Project Manager - Production Operations #889

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54601

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #889  1626 Oak Street  La Crosse , WI  54601  
Requisition: 119186  
Range Min: $2,317.81 
Shift: Daytime
Education Experience: Associates Degree
Employment Experience: 5+ year

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Kwik Trip, Inc. has an employment opportunity for a Production Project Manager.  The Production Project Manager is responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closure of projects.  Projects will range from building expansions to manufacturing systems, specifying and purchasing of new equipment and manufacturing equipment installations.


Primary job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in planning, coordination, and management of facility projects
  • Coordinate and carryout of meetings due to include appropriate team members. Provide timely update information and progress reporting
  • Provide direct assistance with planning for building design and assist/lead process line/equipment design, while considering best practice and consideration of safety, labor, efficiency, utilization, quality, food safety, and cost of ownership
  • Assist Development and Maintenance of Project Budgets
  • Utilize various project tools to successfully carry out project planning and execution phases.
  • Define and manage specifications of proposed purchases
  • Ensure use of all tools available to negotiate best purchase pricing


Qualifications:  Minimum of Associates/Technical Degree with 5 plus years of experience in project management. A candidate with an engineering related degree is a plus.  Additional qualifications include: strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information into meaningful results; lead, teach, and persuade others through cooperation and teamwork; exercise sound judgment within company guidelines; follow and enforce company policies; meet department deadlines; ability to identify and complete tasks without direct supervision; maintain schedule to complete projects within time and budget; strong organizational skills; excellent customer service skills; working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products; ability to work with mathematical concepts; ability to apply principals of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems; Skilled in formal communications; Process/Manufacturing design and/or improvement experience.


Knowledge Required:

  • Utilization of project planning software
  • Safety practices
  • Manufacturing Processes and Equipment Systems
  • All aspects of industrial construction method
  • Reading engineering blue prints, schematics, and P &ID’s


Work Schedule: Typically, Monday through Friday daytime hours, however, includes evening and weekends as necessary.



Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating coworkers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our coworkers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of coworkers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Manufacturing; Energy, Oil & Gas; Engineering; General Business; Management; Marketing; Professional Services; Purchasing - Procurement; Research; Skilled Labor - Trades; Strategy - Planning; Supply Chain

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

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