Generac Power Systems

IT Project Manager

7 days ago(1/12/2018 11:37 AM)
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Information Technology


Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Waukesha, WI is seeking an IT Project Manager.  


The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple medium to large scale IT projects across the organization through cross functional coordination to ensure quality delivery of projects in an on-time, on-budget manner.  This individual will create and communicate project plans to all project stakeholders and will manage the relationships with project team and stakeholders. 


This individual will also be expected to contribute to the development of the Project Management Methodology. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain timelines and target dates of projects to ensure successful completion of assigned project phases within the budgeted time and cost constraints; makes certain that deadlines are met and milestones are properly set and communicated.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Coordinate cross functional teams – including software developers, business owners, security experts, and external resources – and orchestrate their resources together to meeting project goals.
  • Manage the relationship with project team and stakeholders.
  • Create, manage and communicate effective project plans, and deliver clear objectives and updates to all project stakeholders.
  • Work with various project stakeholders to define project scope, requirements and deliverable objectives.
  • As an IT Project Manager, you will be expected to contribute to the ongoing development of the Project Management Methodology.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field; in lieu of degree 4 years related experience within a similar working environment;
  • 3-5 years of project management experience;

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results while working on multiple projects simultaneously, balancing resources, timing and quality of outcomes;
  • Demonstrated success in influencing people and teams who are not all direct reports;
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills;
  • Confident and self-motivated individual with a dedicated approach;
  • Strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a high-paced environment;
  • Ability to learn new technology applications and process techniques quickly;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Waterfall, Iterative, and Agile Life Cycles Methodologies Iterative;
  • Experience in building and managing a project schedule in Microsoft Project or similar project management tool; 
  • Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.




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