PMI Chattanooga Chapter

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Do you have a Project Management related opening at your organization that you would like to have advertised to members of the Chattanooga PMI?  Or, are you a Chapter member looking for a job opportunity?  Either way, we're here to help.  Prospective employers, send your job postings to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to have them posted here.  Members, we encourage you to visit this site often as we will update postings as they come in. 

If you're looking for PM jobs outside of Chattanooga, check out the PMI National Job Board.

Project Scheduler / Planner

 

Come be a part of the team that is helping NASA make a historic return to the moon and beyond. Working with NASA to build the most powerful rocket, Space Launch System, will enable astronauts to go beyond the moon and to distances and destinations that were previously unobtainable. At MTS, we are supporting NASA as we work together to break barriers to achieve the seemingly impossible.

The candidate will support NASA under the Marshall Integrated Program Support Services (MIPSS) Contract, and will support various projects at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). Specific duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Developing, maintaining, and coordinating technical schedules for large to medium scale projects from proposal level to detailed level schedules
  • Conducting schedule analysis and assessments to ensure schedules are structured properly with complete network logic, are capable of reporting critical path(s), and follow industry scheduling best practices
  • Tracking schedule progress and developing custom reports/metrics
  • Providing guidance and recommendations on schedule work-arounds and recovery plans for customers to make effective decisions
  • Attending key project meetings, reviews, and presenting schedule status/metrics

 

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Whirpool - Material Engineer

Whirlpool will hire someone on contract for 2021, with the possibility of a long term role for a new product line at the Cleveland Tennessee location. This can also be for someone without long term job interest. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Supporting new product launch activities (NPI new product implementation ): material flow, packaging, layout, background in materials and has handled product launches.

MUST HAVE SKILLS

3-5 years of experience in Manufacturing Project management experience required
Bachelor's in Engineering required
Materials-related elements - packaging size, how to flow materials into line; someone who has handled product launches with material
Launched products and/or production lines before
Experience in assembly line/floor activities

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Google)

SOFT SKILLS

Organized/detailed oriented/meticulous
Self motivated/work independently
Comfortable working with a variety of people and collaborating

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PM Jobs at La-Z-Boy

La-Z-Boy is actively searching for both a Senior Program Launch Manager and a Program Launch Manager within R&D at La-Z-Boy in Dayton.

Job Summary: The Program Manager is responsible for driving the success of New Product Development Programs and key strategic initiatives. The person in this role will lead multi-location, cross functional teams to deliver new product introductions to market using a structured development process. The simultaneous programs may involve innovation, new product development, re-engineering, cost savings, Quality improvements and strategic growth initiatives.

Senior Program Launch Manager

Program Launch Manager
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Project Manager, Process Improvement - Xpress Global Systems

The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate, execute, and deliver projects and improvement initiatives spanning across departments, while ensuring project success and achievement of strategic company objectives. This includes playing an active role in the project, as well as managing and directing project resources. The associate is also required to perform all tasks in observance of the company’s brand and strategy and adhere to the core values of Xpress Global Systems.

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Senior Project Manager

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the successful delivery of Rocket solutions to customers. A given project will include a team of one or more Rocket consultants and a customer team. Projects can range from small studies, to large programs with multiple workstreams. They include implementation of solutions using one or more Rocket products. They vary from technology refresh or upgrade projects through to major transformations of business systems. The Project Manager is expected to know and follow the Rocket delivery methodology. The Project Manager must be able to effectively interact with a wide variety of people, from consultants, software engineers, application end users, sales, and senior leadership across Rocket, partner and customer teams. Essential duties include developing and managing project plans, action items, risks, budgets, and project status.

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Job Opportunity: IT Project Manager/Mobile Systems (contract to hire position Remote & Nashville TN)

Major Retail company has an immediate need for an Information Technology Project Manager tol plan, establish, and manage information technology (IT) projects involving Mobile systems.  Will serve as a liaison between the business and technical aspects of assigned projects.   Will manage implementation of applications and work with QA team. If you are interested, send a Word copy of your resume to Carolyn Washington/Senior Recruiter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 661 285 6922.

  • Delivers multiple medium to large complex multi-location (1000+) technical projects from planning to minimum realization with full responsibility and accountability for the outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and personnel.
  • Manages assigned IT projects to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope of project.
  • Develops, maintains, and revises proposals for assigned projects including project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, timelines, funding, and staffing.
  • Establishes and implements project communication plans, providing status updates to affected staff and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting on key metrics (i.e. deliverables, financials, duration, benefits) and communicating findings to project sponsors and top management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree & 5+ years of experience managing IT project(s) involving the implementation of SDLC project life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile)
  • Experience with Mobile applications, software and hardware required
  • Experience implementing complex COTS (Commercial Off-the-Shelf), 3rd Party Vendor software preferred.
  • Experience managing a matrix team of associates, contractors and vendors with various skills and disciplines.
  • Ability to build relationships, influence and negotiate without authority across all levels of IT and business units.
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to motivate groups of people to complete a project in a timely manner. 

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Total Members 327
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