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Project Manager, Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGV)
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Director of Engineering
FLSA Status: Exempt
Updated: 09.10.2017

Were experts at helping manufacturers implement and sustain material handling automation in their operation. For over a decade, Autocraft Autonomous Guided Vehicle (AGV) systems have helped the Fortune 500 eliminate the time that employees spend driving fork trucks, replenishing assembly areas, and engaging in repeatable material deliveries. We take great pride in delivering the most dependable automation solutions to our customers operations. We work closely with our customers to ensure that from design to installation their Autocraft experience is exceptional.

Autocraft is experiencing extraordinary growth, positioned squarely at the intersection of Industry 4.0 and the resurgence in American manufacturing. We are looking for strong Project Managers interested in reshaping material delivery for some of the worlds largest manufacturers within automotive, aerospace, home appliance, and medical device industries. If you relish the challenge and opportunity that comes with working in a fast:paced, high:growth organization that is transforming an industry, we are looking for you.


As a Project Manager in the Autonomous Guided Vehicle (AGV) group you will have the critically important role of leading AGV projects that exceed our customers expectations while meeting company profit targets. To lead projects from design through manufacturing, and install, Project Managers leverage a highly:experienced team of engineers, designers, technicians, and contractors. Our Project Managers enjoy working with people, are effective at building relationships, and strive for crisp, clear communication. An ability to guide and teach our customers, while driving to collect input needed to stay on schedule is an especially important skill given our rapid growth amongst customers implementing AGV systems for the first time. As your experience with AGV systems grows, you will influence product development and the investments we make to differentiate our product line.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage customer scope of work to ensure that expectations and all contractual terms and conditions are met or exceeded
Coordinate design and build activities and ensure standards and common practices are followed
Monitor and manage all risks that may impact project quality, schedule, or costs
Lead regular internal and external meetings to report progress, status, and resolve issues
Hold customers and Autocraft team members accountable to commitments
Write and verbally communicate professionally with both internal and external stakeholders
Travel to customer sites as:needed to gather information and oversee system install and start:up
Help steer product development efforts based on experience and feedback from customers
Coach, teach, and develop talent within the company

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be professional, proactive, and positive. Having a passion for exceptional customer service and support is a must. Being sensitive to the unpredictable demands and uncertainties associated with customer service is a requisite to delivering superior results and exceeding the expectations of very demanding customers.
Experience with manufacturing process engineering, mechanical design, and automated systems
Prefer strong automotive, home appliance, or aerospace experience

Education and/or Experience
A four year degree in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial), manufacturing technology or a related field is preferred; minimum two year degree is required.

Technical Skills
* Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and plant layouts
* Proficient in MS Office and project management tools (e.g. Gannt charts, ope


• Location: Detroit

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