Top Project Manager-Manufacturing Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Project Manager-Manufacturing. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Project Manager-Manufacturing resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.1% of Project Manager-Manufacturing resumes contained New Product Development as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Project Manager-Manufacturing actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Project Manager-Manufacturing resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Led cross functional teams on New Product Development and Manufacturing in the design and manufacturing of appliance.
  • Created facility station readiness requirements and ensured they met build event expectations as per new product development deliverables.
  • Represent Manufacturing in the earliest stages of the new product development process to influence designs for manufacturability, cost and quality.
  • Participated in New Product Development Team, operating in stage-gate process to meet customer product offering demand and challenge competitor offerings.
  • Project management included successfully managing the test engineering projects in support of the new product development efforts including price quoting.
  • Coordinated new product development by managing engineering functions, materials procurement, equipment acquisition, process development, and process documentation.

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2. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Team effort was dramatically reduced by introducing project management practices which in turn revitalized team moral.
  • Developed and manage a financial project management model with multilevel flexible reporting.
  • Assumed lead project management position for three manufacturing facilities.
  • Project Management, Budget Analysis and cost control implementation.
  • Engaged in the Project Management of a new product introduction of a customer-based, flight-tracking device for the avionics industry.
  • Mentored 3 newly hired project managers in project management best practices as well as leading a technical writer.
  • Project Management; accountable for orders, quotes, designs, inventory, schedules and deliveries.
  • Managed the transfer of global project management support from Raleigh, NC to Beijing, China.
  • Relied heavily on PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) methodologies.
  • Developed and strengthened the project management group in the Singapore facility.
  • Project Management of multi-discipline Team.
  • Provided analysis and project management and version control of all engineering drawings, data, documents, and approval workflows.
  • Project Manager Manage theater and global cross-functional projects using either DMAIC or ESI project management techniques.
  • Project Management, Transformer and Inductor division, Power Systems.
  • Project Management Project manager for multi-disciplinary project teams.

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3. Production Facility

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Here's how Production Facility is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed a production facility engaged in manufacturing electric vehicle batteries.
  • Directed the Project Preserve production facility which manufactured 400,000 pounds of cook-chill product and a half a million tray pack meals.
  • Re-organized the production facility and warehouse for more efficient use of space.
  • Provided site leadership for the re-instatement of a redundant sterile production facility (~4000 sq.

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4. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Initiate and implement manufacturing process improvements and resolve manufacturing problems using Lean / 6-Sigma data analysis techniques.
  • Provided hands-on team facilitation, coaching and process improvement subject matter expertise.
  • Directed 18 Employee Involvement teams (150-225 employees) in the C-17 Wing Assembly to facilitate quality and production process improvements.
  • Identified cost reductions, process improvements and other means of delivering added value to Monsanto's existing and future businesses.
  • Managed and implemented manufacturing process improvements during volume ramp up to achieve 95% yields at ICT and functional test.
  • Managed 32 production personnel, led carton optimization, and starch process improvement projects using Lean and DMAIC tools.
  • program comprehensively evaluating & reporting on plastic-productionfacility operations, including profit, loss and process improvement, 2014.

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5. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed plant relocation project from South Korea to Shanghai, China, achieving $1M cost savings.
  • Identified and implemented cost savings projects for HPS, WuHu, Leeds2, and Juarez1.
  • Project cost savings realized is $50K per year.
  • Charted Program Excellence Plans and Affordability Initiatives on the improvement and cost savings of manufacturing, assembly and operational processes.
  • Created an environment of sustained accountability from all vendors while maximizing cost savings without sacrificing quality of goods and services.
  • Captured 20% in inventory reduction cost savings and improved interdepartmental relations by restructuring operations, automating processes and increasing communications.

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6. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Acted as Liaison between the Engineering Department and Facilities/Upper-level Management.
  • Directed ISO9000 training and documentation on manufacturing lines.
  • General Supervisor Production Control & Logistics.
  • Served as a Customer Service Liaison and Sales Manager through completing expense variance analyses and overseeing factory production liaison.
  • Sourced and qualified vendors for outside build projects * Primary liaison with logistics and freight forwards for international shipments.
  • Recruited and supervised over 60 employees, including supervisors, technical supports, engineers, operators and maintenance technicians.
  • Managed a team of 30 employees from all functional areas including 20 production personnel and 10 engineers/supervisors/material handlers.
  • Oversee all operations, liaison engineering, quality, materials, budgeting, forecasting, and pricing.
  • Work very close with production supervisors and QC to reduce rejects and mistakes during the production process.
  • Identified new key metrics to executive management and account managers, contributing to ISO 9000 Certification.
  • Scheduled, trained, and managed court mandated workers and inmates from the Tennessee State Prison.
  • Served as liaison between project and team, finance, planning, scheduling and line management.
  • Directed production resources supporting attainment of ISO 9002, ISO 14001 and customer quality certifications.
  • Provided direct technical support to inspectors, engineers, supervisors and manufacturing line VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT
  • Led and coached a supervisory staff of 12 and 160 hourly UAW employees.
  • Acted as liaison between Apple and outsource vendor and its key subcontractors.
  • Acted as the key manufacturing liaison at all Apple business meetings.
  • Team member for quality improvement, Deming, and ISO9000 activities.
  • Assure project adherence to corporate processes and ISO compliance.
  • Acted as liaison between Program Management Office and Operations.

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7. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Designed (using CAD for fabrication) and Prepared equipment and manufacturing cost estimates assisted in preparation of Business Proposal.
  • Create conceptual and detail design CAD standards deliver presentation to senior management, and lead customer design reviews.
  • Make shop drawings, if needed, using AutoCad and/or Inventor for clarity for the shop.
  • Managed the production of a desk for a different Academic program in the school.
  • Help in engineering department with machine design via SolidWorks and AutoCAD as needed.
  • Established and supervised CAD design and Systems Engineering departments.
  • Designed in SolidWorks/ProEngineer Wildfire 2.0 CAD modeling and detailing.
  • Develop 3D models using AutoCAD 2012.
  • Work with MS Project, Excel, Word, AutoCAD, Allen Bradley PLC and HMI programming.
  • Provided full time academic advising for over 300 students, seeking degrees, diplomas or certificates.
  • Collaborated on engineering changes and revisions using AutoCAD and Volo View.
  • Utilized Solidworks and Autocad to process customer orders for manufacturing.

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8. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Led executive team through evaluation of ERP providers including contract negotiations.
  • Prepare daily turnover reports for upper management and counterparts.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting and preventative maintenance; reading and interpreting blueprints; adhering to safety policies, procedures, and codes.
  • Quoted all parts to customers using the MRP and ERP system with extensive knowledge of manufacturing methods and outside processes.
  • Company lead for Enterprise level software questions/issues, problem solving, training and new process development across multiple departments.
  • Worked as a Project Manager for SAP ERP PMO throughout full life cycle of SAP System upgrade.
  • Managed two Manufacturing internal consultants through their first Oracle ERP implementation - Purchasing and Inventory modules.
  • Read, interpret, and modify, AutoCAD drawings, and drawings for CNC routers.
  • Developed a set of ERP data models for moving data out of EBS database.
  • Planned and implemented manufacturing, engineering and research portion of enterprise Windows 95 project.
  • Experience in computer programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Crafted highly available recovery solution for SAP ERP system and associated subsystems.
  • Change Management group includes managing IT projects for SAP ERP.
  • Full implementation of ERP system, using DBA software.
  • Created job travelers in ERP software JobBoss.
  • Pioneered the interpretation of GE specifications and requirements Partook in several successful ISO 9001 based customer audits
  • Managed the manufacturing implementation of Oracle ERP Release 11.5.9 at Zebco Fishing Tackle Division in Tulsa, OK.
  • Led team of 50 employees to deliver $25 million of pre-production enterprise servers.
  • Upgraded corporate site datacenter to qualified enterprise level complete with failover capabilities.
  • Developed timelines, coordinated transfer of tooling, equipment and manufacturing start up resources with Findlay counterparts.

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9. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Trained in Deming style statistical process control and early 6-Sigma techniques.
  • Reported to the Six Sigma Master Black Belt and General Manager.
  • Used Six Sigma to maintain and improve process and part variation.
  • Managed projects using Lean Six Sigma mythology.
  • Drive the use of Lean principles and the Six Sigma Methodology to make safety and product manufacturability improvements.
  • Earned Raytheon 6 Sigma Specialist certification by reducing the overall cost of each system by 15 percent.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Created launch & military/aerospace project tracking system for easy access to current manufacturing status by customer service and business development staff.
  • Implemented new customer service procedures and technology
  • Recruited to lead start up of manufacturing, planning/distribution, environmental/health/safety compliance, human resources and customer service for China-based operations.
  • Promoted to direct customer service and support operations after a global reorganization moved all manufacturing operations to the Israel location.
  • Introduced cross-functional operations meetings between manufacturing, customer service and materials groups addressing and improving customer service related issues in real-time.
  • Managed all manufacturing operations at contract manufacturing and fulfillment centers, as well as all customer service functions.

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11. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Spearheaded the development and implementation of process improvements improving overall quality of product quality.
  • Directed activities required to improve product quality and throughput of multiple manufacturing processes.
  • Monitored product quality, identifying issues, determining root cause and driving issues to closure.
  • Championed engineering prototype, pre-Pilot and Pilot manufacturing product builds to enhance manufacturing processes and product quality.
  • Developed and utilized quality metrics and databases to track equipment reliability and quantify impacts to product quality and production quotas.
  • Developed Supplier Quality initiatives at each location resulting in significant product quality improvements and generating containment revenue of $900,000.

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12. Kaizen

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Here's how Kaizen is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Led Plant Engineering Kaizen Re-Layout pertaining to all the plant machinery equipment value streams from 18 to 10 value streams.
  • Participated in Blitzkrieg event, multiple Kaizen Events and 3P events.
  • Authored Lean training material and facilitated 10 four-day Continuous Flow Kaizen.
  • Reviewed manufacturing processes through Kaizen-Blitz for cost effectiveness and quality.
  • Applied LEAN, 6-sigma, and KAIZEN practices to overseas production processes.
  • Team Leader for KAIZEN events.

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13. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed project responsibilities from concept and prototyping of a product to FDA approval process through implementation into commercialization.
  • Designed and fully documented medical device mimicking FDA Class 3 documentation standards.
  • Pioneered the cleaning validation concept and applicability to API plants in PR according to FDA requirements.
  • Minimized regulatory (FDA / SOX) and security risk by enforcing compliance.
  • Coordinated activities to ensure a successful FDA pre-approval inspection.
  • Led team consisting of product development, regulatory affairs and manufacturing to create validation plan for FDA approval without clinical requirements.

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14. Production Process

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Here's how Production Process is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Developed production processes for new products and resolve design issues with design engineering.
  • Trained hourly workers in Lean Manufacturing concepts and worked collaboratively with the team to eliminate waste within production processes.
  • Directed manufacturing practices to drive exceptional budget control and superior maintenance, operational, and production processes.
  • Empowered a team of professionals to monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Provided hands-on manufacturing and operational expertise while overseeing individual production processes ensuring timely delivery of orders.
  • Implemented visual management systems that helped drive a 22 percent productivity increase in catheter production processes.

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15. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Utilized manufacturing/machining processes such as CNC milling, lathe, and shop floor processes for product manufacturing.
  • Maintain operation of 9 axis CNC machine tools in lights out mode.
  • Supported 20+ CNC machines including 7 Axis multi-function mill-turn, along with FANUC and YASNAC controls.
  • Developed production metrics agenda for press operators and CNC machinists that measured and reported machine operating times for production.
  • Experienced in identifying and implementing optimization in manufacturing environment focused on heavy CNC machining and material finishing processes.
  • Improved fine-blanking stamping margins by adding value-added operations in CNC machining, double-disc grinding.

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16. MRP

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Here's how MRP is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • PROJECT MANAGER, MANUFACTURING CONSULTANT Project Consultant providing strategic planning and technical support for the implementation and integration of MRP II.
  • Trained employees on process, safety and a new global software (MRP) system.
  • Implemented first MRP system as Manufacturing Team Leader of implementation team.
  • Implemented MRPII business system that streamlined the entire business operating system.
  • Maintained the project implementation schedule for the steering committee for Alcatel's CINCOM MRP II system implementation.
  • Installed an Automated Replenishment system within Alcatel's MRP II system.

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17. Management System

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Here's how Management System is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Implemented lean daily management system throughout facilities resulting in a culture of improved accountability and sustainability of lean initiatives.
  • Implemented closed loop management systems.
  • Created Quality Management System training capturing new training changes and implemented a project audit to ensure sustainability to the changes.
  • Led engineering proposal for $30M win of Web-based Information Management System.
  • Key Performance Indicators were captured through SAP Data Management Systems, monitored andcommunicated ongoing basis for decision making.
  • Established a corporate policy and workflow that was added to quality management system requirements for product design changes.
  • Deployed a global GxP Laboratory Information Management System (iLIMS) within prescribed schedule and resources.
  • Ensured the successful deployment and enhancement of the EH&S Management System.

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18. MFG

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Here's how MFG is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed shortage with Supply Chain and facilitated process/material resolutions with Mfg Engineering.
  • Led catalytic core wrap welder project in Auburn AL mfg plant for new machine for capacity and & quality performance.
  • Managed consultants, programmers and users to deliver the MFGPRO Project within budgeted costs and on schedule.
  • Coordinate actions of cross-functional teams for product transfer to and from Colorado MFG.
  • Provide support to MFG operations with supplier vendor issues, and materials.
  • Managed 4 Contract Engineers on all Mfg.

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19. R

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Here's how R is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Identified cost reduction opportunities, developed technical production score cards to track manufacturing tests in order to identify failure modes.
  • Supported international procurement of MRO parts for European manufactured equipment including Customs clearing, international shipping, and currency conversion.
  • Provided project team leadership for cross-functional teams consisting of marketing/sales representatives, master schedulers, planners and design/configuration engineers.
  • Performed manufacturing and facility equipment requirement gap analysis of the quality systems to identify gaps for improvements.
  • Implemented new inspection procedures for military/aerospace programs to better track quality concerns and flag areas of improvement.
  • Coordinated with strategic partners, suppliers, customers and regulatory agencies to ensure successful operations.
  • Managed operational aspects of projects of technical and/or strategic nature across multiple organizations and sites.
  • Provided total global management responsibility for the design and validation activities of device manufacturing software.
  • Carried out design of experiments projects for thin film deposition and deposition tool optimization.
  • Developed and evaluated specifications for machine purchases from US and Chinese machine manufacturers.
  • Fostered strategic leadership and direction to senior engineering project managers and their teams.
  • Project Engineer for the implementation and validation of a sterilization process monitoring system.
  • Identified key consulting expertise to provide pharmaceutical manufacturing facility and process design solutions.
  • Monitored and tracked sub-contractor performance to ensure strict adherence to specifications and schedules.
  • Analyzed all customer forecasts and planned additional production resources and schedules as needed.
  • Incorporated root cause analysis and verified that permanent corrective actions were implemented.
  • Research and specified necessary equipment for any future upgrades to manufacturing process.
  • Synchronize internal and external contract manufacturing activities required to outsource new products.
  • Translated complex concepts into clear, meaningful insights for executive presentations.
  • Directed software development process improvement, pushing to implement AGILE methodology.

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20. On-Time Delivery

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Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Interfaced with customers/vendors on manufacturing issues and ensured on-time delivery.
  • Developed and implemented highly successful third-party scheduling and resource management procedures; increased on-time delivery from 83% to 94%.
  • Established project teams to drive improvements for 6 key initiatives addressing, efficiency, quality and On-time delivery.
  • Achieved 100% on-time delivery quarter after quarter, and 50% reduction in Finished Goods Inventory.
  • Ensured on-time delivery to worldwide customers from system specification to final test and shipment.
  • Mastered and drove Lean Manufacturing initiatives to eliminate waste, reduce lead-time and improve quality and customer on-time delivery performance.

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21. Contract Manufacturers

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Here's how Contract Manufacturers is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed multiple contract manufacturers, avoiding production downtime and ensuring supplier cost competition.
  • Switched to many new vendors and contract manufacturers for custom parts and assemblies to improve quality and reduce cost.
  • Designed and implemented new process for qualifying contract manufacturers Deployed cross-section acceptance criteria based on IPC standards for product qualification.
  • Served as liaison and coordinated new product releases with Development, Test/Manufacturing Engineering, Purchasing, Customer support and Contract manufacturers.
  • Managed a group of Contract Manufacturing Managers responsible for operational performance of contract manufacturers including quality, cost and delivery performance.
  • Managed First Article qualification for new contract manufacturers and deployment of entire production lines.

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22. OEM

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Here's how OEM is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Interfaced with the OEM purchasing community, affected suppliers, and manufacturing and assembly plants.
  • Developed and executed manufacturing project plans for three Aerospace OEM programs.
  • Compile information from OEMs in order to develop RFQ packages for vendor tooling.
  • Directed engineering teams for manufacturer of electrical circuit protection for contractors and OEM market.
  • Consolidated manufacturing operations at Minnesota-based plant with those of OEM manufacturer (strategic partner).
  • Developed outsourcing partners overseas for fulfillment operations to large OEM customers.

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23. Process Flow

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Here's how Process Flow is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Process flow, lean manufacturing adherence, material layout, tooling, and training the management team.
  • Create and organize critical project reports, process flows, and documentation.
  • Design process flow and work instructions for related business.
  • Created a process flow for co-manufacturing.
  • Key Accomplishments: Increased timely deliveries to 100% in 6 weeks by initiating process flow reforms.
  • Designed the battery pack assembly lines and develop facility layout to optimize material and process flow.

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24. Production Control

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Here's how Production Control is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Led the transfer of Production Control operations in support of the manufacturing move from San Jose to Tucson.
  • Awarded for contribution in developing and teaching the facility's primary production control and data collection software.
  • Assisted production control and finance by addressing production reporting deficiencies to improve MRP accuracy and time reporting.
  • Managed a team of production control and purchasing personnel.
  • Managed corporate purchasing, production control, quality assurance, manufacturing engineering and facility maintenance departments (7 direct reports).
  • Reorganized product and industrial engineering, installed an IBM Production Control/Material Requirements Planning, Cost Management System.

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25. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Provided technical support to Owners/General Contractors/Sub-Contractors.
  • Assisted field service and technical support through successful completion of installation, and tool acceptance.
  • Provided customer program technical support and cross-functional internal support for all contracts, and direction and management of new product introductions.
  • Traveled with sales and marketing staff to provide technical support through presentations to customers while analyzing customer requirements.
  • Implemented 24/7 Technical Support program, created escalation procedures and automated support notification system.
  • Provided direct technical support and training to customer representatives and end users.

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26. KPI

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Here's how KPI is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Lead cross functional teams to meet and exceed Quality, Operations and Engineering KPI's.
  • Improved production and quality performance across all manufacturing sites in corporate manufacturing KPI's through lean manufacturing.
  • Established quality engineering KPI health indicators to stakeholders towards sustain operation and continuous culture/mindset improvement.
  • Staff position as Business Systems Analyst/Manufacturing Consultant to Gull parent Company, manufacturer of airborne cockpit instrumentation and systems.
  • Implemented hourly KPI metrics to drive productivity improvements in fabrication and assembly.
  • Developed and implemented plant-wide KPI s and monitoring and communication methods.

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27. Shop Floor

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Here's how Shop Floor is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Generated Manufacturing and Quality Process Instructions translated from blueprints, to be used for shop floor.
  • Led and managed production teams during implementation launch of the new lean manufacturing initiative in fast-paced fabrication shop floor union environment.
  • Developed and implemented factory automation software including robotic control, manufacturing cells and shop floor supervisory systems.
  • Provide support to shop floor production employees using technical expertise related to manufacturing.
  • Led shop floor computer systems support team responsible for SAP production support, system improvements, and next generation systems development.
  • Developed numerous reports and data access systems to make manufacturing data available to shop floor at the point of use.

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28. BOM

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Here's how BOM is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Conduct BOM Scrubbing and BOM Creation, including BOM checklists, using customer provided documents.
  • Review Product Assembly Drawings and BOMs to develop Manufacturing Routers for optimizing sustainable and scalable Manufacturing.
  • Produced work instructions for the critical major structural mating, of the B2 Bomber in five major final assembly FAJ's.
  • Developed raw material and labor costing for products from BOM creation and assembly time standards of our specific product.
  • Prepare, revise and maintain documentation required to support manufacturing including engineering drawings, BOM's and product routers.
  • Provide floor support in the maintenance of BOM's, ECO's, Control Plans and Performance Management System.

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29. Capital Projects

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Here's how Capital Projects is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Oversee annual capital projects budget and accountable for achieving same.
  • Project Manager and Manufacture Rep for capital projects in the Environmental Operations Business.
  • Experience with Increase Productivity, lead a plant, Asset Capability, Reliability, Capital Projects, plant startup, turnarounds.
  • Led Manufacturing Engineering Team in implementation of $10+M in capital projects that improved processes and infrastructure in manufacturing operations.
  • Define Capital Projects needed and drive initiatives down to engineering for execution.
  • Designed and delivered capital projects for instrumentation and controls in the manufacturing processes.

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30. Production Planning

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Here's how Production Planning is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Led Production Planning Information Technology User Group (PP ITUG) for 22 Domestic/5 International divisions.
  • Managed material utilization and establish standards, worked with production planning, engineering and merchandising to develop product to customer standards.
  • Implemented lean manufacturing, MRP, inventory optimization, warehouse management and modern production planning methods in manufacturing.
  • Managed Global production planning and expediting; materials management to ensure balanced Inventory level to meet Quarterly Revenue targets.
  • Managed production planning and shipping departments to ensure optimal delivery and minimal manufacturing costs.
  • Direct reports include Manufacturing, Production Planning, Engineering and Maintenance, Sanitation and Warehousing.

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31. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Assisted Director with new facility: Planning and setup of QC lab, manufacture, package and storage areas.
  • Represent Production, and QC for all Development projects.
  • Coordinated with the QC lab on all matters related to testing of raw material, in process & finished product.
  • Monitored all Quality Control functions on wood chair products; partially supervised QC on large majority of other products.
  • Supervised Microbial QC tests for on time and compliant shipments of produced API starting material.
  • Improved quality of product through better QC; reduced customer complaints by 42%

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32. Fmea

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Here's how Fmea is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Frequent use of FEA software, Mold Flow analysis, FMEA process, and lab testing.
  • Performed process software risk analysis activities using FMEA's.
  • Directed, completed revisions and new designs using advanced Cad FMEA software, while implementing DFSS methods and ensuring quality improvements.
  • Implemented QA system with IQ, OQ, SOP, FMEA and MBR documents for equipment validation and process control.
  • Implemented a global common PFMEA prevention process and DFMEA support in engineering.
  • Developed PFMEA, control plans, work instructions, process flow, PSDM process, and member of the safety committee.

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33. Value Stream

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Here's how Value Stream is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed $550K project combining production value streams and production equipment, freeing up 60K sq.
  • Lead Manufacturing Engineer for a $30M value stream, 185K sq.
  • Managed manufacturing engineering support for the assembly value stream operations, from product development, manufacturing, continuous improvement to safety.
  • Facilitated daily cross functional value stream meetings responsible for increasing productivity, quality, safety and reducing ergonomic strain to employees.
  • Established Lean manufacturing initiatives throughout the plants and reorganized into Value Stream organizations to speed Lean implementation and develop bench strength.
  • Participated on Value Stream Mapping team and eliminated non-value-added steps in production and materials management scheduling process.

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34. Solidworks

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Here's how Solidworks is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Team management- planning (conceptual design, detail design, and production) Sponsor Negotiation Design different parts with SolidWorks.
  • Provided design assistance, planning and CNC programming of parts and assemblies using Unigraphics NX2 and Solidworks.
  • Implemented SolidWorks for the R&D-Imaging user group in Southbridge which facilitated design file compatibility across numerous SCHOTT locations.

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35. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Provide Project Management leadership and SAP support to Global customer for Inventory Control process and procedural improvements.
  • Developed and implemented floor level inventory control processes.
  • Implemented Radio Frequency (RF) inventory control technology integrated with shop floor reporting systems.
  • Orchestrated product cost analysis to support strategic decision making in tough economy, while developing key inventory control tools.
  • Directed strategic sourcing, negotiations, supplier management, forecasting, and inventory control for the company's manufacturing applications.
  • Directed entire manufacturing operation, encompassing purchasing, shipping/receiving, engineering, costing, pricing, and inventory control.

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36. GM

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Here's how GM is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Implemented and maintained consistent purchasing processes with North American Operations (NAO) headquarters, GM divisions Global GM Procurement teams.
  • Gathered status requirements for 18 projects from GM and AT&T project managers on a weekly basis for reporting.
  • Managed 8-person team handling the daily scheduling of trim and lighting parts with GM SPO supplier base.
  • Participated in Plan and Define phases of GM Manufacturing and Quality Wan Refresh Project.
  • Implemented and validated GMT 800 MCE (Mid Cycle Enhancement) project.
  • Supported business GM in Pricing and S&OP decision.
  • Project Manager for GM/Chrysler electro-mechanical valve program.
  • Worked with the Clinical team to Manage GMP manufacturing, packaging, and labeling activities of CMOs.
  • Adhered to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).

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37. Plant Layout

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Here's how Plant Layout is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Plant Layout of Overseas Contract Manufacturer for Fabrication of Water Filtration Equipment.
  • Designed plant layout to handle 40% sales increase.
  • Involved in plant layout improvements and process mapping.
  • Research and recommend automation options and alternative methods for manufacturing and process improvements, including plant layouts and lean manufacturing.
  • Developed potential plant layouts in preparation for transplanted product assembly lines utilizing Lean Principles.
  • Provided support for manufacturing facilities as to plant layout and determining needed machinery.

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38. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Instituted Quality Assurance program in manufacturing; wrote QA specifications and documentation.
  • Directed initiatives to integrate QA inspection into manufacturing processes.
  • Partner with PQA to determine compliant resolution to manufacturing deviations and documentation issues.
  • Collaborated with QA and managers on appropriate nutrition and sanitation standards.
  • Computerized and integrated QA and Engineering database.
  • Set up complete Quality System and Manufacturing documentation in a Start-Up company in three months in conjunction with the QA Manager.

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39. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Participated in internal and external audits related to processes and or new equipment introductions.
  • Implemented new equipment set up procedures into standard work processes and trained employees.
  • Involved in the installation of new equipment for new and current production.
  • Recommended new equipment purchases; managed the relocation of product lines Determined costs for new products 1 recommendation available upon request
  • Manage process development, introduction to manufacture, new equipment acquisition and qualification, process characterization and manufacturing documentation.
  • Project Manager of sale/removal of outdated equipment, determination/installation and training of new equipment during upgrading process.

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40. Annual Sales

low Demand
Here's how Annual Sales is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed procurement, manufacturing, and delivery of generators and motors worth $25M in annual sales.
  • Developed global facilities strategy for $250m annual sales product line.
  • Directed all manufacturing aspects of vertically integrated ultrasound camera manufacturer supporting $11 million in annual sales.
  • Controlled annual operating budgets averaging $24M, $18M inventory and P&L with $60M in annual sales.
  • Re-organized Powder Processing and Machine Shop to support 10% annual sales growth by implementing facility, process and equipment improvements.
  • Managed all operational phases of a 130,000 sf manufacturing facility with 150+ employees, doing $26m+ in annual sales.

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41. External Customers

low Demand
Here's how External Customers is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Worked effectively and cooperatively with fellow employees, peers from other teams and/or parts of the organization and occasionally external customers.
  • Developed and communicated product performance metrics to internal executive team and external customers.
  • Develop productive relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Partnered with external customers & potential customers with the objective of developing new product lines & expanding existing product lines.

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42. Material Flow

low Demand
Here's how Material Flow is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Engineer process improvements to increase efficiency of material flow and reduce inventory levels.

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43. ROI

low Demand
Here's how ROI is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Implemented the Oracle Supply Chain Planning (release 11.03) module for the Char-Broil Certified Grill Parts division.
  • Co-managed the Oracle upgrade from 10.7SC to 11.03 Web applications at the Char-Broil grill division.
  • Developed project proposals with targeted ROI goals.
  • Managed the implementation of Manugistics Demand Planning module for Char-Broil gas grill division for forecast improvement at the Customer/Item level.
  • Work closely with Char-Broil Manufacturing and Materials to support Lean Manufacturing efforts and Optimizations.
  • Completed several system Optimizations at Char-Broil to improve visibility throughout the supply Chain.

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44. JIT

low Demand
Here's how JIT is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Reduced manufacturing cycle time through the implementation of vendor JIT deliveries, JIT assembly lines, and Kanban systems.
  • Worked as a Kaizen Promotion Officer of Company's JIT/ Lean Manufacturing Program.
  • Reduced total inventory by 47% by increasing inventory turns utilizing JIT elements through improved materials tracking and purchasing procedures.
  • Introduced and directed JIT and Cellular manufacturing programs, eliminating Work in Process and reducing manufacturing space.
  • Transitioned manufacturing organization to JIT delivery schedules resulting in a 60% improvement in inventory turns.
  • Reduced manufacturing inventories by promoting lean manufacturing activities utilizing lean and JIT methods.

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45. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Achieved Explosion compliance and risk assessment in accordance with NFPA/OSHA in all plants.
  • Converted a perfunctory-like OSHA compliance team into an effective mechanism to address company safety concerns with active employee participation.
  • Implemented lead manufacturing principles to achieve continuous improvement processes; hired qualified machinists; ensured division-wide OSHA compliance.
  • Planned future manufacturing capabilities, supported new product development and assured EPA/OSHA compliance.
  • Served as the manufacturing representative on Safety Committee implementing an OSHA compliant safety program.
  • Received OSHA recognition by implementing 5S Housekeeping standards.

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46. PLC

low Demand
Here's how PLC is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Make repair decisions involving PLC and Pneumatic controlled fixturing and test stand equipment.

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47. Direct Reports

low Demand
Here's how Direct Reports is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Managed a technical team of six direct reports that supported multiple manufacturing applications.
  • Monitored status of hardware and component production to provide weekly status updates to direct reports and Operations Manager.
  • Managed six direct reports, a blend of bargaining unit, hourly and salary employees.
  • Supervised twenty-six direct reports in two production areas and managed/scheduled workforce capabilities base on booked and expedited revenue.
  • Managed training of direct reports utilizing database management tools, tracking training requirements, and expiration status.
  • Managed 11 direct reports and reported to Plant Manager* Transformed manufacturing processes using lean initiatives and automation.

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48. Project Timelines

low Demand
Here's how Project Timelines is used in Project Manager-Manufacturing jobs:
  • Developed and monitored project timelines for new product launches and promotions.
  • Planned and scheduled project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Project Manager-Manufacturing

New Product Development24%
Project Management15.4%
Production Facility8.8%
Process Improvement7.1%
Cost Savings4.4%
ISO4.1%
CAD3.6%
ERP3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Project Manager-Manufacturing

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
New Product Development
New Product Development
18.1%
18.1%
2
2
Project Management
Project Management
11.7%
11.7%
3
3
Production Facility
Production Facility
6.6%
6.6%
4
4
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
3.3%
3.3%
6
6
ISO
ISO
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
CAD
CAD
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
ERP
ERP
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Sigma
Sigma
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Product Quality
Product Quality
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Kaizen
Kaizen
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
FDA
FDA
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Production Process
Production Process
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
CNC
CNC
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
MRP
MRP
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Management System
Management System
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
MFG
MFG
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
R
R
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Contract Manufacturers
Contract Manufacturers
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
OEM
OEM
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Process Flow
Process Flow
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Production Control
Production Control
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
KPI
KPI
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Shop Floor
Shop Floor
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
BOM
BOM
1%
1%
29
29
Capital Projects
Capital Projects
1%
1%
30
30
Production Planning
Production Planning
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
QC
QC
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Fmea
Fmea
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Value Stream
Value Stream
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Solidworks
Solidworks
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
GM
GM
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Plant Layout
Plant Layout
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
QA
QA
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
External Customers
External Customers
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Material Flow
Material Flow
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
ROI
ROI
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
JIT
JIT
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Osha
Osha
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
PLC
PLC
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Project Timelines
Project Timelines
0.7%
0.7%

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