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Project Manager

Posted on: April 3, 2024
Project Manager
  • Full Time
  • Watertown, SD
  • April 30, 2024

Website SpecSys

Specialty Systems Engineering and Manufacturing

Here is your chance to showcase your skills with an established, yet growing, company. We offer a variety of challenging work that play to each employee’s strengths. Check us out at www.specsys.org! Apply today!


BENEFITS: Medical Insurance, Health Savings Plan (HSA), Flexible Spending Plans (Dependent and Medical), Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) with an employer match, Term Life Benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee-of-the-Month, Employee-of-the-Year, On-site Welding Training and Qualifications, Employee Luncheons, Employee and Family Company Picnics, Community Volunteering Opportunities, RITALKA University that focuses on continued learning and growth of our employees.

The Project Manager has primary responsibility for customer contact, scheduling product deliveries, adhering to predetermined project timelines during the manufacturing phase of a project. The ability to multi-task in a fast paced proto-type manufacturing environment is required. Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures.

What does a Project Manager do for SpecSys?

Maintain a clean and organized work environment
Responsibility for all project documentation
Research questions related to the fabrication, welding, painting and assembly of customer projects and communicate the answers to the shop floor personnel
Coordinate delivery of outsourced components with the purchasing department to ensure vendor supplied parts are delivered in a timely manner
Act as a primary focal point for customer contact during the manufacturing phase of a project
Monitor manufacturing progress against predetermined time line milestones and advise management personnel of time lines changes and ECO’s that take place during the course of a project
Create shop floor work orders and properly structure Bills of Material (BOM) to reflect raw material assignments for in-house work or outsourcing sequences followed by in-house machining / welding / assembly / paint
Ensure DXF files are created for laser and burn tables
Will spend 30% to 50% of time on the shop floor

What are we looking for in a quality candidate?

Has knowledge of raw material and manufacturing processes
Works with a high sense of urgency
Knowledge of Microsoft products
Blue print reading
Communications skills adaptable enough to interact with Engineering, Operations, Sales, Quality, and Clients
Understanding of Bill of Materials and MRP usage
Comfortable with rapid change
Many tasks include their own work and / or the review of work of others in the department. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, from time to time, as needed.

SpecSys Overview

SpecSys is a full service provider that offers project management, engineering, and manufacturing for fast track projects, systems, and products with a main focus on large mobile equipment – if it moves and it’s big, we can do it! At SpecSys, we take safety and quality very seriously. We want our employees to go home in the same way they arrived at work (maybe even better if possible) and we do that by providing our services On Time, On Budget, and Done Right. As one of the few engineering and manufacturing companies that are ISO-9001:2015 certified, you know that our standards and processes are first-rate.

Why You Should Apply Here

SpecSys is a family-owned company that focuses on creating jobs in rural communities in the upper Midwest; purposefully deciding to create jobs away from the chaos of larger metro areas. Our company values help to foster strong relationships with not only our employees and customers, but also our communities. We take pride in finding careers that fit the person rather than a person to fit a job which allows us all to do extraordinary things with ordinary people.

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

To apply for this job email your details to Barbra.Springer@ritalka.com