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Kuehne + Nagel

Project Manager Kuehne + Nagel
Dallas, TX

Kuehne + Nagel International AG (or Kühne + Nagel) is a global transport and logistics company.

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Job Description

Project Manager | Dallas, TX USA | req45351

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the overall project plan for assigned projects including new business start-ups and special projects to ensure work is completed on time, within budget and achieves KN/Customer objectives. This includes developing and managing project plans, oversight of project controls, facilitating meetings, project reporting, metrics collection and assessment, risk management, contract management, and contingency planning. May supervise or have indirect supervisory responsibility for other personnel relative to all work performed on assigned projects.

YOUR ROLE

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the overall project plan for assigned projects including new business start-ups and special projects to ensure work is completed on time, within budget and achieves KN/Customer objectives. This includes developing and managing project plans, oversight of project controls, facilitating meetings, project reporting, metrics collection and assessment, risk management, contract management, and contingency planning. May supervise or have indirect supervisory responsibility for other personnel relative to all work performed on assigned projects.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

* Learn and understand the client's business and the day-to-day operations of the respective warehouse/distribution center to enable a seamless transition to the K+N warehouse start up.
* Develop project plans and recommendations in support of KN/Customer objectives and lead implementation; track and report on the status of the project.
* Develop rapport with client management and maintain strong working relationships. Successfully manage customer expectations.
* Direct members of the respective project teams during the course of each project phase; the number of team members will typically vary between 3 and 15.
* Control and monitor project effectiveness; update project plan as necessary.
* Identify, track, manage and mitigate project issues and risks.
* Develop escalation process to channel issues and concerns to appropriate parties.
* Represent KN in meetings with external parties including client, consultants, vendors, and others.
* Provide regular project communications and timely status reports, as well as align goals, objectives and priorities within the team.
* Manage and document project management results to ensure projects meet established objectives and deliverables, including project scope, timeline, resource usage and the transition and training cost to budget.

Note: The preceding functions are examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

Experience/Qualifications:

* Must have at least five years' management experience in a warehouse/logistics environment or as a PM
* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics or related field required
* The ability to create and manage work plans and timelines and handle multiple priorities is essential
* Must work well in a collaborative team environment and communicate (verbal and written) effectively with customers, peers and senior management
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (including Microsoft Project and Visio) required
* Strong operational knowledge/Expert problem solver
* Ability to manage in a fast-paced environment required
* Proven leadership and business acumen and possess professional business demeanor
* Be well organized with great follow-up skills
* Ability to handle multi-tasking in an organized manner
* Working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
* Working knowledge of financial reporting systems
* Six Sigma Certification and understanding of LEAN program methodologies preferred

GOOD REASON TO JOIN

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

ABOUT KUEHNE + NAGEL

With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

CONTACT

US Talent Acquisition

USA.Talent.Acquisition@Kuehne-Nagel.com

Kuehne + Nagel Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, uniform service, protected veteran status or disability, or any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law with respect to employment opportunities.

About Kuehne + Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel International AG (or Kühne + Nagel) is a global transport and logistics company.

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