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Controls Project Manager

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 03-06-2018
Controls Project Manager – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Disher is currently partnering with a global material handling and logistic solutions company on their need for a Controls Project Manager in Grand Rapids Michigan. In this role, you will be responsible for budget, schedule, manpower planning, equipment, functionality and performance of the controls portion of assigned projects, both in house and on site.
What it’s like to work here:
This growing, global company offers a stable work environment where you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional, collaborative teams. The leadership team at this company has a clear strategic direction and is passionate about seeing their employees grow and develop in their individual career paths. While working here you will also have the opportunity to work at the company’s other global locations as well as partner with a variety of Fortune 500 companies.
What you will get to do:
  • Collaborate with and support for, Sales, Applications Engineering and Lifetime Services
  • Optimum use of the product range and commissioning of all controls related products and services deviating from this product range.
  • Support Project Management with financial planning, monitoring, and reporting for controls engineering budgets.
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineer or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of PLC technology, prevailing bus technologies, drive and inverter technology.
  • Experience in logistics, material handling systems, or industrial automation.
  • At least 5 years of supervising on project teams (i.e. task assignment, performance/resource management, etc.).
  • Project management skills.
  • Desire to be a problem-solver.
  • Ability to read Eplans
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 
Keywords: Project management, industrial automation, PLC, problem solving  
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