• Project Manager – Airport Baggage Handling (Logan)

    Job Location US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/10/2018 2:23 PM)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifukuna.com), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager.


    Project Manager – Airport Baggage Handling


    Position Summary/ Primary Purpose


    Reporting to the Director Operations, in this role you will ensure the effective development and delivery of Airport Baggage Handling systems to our customers. You will lead a cross functional team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers as well as subcontractors and other resources, to design, install and commission customer solutions to some of the world's largest airports. You will bring a strategic competence to the organization that is indispensable to the success of our business and the customers we support.


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    • Provide direction, leadership and to promote achievement of deadlines and budget goals for multi-year, multi-million dollar baggage handling systems by proactively rallying all necessary resources.
    • Cultivate the people skills needed to develop trust and communication among all of a project's stakeholders: its sponsors, those who will make use of the project's results, those who command the resources needed, and the project team members.
    • Use a broad and flexible toolkit of techniques to resolve complex, interdependent activities for tracking tasks and sub-tasks that are documented, monitored and controlled; Adaptation of the approach to each project, knowing that not "one size fits all".
    • Improve their own and their teams' skills through lessons-learned reviews at project completion.

    Desired Skills, Abilities and Experience


    • Bachelor degree or equivalent years of work experience in Airport Baggage Handling or Construction Site Project Management role.
    • MBA degree preferred.
    • PMP certification preferred.
    • 8-10 years experience of automated material handling systems (commissioning, maintenance, project execution)
    • Knowledge of computer scheduling, preferably Microsoft Project.
    • Work well under pressure, are comfortable with change and complexity in dynamic environments; can shift readily between the "big picture" and the small-but-crucial details, knowing when to concentrate on each.
    • Successful project execution supported through relationship building will likely necessitate travel and a commitment to support the stakeholders and key contributors of the project, at all costs.


    Basic Broad Knowledge

    • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
    • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
    • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.


    Demonstrated Physical Abilities


    Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence. Capable of maneuvering through an industrial conveyor system requiring climbing access ladders, negotiating screen guards and lifting and/or carrying objects up to 40 lbs.


    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.



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