Project Manager - #9145930


Date: Aug 6, 2022
City: Elizabeth, IN
Contract type: Full time
Founded in 1999, MHS is a full-service provider of innovative material handling systems that solve the challenges of distribution and fulfillment operations. We build, engineer and maintain systems for some of the biggest companies in the world, including UPS, FedEx, Walmart, Amazon and others. MHS is already one of the 10 largest material handling system suppliers worldwide, and we only expect to continue growing. We’re looking for top talent to be part of the journey

The LPS Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the organization of all project related activities and communications that will ensure the successful execution of the project. The PM is also responsible for developing new business associated with an assigned account

The projects executed within the LPS team will vary wildly in scope and magnitude. These can vary from a small single day maintenance style endeavors to large multimillion dollar retrofit projects

The center of the project planning will be the project schedule. This will be the marching orders for all project related activities and the guideline to ensure the project is proceeding on plan

The PM will be the chief conduit for communication from the customer and to the related parties within the company including any sub-contractors who have been assigned to carry out project activities. The PM will be responsible to develop the invoicing schedule, to ensure that cash flow is adequately maintained during the course of the Project

The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for the overall execution of the project. In addition this position will include organizing the production schedule to ensure the timely delivery of product to the field to support the installation schedule. The PM will report results and issues to Sr. Management on a regular basis taking every opportunity to avoid or minimize potential issues to the Project. The PM is expected to travel to the Project site on a regular basis to evaluate progress, maintain effective communication with the field staff and to customer’s sites to provide on-site field support and commissioning

The PM may at times be required to be “hands on” in the field in order to complete the task at hand. Familiarity with basic field maintenance techniques will be a benefit to the PM

The Project Manager will also be responsible for developing new business within an assigned account. This will include identifying opportunities, developing proposed scope of supply, generating proposals, generation cost estimates, coordinating with systems engineering to generating estimates/proposals associated with larger projects


  • The ability to work with other departments and subcontractors in an effective and productive manner

  • The ability to effectively communicate with the customer

  • The ability to schedule and maintain engineering activities for projects

  • The ability to develop solutions to installation and other mechanical issues

  • The ability to communicate and collaborate with others and other departments

  • The ability to analyze progress and determine issues in the schedule in a timely manner

  • The ability to recruit and evaluate talent to grow the department

  • Willingness to travel as required

  • The ability to juggle multiple tasks and changing priorities

  • To be results focused

  • The ability to work independently on smaller projects

  • The willingness to don a sales hat when required

  • The willingness to get their “hands dirty” in the field when required

  • The ability to perform basic electrical/mechanical engineering tasks in the field


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher)

  • 5+ years’ experience in the parcel industry or related

  • Experience managing a department or focused work team

  • Experience with high level scheduling

  • Experience working with customers in planning and troubleshooting issues

  • Experience in coordinating department activities with other departments

This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor

It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities


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