Project Manager

Location: Forest, VA


  • Work with outside Sale force in proposal preparation
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Visit client facilities as required to confirm details and plant layouts
  • Analyzes revenue and profitability across projects and seeks ways to maximize profitability
  • Assist in revenue forecasting
  • Assist in the identification of strategic accounts
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to organization
  • Manage and resolve day-to-day engineering, operational and tactical aspects of multiple projects
  • Determines appropriate timing of revenue recognition, ensure timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for all projects under your direction
  • Grow long-term relationships with clients, continually seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
  • Manage key accounts as required
  • Serves as key participant in team and client meetings as required
  • Tactfully communicates sensitive information customer
  • Coordinate installations and project acceptance
  • Provide follow-up customer support as required
Project Manager at Desk


  • Proven working experience in project management in the custom automation, electronics/semiconductor manufacturing, and/or packing industries
  • Must be able to build expert knowledge in our industry and convey knowledge to others
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with issues using reason and experience. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Travel required up to 20%

Desired Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; concentration in Engineering and/or Business
  • One to two years related experience and/or training.
  • Proven project management experience in custom automation, electronics/semiconductor manufacturing, and/or packaging industries.

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Experience Required.
  • Microsoft Office Experience Required.
  • AutoCAD Experience Required, preferably Inventor
  • Microsoft Project experience a plus.