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Project Manager / Contract Logistics

Project Management

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

 

Location: USA > SC > West Columbia > Trade Zone Dr 
Job Posting Title: Project Manager 

This position may also be based in any of DSV’s campus locations or Corporate HQ:  Grand Prairie, TX;  Aurora, IL;  Lawrenceville, GA (HQ); Port Reading, NJ; West Columbia, SC.

 

SUMMARY

The Project Manager for Greenfield deployment for Warehousing / Supply Chain will be responsible to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the project. This Project Manager will work closely with management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as coordinate resources from other functional areas for support.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clear understanding of all phases of the project to allow for the development of an implementation schedule / project plan
  • Align all work streams with an integrated project plan to ensure milestones and critical path tasks are delivered
  • Integrate functional area schedules with contractor and operations schedules
  • Utilize project management tools to provide a clear and accurate schedule
  • Provide regular scheduled updates to leadership team – both project team as well as key stakeholders in the project
  • Escalate issues/risks appropriately to leadership and Project Sponsor
  • Communicate with Operations to ensure project alignment with building needs
  • Budget and change management
  • Plan and manage the transition from Project team to operations for steady state
  • Hold vendors accountable to schedule and scope deliverables

 

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned by management to support special projects, implementations, process improvements, etc.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

As Assigned

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four-year degree is basic requirement (Management, Engineering, Operations Preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years of Project Management experience
  • Minimum of 2 years Logistics/Warehousing Industry experience

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project & Visio
  • AutoCAD is a plus
  • Knowledge of WMS functionality

 

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal), Spanish a plus
  • Interpersonal communication and language skills (e.g., listening to others, speaking to others, reading, writing).
  • Communication (facilitation skills and very mature communication skills to be able to communicate to all levels in the organization).

 

Other

  • E-commerce experience including starting up small to large volume solutions
  • Experience in multiple warehouse automation applications (Pick to Light, Automated Sortation, Voice Pick, conveyor design, AMR, etc.)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • PMP, Formal Project Management Training
  • Project Management Experience in 3PL environment
  • Experience dealing with all levels of operational and client staff, vendors and clients
  • Experience in 3PL environment – operations, engineering

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typically warehouse work environment but could include manufacturing and transportation locations

 

OTHER:

Position may require frequent travel - domestic and international (50 – 75%)

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 47,000 employees in more than 75 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career. Read more at www.dsv.com

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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