IDEX Project Manager (Benton Harbor, MI) in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Title: Project Manager (Benton Harbor, MI)

Business Unit: Gast


2300 Hwy. M-139

Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022

United States

Function: Operations


The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for managing all details of a

project order (component or systems) from order entry through, project

submission, documentation, construction, shipment, forecasting, inventory

management and, in some rare cases, integration and start-up. The primary

responsibilities of this position include: protecting and/or maximizing

margins throughout the life of the project through pricing and operational

expense management, improving project life-cycle processes to minimize time

between order acquisition and shipment through inventory management, and

ensuring the quality of the execution of the order to remittance process.


  • Primary responsibility and accountability for managing an orderthrough project life-cycle.

  • PM will complete thorough content review of all project proposals(CIP’s) upon receipt of purchase order to ensure accuracy in termsof contract compliance and customer satisfaction.

  • PM has responsibility and accountability for managing orderfulfillment, from ownership of the submittal process throughrelease to manufacturing and shipment.

  • Primary source of contact for both internal customers (order entry,purchasing, manufacturing, etc.) and external customers(distributors, representatives, engineering firms, contractors andend users) regarding assigned projects. To include providingforecasting and determining an inventory strategy for raw andfinished goods.

  • PM will track defects and monitor cycle times within the projectcompletion cycle.

  • Interpret and understand contracts and customer compliancerequirements.

  • Understand customer requirements and correspond directly withinternal sales management, environmental market managers, outsidesales management, specifying engineers and customers.

  • PM will function as a liaison after order initiation.

  • PM will assist in preparation of published technical documents suchas project submittals and other documentation.



  • Demonstrates experience and knowledge in the manufacturing and/orindustrial industry.

  • Self-starter maintains high ethical standards.

  • Demonstrate ability to lead and work well in a team environment.

  • Possess high degree of leadership and ability to influencecross-functionally.

  • Must be self-motivated, show initiative, anticipate and preventissues by executing advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work well with customers and internal team members tolead positive change in a fast-paced work environment .

  • Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask asneeded.

  • Exceptional analytical interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to operate computers and proficient in MSOfficeapplications.

  • Ability to read and write in English.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communications. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidate must have the ability to work varying shifts, includingweekends

  • This position requires minimal overnight travel (US)

  • Persons occupying this position will be expected to sign anEmployee Inventions and Proprietary Information agreement,Confidentiality Agreement, Code of Ethics, and other requireddocuments

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • BS degree in management or administration /or 5+ years ofequivalent experience

  • Direct experience managing projects. Preferred experience managingnew product introductions.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 1405