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Project Manager - Parsons, KS

Company: Magnum Systems Inc
Location: Parsons
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Project Manager
LOCATION: Lenexa, Kansas OR Parsons, Kansas
REPORTS TO: Aftersales Execution Manager
Magnum Systems, Inc. is one of North America's leading designers and manufacturers of material handling and packaging systems for dry bulk materials. We earned that spot with our collective engineering knowledge and application experience. We're not all that flashy, but customers who process bulk materials such as grain, seeds, cereals, sugar, flour, plastic pellets, plastic powder, sand, cement, fly ash, fertilizers, and granulate chemicals value our ability to solve their bulk material handling challenges.
We are seeking exceptional people who are HARDWORKING, TRUSTWORTHY, AND RELIABLE and can succeed in a fast-paced work environment.
Become part of our tradition! Magnum Systems was built on a strong sense of community and an outstanding commitment to the personal growth of our people. If you enjoy being part of something special, then bring your energy and come grow with us!

The Project Manager position ensures Magnum Systems' projects activities run smoothly by managing each accepted order from sales hand-off through installation. This position requires a high demonstration of expertise in clear communication, order entry, schedule management, budget management, and organizational skills. This position will work closely with Application Engineers, Sales, Drafting, Accounting, Purchasing, Service, and the End User. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, follow proper procedures, and promote open communication in line with Magnum Systems' strategic initiatives. Coordinates and reports on work of others. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. May require occasional travel.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Coordinate hand-off meeting with sales department and any additional required members of the Magnum Systems team.
  • Upon successful hand-off, establish milestones for each stage of the project to meet the delivery date required for the project. Communication of these milestones and management of progress to the end customer and involved team members in a proactive manner is required (i.e., purchasing, drafting, electrical, fabrication, service, accounting).
  • Manage and proactively minimize obstacles, delays, changes in scope, and budgetary constraints.
  • Communicate budget and schedule impact of changes in scope, supplier, design, and/or customer requests. Will consult with AE before acceptance of any changes to scope or design.
  • Balance multiple projects as directed by the Projects Group
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including special projects.


    • A strong customer focus with a company mindset.
    • Critical Thinking Skills. Able to proactively identify needs, predict obstacles, assess solutions, and communicate importance of accountability.
    • Interpersonal Skills. Must work closely with other departments, employees, customers, and vendors. Listening and providing an environment for open communication from all levels is critical.
    • Deadline oriented for deliverables and overall timeline coordination.
    • Budget conscious
    • Detail Oriented. Understands that everything that leaves our facility is a representation of the employees, company, and reputation. Drawings, written, verbal, etc. Must have concept of "the big picture" when it comes to internal changes of policy or procedure.
    • Continuous education driven. Looking to improve every day and leading by example.

      Minimum Requirements:

      • Associates Degree in Business or related discipline
      • One-year experience in project management in a manufacturing environment


        • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related discipline
        • Four years-experience in a manufacturing environment
        • Experience in a packaging and/or processing manufacturing environment
          This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
          This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
          This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
          The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas, which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, mandatory hearing protection, and safety footwear.
          The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
          While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
          Travel is primarily local during the business day; although, some out-of-area (between locations) and overnight travel may be expected.
          OTHER DUTIES
          This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
          Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
          Magnum Systems' policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category.
          Magnum Systems is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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