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Project Manager - Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC
Jul 20, 2022

General Description

Project Managers at R.E. Mason play a critical role in ensuring project success in the eyes of our customers as well as our internal stakeholders.  The projects we execute help our customers manufacture quality products in multiple industries throughout the Carolinas and Virginia.  Our industries include Life Sciences, Chemical, Energy, Pulp and Paper, Metals and Mining, Oil and Gas, Food and Beverage.
Project Managers are responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction while managing scope, schedule, budget, and risk on multiple concurrent projects.  This is a customer facing position requiring travel to our customers’ sites at key points during a project lifecycle from kick-off to completion.
Project Managers work across departments and suppliers to ensure that project needs are met on a timely and cost-effective basis. 
An ideal Project Manager has experience with projects involving automation, process control, IT, software development, software configuration, commercial HVAC or similar relevant experience.  We are looking for enthusiastic, detail-oriented problem solvers who know how to engage with stakeholders to drive positive results.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop relationships with key customer and internal stakeholders to ensure project objectives are understood and met.  This includes collaborating with sales to align project execution with account goals.
  • Lead the planning, execution, and control of multiple concurrent projects.
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, stakeholders, goals, risks and deliverables.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive project plans (communication, resource, budgets, quality, risk, procurement, and change management), revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and/or requirements.
  • Assemble and coordinate project resources ensuring proper skill set assignments to project tasks
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members, contractors, and suppliers influencing them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Work closely with Project Coordinators so they maintain project data, execute orders, invoice customers, and do tasks required for smooth back-office operations.
  • Continually monitor and report progress on milestones and deliverables to all stakeholders.
  • Develop and publish post-project assessment regarding deliverables, quality, and financial results.
  • Develop and publish project closure reports, and perform project closeout activities.

Required Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing and leading
  • Delegation
  • Teamwork
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Adaptability

Required Education/Experience/Competencies

  • Four (4) year bachelor’s degree. 
  • 3+ Years of relevant experience executing and managing projects in automation, process control, IT, software development, software configuration, commercial HVAC or similar relevant experience.
  • Experience applying project management tools and techniques.
  • Proven experience in in team-oriented leadership role.
  • Proven experience in strategic planning, risk management and change management.
  • Proficient in MS Project, Visio and other MS Office Tools
  • Great written and verbal communications skills with fluency in English.
  • Proven ability to work in an environment requiring a high level of attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple activities & prioritize appropriately to meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to interact with customers & peers relative to project execution activities.
  • Ability to wear required PPE without limitations.
  • Organized and able to develop/utilize templates and/or standards.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
  • U.S. Citizen with valid driver’s license.

Preferred Experience/Competencies

  • PMP certification
  • Certification in one or more forms of Agile
  • Experience working with enterprise scale ERP systems
  • Experience working in any of the following industries:  Life Sciences, Chemical, Energy, Pulp and Paper, Metals and Mining, Oil and Gas, Food and Beverage.

Physical Requirements

Standing Walking Sitting
Kneeling Reaching Overhead Climbing
Pushing and Pulling Lifting - 30 Pounds Using a Computer
Using a Telephone Driving  

About R.E. Mason

R.E. Mason is an Emerson Impact Partner covering North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Emerson is the global leader of process systems and solutions. Since 1940, R.E. Mason has provided industry leading process equipment and services for process control, automation, safety, and reliability. Industries served by R.E. Mason include Chemical, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Power & Utilities, Food & Beverage, and Pulp & Paper.

As an employee-owned company (ESOP), we believe our associates are the foundation of both our customers’ and R.E. Mason’s success. Our strong company culture, and belief in continued investment in our associates, has helped us realize long associate tenures, as well as, long lasting relationships with our customers.