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Project Coordinator- NPI & Lifecycle

    • Job Tracking ID: 10.30.19#300123
    • Job Location: Mason/Cincinnati, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 30, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: October 28, 2019
    • JOB EXPERIENCE: 3 Years
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

Purpose / Mission

Summarizing the main objectives of the Position:

Responsible for coordinating projects, communicating clearly to internal and external project managers, maintaining project related data including life cycle, MRP, and supply plan data and parameters, and interacting cross functionally at all levels of the business.


Key Accountabilities

Impact on Business: (i.e. business contribution, nature and scope of responsibility, risk and financial management, strategic/tactical/operative responsibility)


  • Maintains a strong influence over master data standards via a detailed understanding of the logic and parameters in the material master in relation to strategies for inventory, sourcing, forecasting, maintenance of service levels, accounting/costing, lead times, consumption-based planning, etc.


  • Directly supports the New Product Introduction Lead and has a strong influence over projects and our clients’ experience


  • Plays a central role in supporting select projects (Custom Solutions, Series, Life-Cycle, Large Order Management, etc.) as a shared project manager with end-to-end responsibilities

  • Owns the make/buy decision within the Mason facility for new and existing projects/products


  • Responsibilities include:
    • Supporting Global Supply Chain master data via new item set-up and maintenance of project related parameters
    • Ensuring project documentation is maintained accurately and efficiently across all systems
    • Providing guidance to other departments regarding project related documentation, processes and data
    • Maintaining work procedures pertaining to all aspects and scope of project management and assisting in driving an overall successful solution through team work
    • Ensure stock availability and organize/accommodate customer-specific logistics processes
    • Execution, examination, and mitigation of supply chain risk analysis to include:
      • Costs management
      • Sourcing alternatives
      • Prioritization of projects/orders
      • Capacity and advance procurement considerations


    • Other duties as assigned by management


Communication with internal and/or external Customers, Suppliers & 3rd Parties:

  • Communicates with Management and partners of departments such as Compliance, Sales, Order Management, Finance, HR, etc.

People Leadership: (i.e. management, motivation and development of staff as well as teamwork)

  • Team oriented.

  • Opportunities for Cross Training within NPI Team and Training other teams within the supply chain on best practices for area of expertise.


Experience and Skills:

  • BS in Business Management or Related Technical and/or Supply Chain Management

  • Project Management Certification a plus
  • 3+ years of relevant job experience. Technical, ERP system experience and manufacturing industry knowledge or equivalent combinations of education and experience

  • ERP Materials Planning (R/3) experience required; SNP knowledge a plus.

  • Project Management Experience

  • Oral & written communication skills

  • Computer Literate, MS Office, Proficiency PowerPoint and Excel (Pivot, Vlookup)

  • High focus on timeliness and quality of deliverables of Project
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize to support success
  • Excellent communication and presentation experience


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster