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MES Implementation Manager

North Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 06, 2018


This position will be responsible for the implementation of client's MES solution. In this highly visible role, you will lead geographically dispersed teams consisting of Plant IT and Global IT staff using a mix of traditional project management disciplines.

Core Job Responsibilities:

•Develops and implements a comprehensive project plan, encompassing resource requirements, implementation, testing and training plans, creation of a control plan identifying both business processes, and IT platform requirements for the successful project execution.

•Documents processes by using standard methods, formats, and tools to create project or process documentation.

•Works with various Business and IT Operations Managers to ensure Scope, and Quality of project meets client Manufacturing and IT needs

•Assess request for changes to scope, identifying issues and risks that may impact the project. Work with management and sponsor; gain consensus for resolution of identified risks and/or issues.

•Manages daily activities, issue resolution and communication across project execution teams in order to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, and fit for purpose across multiple time zones (North America, Europe and Singapore)

•Resolves issues related to business use of implemented systems or processes by working with systems or process owners and project teams to find acceptable solutions.

•Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards, and practices.

Preferred requirements:

•Strong conceptual understanding of manufacturing fundamentals.

•Bachelor’s degree and/or project management professional PMP certification

•8+ years of hands-on project management experience

•Exceptional organizational multitasking and time management skills

•Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

•Excellent communication skills are mandatory

•Mastery of Microsoft Office and Project

•Strong worth ethic