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Senior Project Manager in Des Plaines, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

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Job Description

We currently have an opening for a Manager, Business Process Improvement in our headquarters location, Des Plaines, Illinois. The Manager, Business Process Improvement will serve as the Project Lead for company-wide business integration projects.

Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations

The Manager, Business Process Improvement will:

• Lead the BPI Project Management team and will be responsible for the development of the team members and the execution of their projects

• Execute project management responsibilities for projects assigned directly to them

• Identify, assign, and coordinate with corporate resources responsible for executing functional activities in order to ensure projects are completed within budget, on-time and accomplish the project goals.

• Communicate integration, operational, and customer resource requirements with the Operations management team, Corporate project team, and the customer’s project team.

• Support Operations Teams during critical project phases

• Drive project management discipline and identify areas of continuous improvement for DSC’s project management tools and processes.

Candidates selected to interview for the Project Manager, Business Process Improvement position must meet the following minimum requirements for consideration for this position:

• Management, Transportation or Business Administration

• 5-7 years of previous experience in Project Management; experience in Logistics, Operations, Warehousing, Transportation, or Customer Integration projects desired.

• Ability to lead and develop a team of project managers
Demonstrated Project management skills and proven leadership ability required.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, MS PowerPoint, and Excel required;

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and negotiation skills required.

• Must be self-directed, able to interact effectively with all levels of management.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, detail-oriented.

• Flexibility to travel up to 75% during project go-live and other support phases.