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Johnson Service Group ( JSG ) is actively searching for a Sr. Project Manager ( Automation / Packaging equipment ) for our clients Akron, OH operation. The position is a long-term contract opportunity ( 6+ month ) and is fantastic opportunity to gain exposure with a Fortune 500 industry leader.
Contract duration: 6+ months
Pay Rate: $60 - $85/hr (depending on experience)
Per Diem: Available for non-local candidates in the form of a rate-split
Lead and manages capital projects in the area of packaging equipment and automation, part assembly, and robotic applications.
Research automation companies for specific application, reviews bids/quotes, and works with the selected suppliers to further develop their concept.
Manage equipment installation and integration
Collaborate with cross-functional teams (R&D, Packaging, Operations, Marketing) to understand product/package design requirements, future flexibility needs and to drive cost improvement activities.
Evaluate multiple concepts for improved operational efficiencies, ease of use operationally and technically, reliability of the equipment with respect to breakdowns and micro-stops and future flexibility.
Ensure new equipment functions properly, meets specifications, cost targets, and timing plans.
Review existing equipment capabilities with respect to new packaging options. Make recommendations for optimization or modifications as needed for new packaging designs.
Create and update test plans, sample plans, trial logs, timelines, project trackers and other key documents.
Ensure compliance with all applicable system safety standards
Perform risk mitigation activities by taking concepts through a formal PFMEA process.
Leads and/or assists with productivity efforts to drive cost reduction opportunities.
Troubleshoot and provide technical support for solving more complex automation issues as they arise.
5+ years of experience and proven track record of implementing packaging automation to drive efficiencies, strong collaboration in cross-functional teams, ability to balance multiple projects at a time, and achieve deadlines
Education: Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.).
Ability to review designs from outside suppliers (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc.)
Strong project management skills.