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IMI Precision Engineering Sr Project Manager - Manufacturing and Plant Operations in Farmington, Connecticut

Norgren is part of global engineering organisation IMI plc. IMI is at the forefront of delivering the solutions we need in a changing world and is focused on creating tremendous value by solving key industry problems in attractive markets and working with the best.

Norgren has a proud history of creating innovative engineering solutions in precise motion control and fluid technology, and we collaborate with our customers across more than 50 countries in critical areas such as Factory Automation, Material Handling, Rail, Energy, Process Control, Life Science and Commercial Vehicles.


The Project Manager position is responsible for leading various projects and ensuring project scope is delivered while meeting agreed to requirements for time, cost, and quality. This person will need to be hands-on in our plant and work directly with key departments.


  • Deliver project scope while meeting time, cost, and quality requirements

  • Identify profit maximizing opportunities such as repositioning manufacturing production lines, equipment, and key products

  • Maintain and report appropriate business performance KPI’s

  • History of partnering and identifying with new suppliers/vendors that will work within the business

  • Support the development and training of project team members through support and mentoring whilst managing dynamic and changing resource criteria

  • Proactively share knowledge and be an active member of the business unit Leadership team

  • Prepare, present and co-ordinate weekly and monthly project meetings with team members and steering group to maintain project targets that are specified in the scopes and remits

  • Act as a business partner with any external organisations

  • Create and coordinate cross-functional project teams through the whole project cycle. As such lead and coordinate project meetings and reviews

  • Create and execute project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

  • Manage change requests to control scope through project completion

  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects

  • Review deliverables prepared by team

  • Effectively apply Precision Engineering project methodology and best practices to enforce project standards

  • Identify and proactively manage risk

  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately

  • Manage and maintain effective communication with all internal and external stakeholders, such as suppliers, sales managers and customers, as well as members of the management team

  • Hold regular status meetings with project team

  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion

  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year College or University with four to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Experienced repositioning manufacturing production lines to increase profitability

  • Problem solving, time management and prioritization skills.

  • Initiative and drive with a dynamic personality and the ability to influence others.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to embrace ambiguity

Computers and Technology

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook


  • Project Management certification a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Job ID 2020-32176

# of Openings 1

Category Project Management

Platform IMI Precision Engineering