Georgia Employer ENGINEERING PROGRAM MANAGER in Atlanta, Georgia

Engineering Program Manager Job Tracking ID: 75019-243629 Job Location: Atlanta, GA Job Level: Any Level of Education: Any Job Type: Full-Time/Regular Date Updated: April 17, 2017 Years of Experience: Any Starting Date: ASAP Job Description:Primary Responsibility:The role of the Program Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to scheduled deadlines and within budget while meeting or exceeding projected business benefits. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Program Manager will work with project executives and design leads to define the program's scope/objectives and oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle. The Program Manager will provide guidance to team leads across all workstreams while implementing Americold methodology and industry best practices.This role is engineering-based, as in the 3PL environment at Americold, solutions are delivered at a conceptual level during the design and pricing phase; thus the program manager must further define scope and somewhat "engineer" the solution during implementation.Essential Functions:Develops and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.Plans, scripts and executes new business or new facility launches, including the workstreams of People, Process, Systems, and Facility Readiness.Effectively applies PMO methodologies and enforces project standards.Ability to utilize and manage tools like facility ramp-up plan, hiring/training tracker, testing scripts, and key process indicators to track progress of a program's launch stability.Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.Prepares for engagement reviews, executive overviews, and quality assurance procedures.Minimizes exposure and risk on projects through contingency planning and risk mitigation.Assigns project tasks and reviews the quality of support provided by the project team members.Manage indirect reports who will be participants on the project while still performing their day-to-day responsibilities in their home department.Manages project review meetings with team members to ensure work progresses as planned and as issues are identified, action plans are put in place to address in an appropriate time frame and escalate as appropriate.Works with project team members to ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.Communicate progress against the plan to team members, stakeholders and Executives. Develop updates and charts for external customers to review project progress weekly/daily as needed.Partner with process owners and General Managers to fully understand impact of customer requirements or requests and the affect they would have on overall project planning process and/or specific projects.Assist in determination and evaluation of operations best practices and coordinate their subsequent implementation. Provide expertise and guidance to resolve problems encountered during implementations.Support facility go-lives, conversions and/or retrofits as needed; ensure operational readiness to minimize downtime, productivity reductions, and accuracy issues. This includes analytics around staffing, dock door and equipment requirements.Fully responsible for assigned projects, including both driving progress and ensuring deadlines and budget are met and keeping management informed of progress.Manage change control so that as potential scope changes arise, they are each carefully analyzed, reviewed, and appropriately approved.Report project perform... For full info follow application link.Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and Drug Free Workforce