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Aston Carter Project Manager in Dallas, Texas
The Program Manager provides outstanding customer service through the management, performance and completion of major account programs. They will assist in managing and directing all phases of a program from inception to completion. They coordinate proposal preparation and establish and monitor project plans and schedules. This position develops and maintains key customer contacts and relationships. The PM reviews company metrics and develops improvement plans in areas including but not limited to customer service, financial performance, customer cost, quality, delivery and continually seeking value added business opportunities.
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES :
Responsible for managing all aspects of account program management, which operates in a Customer Focus Team (CFT) matrix management capacity with the following functional areas: production, planning, materials management, quality, engineering, and new business development
Assign priorities to multiple competing activities quickly and effectively, balancing short and long-term needs
Responsible for monitoring and analyzing cost, revenue and profitability performance of programs, providing revenue forecasts and ensuring products are completed on time and within budget; provide pricing rationale and recommendations supporting quotations and proposals for new business opportunities
Review and approve program expenditures within authority matrix. Conduct review of financial results and variances with management team and ensure ROI. Prepare monthly program financial and operational reports for management review, leading the management presentations and Customer Quarterly Business Reviews
Responsible for ensuring that program operational metrics are in place and are effectively managed. Monitor key operational performance metrics such as on-time delivery, quality, responsiveness, price for value, and use of technology. Review company performance to standards on a regular basis reacting to metrics by identifying root cause and solutions
Assist with managing and executing new programs in accordance with budget, schedule, and technical objectives; leverage relationship with existing customers to identify new business opportunities within assigned accounts
Responsible for ensuring customer projects meet the customer’s expectations and are delivered on-time.
Primary lead aligning stakeholders on deliverables, managing communication, championing meetings, and ensuring updates are provided to the customers in a timely manner
Preferred Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skill, knowledge, and abilities
Minimum of four (4) years of progressive business management and/or manufacturing operations experience
Minimum two (3) years in a Program Management role
Experience managing projects from concept through production; material control/scheduling, and cost accounting/budgeting
Knowledge of manufacturing best practices such as Lean, 5S, and Kaizen is an asset
Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning Systems such as Oracle or similar systems
About Aston Carter:
At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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