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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Food & Consumer Products in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Burns & McDonnell is looking for an experienced Project Manager for our Food & Consumer Products group in Chicago, IL to build a strong regional presence to service local clients. This individual will grow a project team, further client relationships and help build a national reputation for execution.

At Burns & McDonnell we build food plants, and we do it well. But we can and will do more — with less. In food and consumer products processing, we retain what works, revamp what doesn't, and build success where it matters most: throughout your operation.

The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of design work related to multiple design and design-build projects. The Project Manager is responsible for the profit and loss of their individual projects, the successful completion of their projects within the specified dates, establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, managing all design disciplines, coordinating with the Burns & McDonnell team.

The Project Manager will also be responsible for assisting in growing Burns & McDonnell's Food & Consumer Products presence. By assisting in client development, proposal writing, developing business strategies in the region, and assisting in team growth and development in the office.

  • Plan, organize and direct several engineering disciplines, project controls, & construction management; including, engineering deliverables, overall safety, cost, schedule and quality of assigned projects.

  • Ensure that the project review process and other quality control guidelines are followed.

  • Consult and assist clients with project delivery plans.

  • Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Provide performance feedback to department managers for project team members as appropriate.

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with prospective and existing clients.

  • Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation, and related activities.

  • Develop project execution plans for project staffing, budgeting, scheduling and establishing critical project objectives.

Qualifications

Required Skills

Minimum 7 years of experience in the following areas:

  • Managing construction projects

  • Managing multi-discipline teams (Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Structural Engineers, etc.)

  • Interfacing with clients and translating their needs to engineering teams

  • Overseeing capital projects for the food and consumer product industry

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from an accredited curriculum.

Industry Experience

  • Candidate will have experience working for the Food and Consumer Product industry

Preferred Skills

  • Professional Registration preferred.

Candidate will have the following skills/attributes:

  • Ability to deal effectively with clients on project-related matters.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Flexibility to work and ability to adapt to the rapid changes of a market-driven environment.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 191907

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