Project Manager, Automation Implementation

Hartford Permanent
  • Great Opportunity to Join the Rapidly Growing Renewables Space
  • Hybrid Work Schedule Available!

About Our Client

Our Client is an industry leader in the hydrogen generation space, offering hydrogen production plants for industry and energy applications, hydrogen fueling stations for the transport sector, and power-to-gas/power-to-power solutions for the renewable industry.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Plan and manage internal automation solutions for component fabrication and assembly processes, overseeing all aspects of the solution deployment including assessment of facility needs
  • Work with internal team to develop technical specifications, oversee suppliers, identify viable automation options, monitor the design & build of custom automation equipment, and direct change of path from original concept as needed
  • Provide overall management of projects from concept to completion including planning, estimating, project controls, risk management, procurement, site integration, and closeout
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects
  • Manage change control and communicate impact in project scope, identify issues, and devise contingency plans
  • Oversee internal project performance (Key Performance Indicators), staffing needs, contract
    support, risk management (including safety concerns), and change management
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and make trade offs while balancing
    business needs with technical constraints
  • Adhere to project management policies and procedures, establish project controls, and implement
    the project execution plan
  • Foster a culture focused on transparency, speed of decision-making, and a synchronized partnership
    within teams
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple disparate
    groups with competing priorities
  • Assist with internal process development and standardization for deployments and, where possible,
    proactively recognize and drive opportunities to simplify processes
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Travel to supplier locations could be required

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive Project Management experience, including 5 or more years of experience managing complex automation projects
  • Solid knowledge of the tools and elements of project management, exceptionally strong influencing skills
  • Ability to successfully manage cross-functional projects involving multiple stakeholders and varying levels of management
  • Prior technical experience working automation/robotics for both mechanical assembly, material synthesis processes, and coating processes
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating dynamic meetings and coordinating among high energy participants to direct toward productive results
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate project information to any level within the company.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Project
  • Capable of working well in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Familiarity with ERP systems is a plus
  • Able to travel (<10%) as needed

What's on Offer

  • Hybrid Work Schedule
  • Comprehensive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Company 401k contributions
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
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