Randstad Project Manager in Lexington, Kentucky

Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Lexington, KY

  • salary:$75,000 - $100,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, November 9, 2018

  • experience:0 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

  • reference:144600

job description

Project Manager

Permanent position: Immediate need for a Project Manager in Lexington, KY area at a growing custom machine design / build manufacturer. This person will need to be an experienced PM with a technical aptitude. He/She will be managing automation and systems integration projects from design of systems to building equipment, testing, installation, start-up and customer training on equipment or automated systems. Any knowledge of robotics, automation or PLC programming would be a strong plus. Projected travel about 35%. Includes relocation.

Responsibilities for the Project Manager

  • Lead engineering projects in defining scope, budget, schedule and managing to these metrics

  • Evaluate project scope and establish objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management and Control project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes, recommend corrective actions

  • Determine project responsibilities and assign personnel to established phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors

  • Determine project specifications based on product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates

  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.

Requirements for the Project Manager

  • Bachelor's Degree or Technical Degree in Business or Engineering

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years previous Project Management Experience (preferably in Automation/Custom Equipment Industry) and Technical Aptitude

  • A PLUS to have basic knowledge of shop floor processes preferred (i.e. Machining / Fabrication / Welding / Electrical)


  • Salary in range shown based on extent of qualifications

  • Comprehensive Benefits

  • Growth opportunity with a solid growing firm

  • Interesting variety of projects encourages creativity

  • Relocation

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.