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Project Manager-Brand Development

Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Lynchburg, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Belvac is the world leader in the design and production of continuous motion rotary machinery. We provide beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Over the years, we have been responsible for numerous advances in canmaking technology. This technology has enabled our customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity, while significantly reducing materials costs.  Belvac was founded in 1962 in Lynchburg Virginia. Philosophies of quality, pride, craftsmanship, and work ethic set extremely high standards and quickly drove Belvac to become the world leader in its industry revolutionizing many manufacturing processes.   For over forty years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into world class machinery.  Serving both the Can Making and Plastics industry.sts.

General Function:              

This position has the responsibility to ensure the overall success of the design, engineering, manufacturing and implementation of state of the art, high precision and high speed innovative can manufacturing systems for beer and beverage industries. This will include the coordination of the complete process, like container, tooling & machine design & engineering, prototyping & testing, facility integration, and systems installation and commissioning. Risk & customer management, team leadership, good interpersonal skills, conflict resolution abilities, and strong organizational skills are critical to this role. 

The selected candidate must be readily available to travel domestically or internationally to support the project requirements, including customer meetings and new equipment commissioning.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate cross functional teams to ensure that tasks are on schedule.  Develop and maintain the appropriate project documentation like meetings notes, project timelines and risk assessments
  • Manage project updates for Executives to ensure issues are communicated in a timely manner
  • Conversant in AutoCAD
  • Coordinate activities with suppliers of container preform design and pre-production of samples in order to achieve can specifications and testing requirements
  • Coordinate and lead design reviews and internal & customer project meetings
  • Facilitate communication between Customers, Can Line Integration Firms and Belvac, related to system design and installation issues.  This includes all electrical specifications, utility and building requirements, conveyor integration and control systems
  • Build and maintain customer aids that go beyond traditional documentation, such as online video, demos, guided tours, and other educational techniques.
  • Creates diagrams, charts, and other visual aids to assist readers in understanding a product or process.
  • Contribute to the development of quotation documents.
  • Create training documentation that are user friendly and easy to follow.
  • Coordinate design and drawings approvals with Customers, Suppliers, Belvac Engineering and Systems Integrator
  • Leverage engineering resources to lead the inspection and acceptance of third party equipment
  • Monitor schedules of Machine Manufacturing Operations, including third party parts & equipment procurement, inspection & delivery, parts machining, assembly and testing
  • Coordinate customer pre-shipment testing and approval, as well as delivery, installation and commissioning at the customer’s plant
  • Monitor and take necessary actions to ensure project costs meet the final approved budget

 

Education

BS or higher degree in Engineering or Technical related field, or a combination of education and equivalent experience 5-10 years in the area of Machine Design, Systems Integration, Facility Engineering, and Capital Equipment Project Management.

 

 

Experience

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to develop concise reports and correspondence, and ability to speak effectively at all levels of the Belvac, System Integrator, and Customer organizations
  • Understanding of automation and high speed manufacturing systems design & engineering
  • This position must be capable of successfully address the daily stress levels of a dynamic business environment
  • Experience in the beverage or can industry Engineering, Operations, Customer Service and / or Sales is a plus (e.g. can forming processes, tooling and equipment; coating processes; can handling and line control)
  • Project Management: development and maintenance of budget & schedule tracking tools
  • Leading teams through problem solving activities in a constructive and objective way; must have the ability to deal with conflict resolution
  • Coordinate commercial issues with Customer and Sales with respect to freight forwarders and shipping arrangements and invoicing

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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