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Project Manager Delivery Systems& Services

Company: EMD Millipore
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Project Manager Delivery Systems& Services

A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

As IT Project Manager for Electronics business sector based in the USA, you are accountable for the planning, monitoring and delivery of IT projects of varying complexity in addition to programs from initiation through completion in any of our business disciplines associated with our value chain; Integrated Supply Chain, Marketing & Sales or Research & Development (ERP and non-ERP related). You will secure required resources and use formal processes and tools to manage scope, resources, budgets, risks and changes. By leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment, you will ensure the projects' on-time delivery according to specifications and within budgeted costs as agreed with the stakeholders. In liaison with the business, you will drive the business requirement collection and prioritization, supporting the creation of business cases. In close collaboration with Application and Infrastructure Technologies, you ensure that business requirements are translated into respective technical specifications/designs and advise the business on technical solutions with regards to the project scope. You are accountable to manage the technical implementation (i.e. development, testing, etc.) and ensure security and quality of delivered solutions, including handover to operations & support. Finally, the role is an active part of the group of IT Electronics, further developing project management practice and knowledge exchange with peers and colleagues.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/master's degree in IT, computer sciences, business or related
  • Preferred experienced project manager (3+ years) with proven track record of successfully delivery of IT projects in a complex, global matrix organization
  • Fluent in English is a must, additional languages an advantage

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent presentation, with demonstrated C-level communications skills (written and oral)
  • Clear and concise communication style and ability to clearly report project status back to business and IT stakeholders
  • Ability to (virtually) lead and direct remote project teams in a global matrix organization
  • Experiences with IT project lifecycles (e.g. design, build, test and handover to support).
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, managing timelines and expectations, and producing high-quality deliverables (project plans, documentation, presentations, proof-of-concepts, etc.).
  • Preferred Experience in Delivery methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with respect to Scope, Budget and Time management
  • Pro-active risk and change management according to project requirements
  • Experiences with key financial project KPIs, RFPs/RFIs and business case calculations
  • Ability to build professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to analyze problems, process complex data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • 'Can-do' mindset and strong willingness to continuously develop and grow (e.g. business process- or technical know-how, leadership skills)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Project management certification, such as PMP
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate and earn credibility and respect with internal and external customers and strategic partners
  • Adaptability and ability to remain focused in the presence of shifting priorities and strategies in timely response to the business climate
  • Ability to handle critical situations and escalation management
  • Working experiences in the chemicals industry

This role can be located in Allentown, PA or Branchburg, NJ.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

Job Requisition ID: 220545

Location: Allentown

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time

Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone's health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure

The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, ERP, R&D, Technology, Management, Research

Keywords: EMD Millipore, Allentown , Project Manager Delivery Systems& Services, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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