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Program Manager

Company: Lineage Logistics
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Program Manager - Warehouse of the Future will play a critical role in implementing corporate strategy and delivering innovative technology within the operational warehousing space. They will be responsible for managing a team of project management resources, working alongside senior leadership, subject matter experts, and other key stakeholders in completing high-impact and critical projects.
The role will focus solely on the delivery of the warehouse of the future which includes supporting the development and implementation through best in class change management and lean methodology practices for a built-to-suit software product to operators/warehouse leadership and automated warehousing infrastructure/technology solutions. This includes understanding the concepts of new construction planning and development, retrofitting construction with automated technology and software product development planning.
Successful Program Managers are able to understand the big picture and make the right tradeoffs to support the overall business strategy in completing their projects. They excel at thinking creatively, balancing multiple large projects simultaneously, and developing collaborative working relationships with business partners and technical experts. They also can organize and delegate work assignments accordingly to support the vision of the warehouse of the future.
The successful candidate will be a creative and results-oriented problem-solver with strong business acumen and effective communication and collaboration skills. In addition, they also have excellent analytical skills.

Finally, a Program Manager - Warehouse of the Future will have the ability to affect the business by regularly providing advice or counsel to senior management.KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate creativity in scoping, managing, and implementing projects to meet business needs
  • Work collaboratively with all levels including executives, managers, front line, technical experts, and IT
  • Independently manage multiple projects through all phases
  • Work with business process owners to identify and scope areas of opportunity
  • Support and mentor other project managers
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Manage, train, provide performance feedback and assign duties of direct reports to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Develop and mentor direct reports and other team members through a matrix organization
  • Work with Project Management Office leadership in scoping and resource planningMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES)
    • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field or equivalent business experience, MBA preferred
    • Extensive project management experience
    • 10 years experience in supply chain management, manufacturing or logistics field
    • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to travel up to 50%#piqceWhy Lineage?This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers' requirements. Beyond that, you'll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We'll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.BenefitsLineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent Health and Dental benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off and Sick Days

Keywords: Lineage Logistics, Novi , Program Manager, Executive , Novi, Michigan

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