Project Manager

Dover Corporation Colonial Heights , VA 23834

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Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Colonial Heights, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Hillphoenix is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services. The story of Hillphoenix is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Hillphoenix. Hillphoenix is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

Job Title: Project Manager

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt/Fulltime

Location: Colonial Heights, VA

Department: Product Management

Supervisor: Program Management Leader

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Position Summary:

The Project manager functions as a business and cross-functional team leader for assigned new product development and engineered to order sustaining projects. The Project manager ensures the daily program, project, and product objectives are synchronized and leads the cross-functional engineering, product management & operational teams to execute and commercialize new and sustaining solutions. He/she will be responsible for optimizing resources/cost, schedule and overall customer requirements for assigned projects as well as assist senior leadership in prioritization, resource allocation and tracking of new product development and engineer to order sustaining projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-functional teams (including Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Service, Regulatory, Quality, Finance, and Product Management/Marketing) in managing and driving end-to-end concept to commercialization of identified strategic new product development projects.

  • He/she will be primarily engaged in project managing strategic new product initiatives relating to products manufactured in our Iowa and Conyer facilities.

  • Manage and drive project management of specific ETO/sustaining customer project requests using the BCA (Business case Analysis) process

  • Have indirect management and development of other functional project managers leading specific functional deliverables or smaller projects within overall larger programs.

  • Work collaboratively with product management and engineering to document and drive project plans for new product development and sustaining projects.

  • Work collaboratively with the Design Engineering Lead to ensure the successful delivery of engineering projects to meet customer requirements and deliver customer value while achieving cost, schedule, quality, and other specified targets and objectives

  • Develop project plans with cross-functional teams in Daptiv PMO tracking and resource planning tool and manage progress on a daily basis.

  • Develop and manage the overall project work break down structure and integrated master schedule to deliver projects on-time in accordance with internal and external market requirements

  • Identify project risks and develop risk management plans and mitigation strategies to address these risks

  • Develop critical path analyses for development projects and identify means to accelerate timelines, reduce costs, and/or mitigate risks

  • Conduct weekly Core Team meetings to provide for cross-functional communication and to manage the cross-functional product development activities

  • Support the development of project management best practices, processes, and continuous improvement initiatives


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, Operations, Marketing or related field required.

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification desired

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in project management within diversified industrial space.

  • Specific experience with food retail refrigeration and service industry desired

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills

  • Experience in managing technical projects and facilitating, cross-functional, integrated new product team activities

  • Blend of overall business acumen and technical knowledge around project managing development of complex industrial products

  • Proven and demonstrated experience in the full life cycle of products from concept to production including commercializing new products through stage gate or toll gate process

  • Strong understanding of good development engineering processes such as lean product development, Design for Excellence (DFX), Six Sigma concepts, product life cycle management etc

  • Ability to analyze assigned projects, break down work into functional disciplines, and develop project plans

  • Strong command of project management and development process best practices

  • Outstanding written communication skills

  • Strong verbal communication skills for internal and customer presentations

  • Strong practical organization, facilitation, and arbitration skills

  • Demonstrated ownership of tasks from cradle to grave, a "driver/go-getter" mentality, effective time management skills, and the following traits:

  • Team leader

  • Team builder / player who collaborates using strong interpersonal skills

  • Independent self-starter with initiative

  • Effective multi-tasker

  • Change agent

  • Ability to travel 15-20%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Virginia : Colonial Heights

Sub Division : Hillphoenix Case

Job Requisition ID : 27433

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