Project Manager

Date: Jun 30, 2021

Location: Conyers, GA, US, 30013

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.




Job Title:        Project Manager            

Location:        Conyers, GA



What we are looking for:


We are looking for a Project Manager who will oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of on-going projects including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling project activities. 


The Project Manager (PM) oversees process implementation and ensures that information concerning content (e.g., deliverables, risks, issues) passes to and from sponsors. The PM is involved in improving the consistency, predictability and efficiency of the organization project delivery capability. The PM provides leadership in best practices and is highly customer-focused. The PM must also ensure operational issues are managed, focusing on the project interface with project leaders, project teams, technology and process issues.


What you will be responsible for in this role:


  • PROJECT DEFINITION - Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility, meet with our Operating Companies to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project – Experience in completing a Project Mandate, Project Brief and Project Initiation Process
  • PLANNING RESOURCES - Ensure resource availability and allocation, develop comprehensive project plans to be shared
  • TIME MANAGEMENT - Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress, delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • MANAGE ISSUES & RISKS - Enables and manages the escalation process to prevent roadblocks across all project work streams – Perform risk management to minimize project risks and report and escalate to management as needed
  • BUDGET - Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques, meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • MONITOR PROGRESS - Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • QUALITY & SATISFACTION - Manage the relationship with all stakeholders, establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • REPORTING & DOCUMENTATION - Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Ability to report appropriately at all business levels from project work stream to executive project review
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


What are the basic qualifications?


  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent
  • 5-7 Years of Demonstrable experience leading complex projects involving several organizational functions


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PMP Certification
  • Led multiple facility consolidation projects


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills to work with project leaders, consultants and executives
  • Ability to communicate issues clearly and succinctly, with potential solutions and consequences
  • Highly organized and disciplined
  • Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards
  • Ability to identify project risks and help team develop mitigation strategies
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays








The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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