Project ManagerProject Manager

Company: Wynright Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 4 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description Overview:

Project Manager

Candidate will manage material handling automation projects involving a wide variety of equipment, machines, software, controls, and technologies, and ranging in value from $50 thousand to $20 million. The ideal candidate will be a Project Management Professional (PMP) experienced in the material handling industry, warehouse management and/or control systems (WMS, WCS), and possess direct experience and expertise in one or more of the technical specialties used in our projects; software development and deployment experience is especially desirable at this time.



  • Be accountable for planning, execution, and closure of material handling equipment projects involving structures, conveyor, machinery, controls, and software.
  • Be accountable for financial performance of projects.
  • Manage project resources residing in multiple states.
  • Manage relationships and contracts with multiple partner/vendors.
  • Create and maintain a documented project plan and schedule.
  • Keep complete records of every project including a change log, action items, issues and risk monitoring log.
  • Adhere to work and documentation standards as practiced at Wynright.
  • Apply appropriate judgment in the use of documentation and structure while executing projects.
  • Apply appropriate judgment in the use of best practices for software development.
  • Give consistent and concise oral and written updates to projects, always with reference to in-scope deliverables, specific project issues, or risks.
  • Be required to travel up to 50% to throughout the U.S.
  • Be able to work weekends and evenings as required, particularly for project go-live events.
  • Be prompt and consistent in work attendance.   

  • Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate shall be:


  • Proactive, self-starting and focused on reaching project objectives
  • Structured, organized, and methodical in his/her approach.
  • Experienced in materials handling, warehouse management systems (WMS), fulfillment or distribution center operations, and supply chain logistics.
  • Experienced in automation projects involving machines, robotics, controls, and software.
  • Knowledgeable and conversant in the software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Personable, quick thinking and a clear communicator.
  • A good listener-must ask thoughtful and on point questions. A respected mentor/leader.
  • Adaptable in communication styles from factory workers to engineers to CEOs.
  • Process oriented; has a methodology and can clearly describe that methodology; uses decomposition and a structured approach.
  • Able to differentiate clearly the roles of PM, BA, Architect, Designer, Developer and QA.

    Educational requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Operations Management discipline is preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years of related experience is preferred.
  • PMP certification is preferred
  • EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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