Associate Project Manager
Company: John Bean Technologies Corporation ("JBT Corporati
Posted on: January 13, 2022
JBT Diversified Food & Health is a prime solutions and equipment
provider within the preservation industry segment. From preparation
to preservation, conveying and packaging, our comprehensive range
of technologies captures the freshness, taste, texture, appearance
and nutritional value of fresh and processed fruit and vegetable
products, and we have a fantastic opportunity for an an Associate
Project Manager to join our Preservation team!
Responsibilities Position Summary :
The role of the Associate Project Manager is to provide assistance
to the Project Management Department by providing project support
throughout the project lifecycle. - This will include assisting PM
team members with project tasks as assigned, in order to better
understand PM principles, build technical knowledge of A&B
manufactured products and under direct to moderate supervision,
plan, execute, and deliver assigned projects according to deadlines
and within budget.
Under direct to moderate supervision, the Associate PM will manage
project activity throughout the project life cycle; from initiation
through closing. Effectively communicate project requirements to
team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Track estimated versus actual costs against work performed while
monitoring scope requirements and recommend/track change requests
balancing customer service with budget responsibilities.
Coordinate Project Team activities to ensure goals are
Coordinate and Lead Project meetings with internal and external
Create and maintain project baseline documents: Project
Change Order Log
Action Item Log
Project Risk Register
Document Transmittal Log
Identify project dependencies and critical path.
Identify and track project milestones and deliverables.
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
Track planned work versus actual work and review impact if any to
overall project timeline by analyzing impact to critical path.
Report to stakeholders as required both the schedule variance
percent as well as the impact if any to the project critical
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants
and make the appropriate recommendations if necessary. When
directed, coordinate with other department managers for the support
of required personnel from within the company.
Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential
risks, and develop mitigation strategies.
Define and track project success metrics and communicate success
metrics to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the
success of the project.
Conduct project closeouts and create a recommendations report in
order to document successful and unsuccessful project elements.
Preemptively engage supervision when in doubt on any decisions
affecting delivery or profitability.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor including but not limited to
Bachelor Degree in business or technical field, or equivalent
experience in industry.
1-3 years of direct work experience in a project management
capacity is desired, but not required.
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented,
collaborative environment is desired.
An understanding and ability to use Microsoft Office software
Not easily frustrated with shifting priorities, demands and
timelines. Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly,
efficiently and without frustration. Flexible during times of
Ability to read communication styles of team members and
contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources,
including upper management, clients, and other departments.
Customer service skills an asset. Effective interpersonal
Must possess accurate documentation skills, attention to details,
and ability to multi-task. Effective written and oral communication
This is a service orientated position. The successful candidate
must genuinely enjoy working with people, have a pleasant
disposition and be willing to advance the goals of the organization
by demonstrating competence in relevant subject areas.
Effective at conducting research into project-related issues and
Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a
high-pressure environment is desired, and to know when to ask for
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity
for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant
for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran
status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to
which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal
Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action
employer. If you require accommodation during the application
process, please contact the local Human Resources department.
EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from
completing the online application, please seek the assistance of
your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active
relationships with local employment services agencies, and they
have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help
in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United
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You may also call Susan Cotton at 844-286-4524 if your disability
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impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be
able to give you a status update regarding your application and
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