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Program Manager

Company: Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Marmon Foodservice Technologies, Inc.Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.Reporting to the Director of Program Management - a highly motivated and entrepreneurial candidate will contribute significantly to the success of new product developments, efficient utilization of cross-functional resources, and help the business in achieving its strategic objectives by leading the planning and internal and external coordination of key new product development initiatives. This person's responsibility includes coordination of strategies and activities, along with development and implementation of programs across the business maximizing performance of the cross-functional teams, ensuring on time and on budget delivery to support sustainable growth goals.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesLead program management deliverables in accordance with the business's strategic plans and objectives. Lead cross-functional program team of engineering, operations, product management, marketing, commercial, supply chain and quality disciplines in order to achieve program goals. Ensure deliverables are achieved including financial, customer, quality, and timeline targets by establishing a project governance structure and take full responsibility of each program from 'conception through industrialization'.Centralize information and deliver to the right stakeholders providing overall progress and health of projects; status of milestones/tollgates and deliverables; financial information about the budget, forecast, actuals, margins; project risks and progress on mitigating these risks; operational efficiency and project performance; and effective management and utilization of enterprise resources. Proactive guidance and reporting in regard to program cost, resources required, schedule and timing, and risks.Collaborate across all functions/departments to participate in the required planning, implementation, and execution phases of each program. Plan and schedule resources efficiently to ensure that the right resources are allocated to the right projects at the right time while creating visibility of resource capacity/constraints, competency/gaps and availability for all stakeholders and overcoming challenges of a matrix structure.Enable team efficiency by facilitating knowledge transfers between departmental project teams.Ensure that there is an efficient framework for seamless team collaboration and communication among team members.Frequently engage with and interact with customers.Required Qualifications, Skills/CompetenciesBachelor's degree in Engineering / Industrial related field (or equivalent)Knowledge / certification in Lean Six Sigma practicesDemonstrable experience in leading complex programs/projects from inception through to delivery. Fully utilize program & presentation management tools including Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. A highly organized Program Manager, capable of structuring governance, tools ,and processes to deliver change projects in challenging environments. Versatile, dynamic, and able to communicate with all types of stakeholders, product management, marketing, engineers, R, operations, finance colleagues, functional heads, and senior leadership. Professional presentation and writing skills.Trustworthy: Truthful and honourable under all circumstances while flawlessly faithful to mission, vision, and values without a personal agenda. Follows through on commitments, without fail. Communicates transparently, even in the face of criticism. Inspires a high-trust environment.High Integrity: Never fails to make decisions in the long-term best interest of the company. Embodies a consistent 'the buck stops' here mentality.Strong Work Ethics: Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation. Acts as a role model for healthy work/life balance where all demands are met. Inspirational: Clearly communicates a vision and clear sense of purpose that others want to follow. An ability to command engaged attention and is consistently encouraging. Creates an enthusiastic buy-in to strategies and initiatives. Moves others to set high standards for themselves and their teams.Courageous: Challenges current thinking to understand new possibilities. Willing to recommend unpopular decisions and take unwavering action to achieve results.Communicative: Extraordinarily skilled when speaking, writing, and presenting. Sets a standard for listening, and coaches others to do the same.Team Builder: Creates superior level of team engagement, evident in open discussions and diversity of thought. Consistently aligns team on strategic priorities, setting expectations and goals, actively rooting out potential cross-functional conflicts.Risk Management: Manages risk effectively while balancing short, mid, and long-term opportunities. Understands all strategic risks relevant to the business and encourages the use of experts in evaluating those risks. Very good analytical skills including cost/benefit analysis and works well in high stress and uncertain situations.Our ValuesAll employees are expected to conduct their work to align with MFT Values.Character Do the right thing for people and communities we serve. Work hard and humbly for each other. Build trust through open, honest communication. Courage Own our success and make a difference. Challenge the status quo. Be bold to make the tough decisions and take risks. Creativity Innovation and simplicity determine our success. Growing through continuous learning. Relentlessly curious. Community People are our greatest asset. Welcome diversity of people and ideas. Strong relationships make us better. All Employees:Follow established policies and procedures as outlined in Marmon Foodservice Technologies' Quality Manual and associated documents.Participate in quality assurance and business improvement activities, including training and improvement projects as defined by the organization.Working Conditions: Work is performed largely in office and manufacturing environments with overnight travel that may be at customer premises, service provider locations, and/or between MFT locations. Hours of work will generally be during regular business hours with at least 40 hours a week but may vary according to special projects, deadlines, or other concerns. Ability to lift 40-50 lbs. and a variety of postures (bending, stooping, etc.) when handling product, training, or investigating technical issues.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Acknowledgement: This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to change over time and to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Keywords: Marmon Holdings, Inc., Carol Stream , Program Manager, Executive , Carol Stream, Illinois

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