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We are seeking a dynamic, organized program manager to drive new technologies and standardize existing tech for Powered Industrial Trucks for the World Wide Fulfillment Center network.
A background in Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT), distribution processes and storage systems is a plus. The candidate must be a self-starter, possessing the ability to manage multiple complex projects and tasks simultaneously as well as be able to influence, and develop relationships at all organizational levels.
The candidate must be able to manage vendor relationships to drive development of multiple new technologies while communicating with internal customers and creating implementation playbooks.
Would you like an opportunity to travel and work in multiple EU countries and cultures?
The role will be based in Luxembourg with 35% of time travelling mainly but not restricted to Europe.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Facilitate / run weekly alignment meetings on network projects with vendors and internal customers for each project phase : prototype, alpha, beta and production.
Manage vendor relationships and performance for related projects.
Escalate milestone level project issues that are impacting project schedules. Drive / follow up on milestone level delays.
Initiate / facilitate major project kick-offs and support hand-off to execution teams.
Partner with critical planning teams on project milestones (Real Estate, Capacity, Capital, Design, Operations, and Safety).
Report out bi-weekly engineering project updates to Senior Leadership, planning, and execution teams.
Build, present and defend the business case and budget request for the future projects.
Inputs and support on better Project Management tools and processes.
Miscellaneous support tasks (purchase orders, work orders, invoice issues, proposal reviews)
Your Profile# Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Operations, Business Administration, or a related field
Experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams
Proven experience in project management and implementation.
Excellent written and verbal communications in English
Proficient in Microsoft Office products : Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Proficient with Microsoft ProjectPLEASE SUBMIT YOUR IN ENGLISHPreferred Qualifications# Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university specifically in Technical major : Math, Engineering, Science highly desired; Master’s degree preferred.
Successful leadership experience in project management and facilitation of large cross-functional teams in business operations and technology process improvement areas.
Solid experience instructing Executives, Managers, Associates and Continuous Improvement (CI) champions on Lean methodologies and / or Technology Projects.
Experience on energy solution and battery power source (Lead Acid, Lithium-ion, Hydrogen Fuel Cell) is a plus.
Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques and a great desire to develop ones skills to an advanced level.
Green Belt or Black belt are a plus.
Experience with Kaizen activities including : definition, cross functional organization, tracking, and goal planning
Facilitation experience at all organization levels; comfortable addressing both large and small audiences.
Demonstrated knowledge of key business financial metrics.
Experience in working with large scale technology systems.
Advanced skills in statistical analyses.
Additional European language skills (Czech, French, German, Italian, Polish or Spanish).
Availability to Travel about 35% of the time - mainly but not restricted to Europe
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