Under Armour, Inc. Engineer Project Manager in Baltimore, Maryland
Engineer Project Manager
107682 Baltimore, Maryland
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The Engineering Project Manager oversees the project planning, budgeting, vendor selection , implementation, and tracking of Global Logistic DH Material Handling Equipment projects end to end. The responsibilities include working with MHE partners, DH Operations and consultants developing, business requirement conceptual designs, and costing and RFP proposals. The role will manage and coordinate task, milestones and timelines associated with internal UA team and external vendors and suppliers.
Project tasks and timelines responsibilities will include coordinating engineered design, vendor selection, contract award, MHE installation, and system configuration, user acceptance testing, training and commissioning. The qualified candidate will be an integral contributor to the UA's Distribution, Strategic Op’s and Engineering group by leading a cross-functional project team responsible for advancing UA's Distribution Capital Projects. Travel will be a requirement, expect 30% in support of multi-facility MHE installation. Role will be based out of corporate headquarters in Baltimore MD.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Engineering Project Manager, performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Plan and track the Material Handling and DH Systems / Process Projects
Develop Current and Future Plan with Operations, IT, and Engineering.
Work with senior management to align forecasts with planned growth
Work with Engineering Team to develop capacity and flow models to ensure that projects drive productivity, ROI and service ( SLA’s )
Partner with Operations, Engineering, FP&A, and Strategic Planning to ensure all needs are met and financial commitments are aligned (this is a fluid process and updates need to be effectively communicate to all stakeholders)
Work with MHE Vendors, IT Vendors develop project plans, timelines and key KPI’s
Provide financial budget information for executive team and presentations. Work with the Procurement department to develop RFP’s, define project scope and schedule with IT, Operations, and Engineering.
Manage and coordinate the project cut in’s, UAT, Volume Testing and provide hyper care “post go live support”
Cash Flow development and oversight
Change order management
Ensure that equipment rates, CPU and MHE UPH projections and targets are achieved
Meet quarterly with FP&A to review budget adherence
Meet bi-weekly with Strategic Operations senior management to review budget and identify any call outs
Oversee fiscal budget closeout of all Capital Asset Requests for planned budget year
Initiate and facilitate Capital Asset Request approval process through automated contract/procurement system
Plan the project
Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
Create a detailed Microsoft project plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
Staff the project
In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities
Manage project staff and/or volunteers according to the established policies and practices of the organization
Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate
Implement the project
Oversight of the project and provide management of the scope, dates, and budget
Develop forms and records to document project activities
Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
Control the project
Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
Manage and report all deliverables including project scorecard, timeline and key project milestones
Evaluate the project
Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
Perform Post Audit to ensure ROI, rates and capacity targets are attained
Manage team of vendor Project Managers.
Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
Engineering Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year College, or Business\Supply Chain degree (B.S) with minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience in similar role.
Experience in Supply Chain Management, Project Management, or Procurement.
PMP Certification Preferred
Three-five years project management or related experience
Distribution or Manufacturing, preferably in an automated environment
Cross functional multi-site experience
Proven Direct responsibility of project budgets in excess of $10M
Strong working knowledge material handling equipment and technologies
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Expert or Advanced skill set using Excel spreadsheets to manage financial budgets.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Data base management (Access, Excel)
The employee will need to work across shifts and weekends/holidays in support of project timelines.
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.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or stoop and balance.
The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be in an environmentally controlled facility. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. *Travel will be a requirement, expect 30% in support of multi-facility MHE installation
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.