Divisional Program Manager

Jabil is a $17B diversified electronics manufacturing solutions provider and we are actively recruiting for a title to join our team. If you thrive in a dynamic, rapidly evolving and demanding environment you will be an excellent fit in our organization.
Open to considering candidates located in Hanover Park, IL/Mebane, NC/Cincinnati, OH/Guadalajara
Job Summary
The person in this role is responsible to Plan, control, and direct projects and programs in Jabil Packaging Solutions. As a member of the Packaging PMO you will be a champion of the NPI process in our organization. You will be expected to help evolve and improve our systems and processes while mentoring and training others in proper process and techniques. You will act as the single point of contact for all assigned project activities. You will be expected to provide quotation oversight & coordination to any identified opportunities or special projects as needed. You will have accountability for project budgets, schedules, project planning and performance requirements for local and division level projects. This role will support both the PMO Director and other identified internal and external Customers in all Growth initiatives and activities. Exemplary communication skills are required.
Facilitate and lead strategic initiatives for a defined customer (internal or external) or user. Provide management and guidance to multi-functional project teams. Manage and enhance customer relationships. Provide full accountability for project budgets, schedules, project management, and performance requirements for enterprise level projects.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure project requirements and/or objectives are correctly gathered, understood and properly translated for execution.
Build team(s) to address the project goals and objectives for multiple and/or enterprise level projects.
Collaborate with customer (internal or external) from requirements gathering through product acceptance.
Align program team to customer needs by establishing milestones, goals, and objectives based on input from all functional areas and stakeholders within the enterprise project.
Review project schedules with functional project managers and project coordinators allocated to projects.
Provide guidance and motivation to project teams to successfully achieve project goal and corporate initiatives.
Communicate project objectives in terms of overall strategic business objectives.
Serve as interface with customers, vendors, stakeholders and project sponsor(s).
Devise creative solutions to critical customer and user needs.
Manage development of project plans with focus on achievement of project goals and corporate initiatives, including project specific Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) or metrics.
Recognize project's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and manage the work within scope, quality, time and cost constraints.
Obtain and summarize current project information and milestone status versus project performance baseline.
Drive project/program tasks to completion in accordance with the project schedule.
Coordinate team efforts to develop integrated project plan and risk analysis with action plans to mitigate the risks.
Management of Resource capacity and time tracking allocated to enterprise level project.
Financial Management and analysis of costs for enterprise level projects and programs including Capital Expenditures Requests (CER's) travel, training, resources allocation and other project related costs.
Forecast project budget and HR needs for current and future site needs.
Accountable for overall project success - including cost, schedule, quality, and scope management.
Balance the cost, schedule and time frames against the enterprise level project requirements.
Report project status, issues and implemented solutions as well as evaluations and assessments of the results.
Identify best cost solutions to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value added processes, or complete re-engineering of processes and systems).
Provide key stakeholders with regular project performance status, variances to plan, and identification of corrective actions (if required).
Participate in the exchange of ideas and information within the department and with other Jabil facilities to ensure best practices are shared throughout the company.
Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
Design clear and consistent messages for a variety of diverse audiences, ensuring relevance and effectiveness of delivery.
Working closely with communications, stakeholders , and management to stay informed of important company information to evaluate and measure program effectiveness and impact on the business.
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree required.
5 years work-related experience required in project management or related discipline.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Ideal candidate will have experience in
Plastic injection molding
Alternate plastic product manufacturing techniques
Electro-mechanical assemblies
Design for Manufacturing
Successful applicants will have to fulfill all prerequisites for contracts. This position requires U.S. citizenship. Jabil is an equal opportunity employer.

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