment

Looking for an opportunity to be the “Quarterback” for automated system projects for a rapidly growing company just South of the Minneapolis metro? 

We are looking for a technically savvy person who can work with sales and customers to develop specifications, create rough system layout drawings and manage projects through commissioning at the customer site.

This company is growing and needs to add another person to help manage all the projects that lie ahead!  They take great care of their employees and are part of a world class global company!


This position reports to the Director of Engineering and will provide you with the responsibilities of:

• Following the lead from sales to understand the customer needs
• Helping to define specifications with the customer, preparing cost estimates and conducting feasibility studies
• Managing the project from concept through build and start up at the customer site
• Being the “go to” person for all project information and updates
• Providing updates in periodic project status meetings with senior management and other functions
• Managing multiple projects simultaneously
• Working with Manufacturing Engineering and Operations to ensure they have what the need to complete the assembly
• Reviewing the installation schedule with the field service team and the customer to ensure a smooth installation and start up
• Traveling to the customer site to oversee installation


An excellent candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering highly desired or equivalent experience
• Three years’ experience in a design/developing automated systems
• Strong project management experience with complex projects
• Excellent communication skills
• Previous experience with CAD software, SolidWorks preferred
• Willing to travel to customer sites 15 – 20%

This position will provide you a high-profile engineering role interfacing with other key players in senior positions from the different functions.  Upon proving your abilities and value to the company, you will be in a position to grow your career along with an industry leading company that is looking to build the bench strength of the department.  This is a great opportunity to manage your own growth along with a great company!

Interested?  Apply below!  Inquiries can be sent to mike@connect-ology; reference Job ID# mr2990.

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