Job Description :
Company Overview:

Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.

Our client, a multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances, seeks an accomplished Project Planner.

Develop/modify all aspects of product literature for cooking products. Included but not limited to user instructs, installation instructions, tech sheets, wiring diagrams & product labels.
Understand the concepts of project planning and project management techniques. Proven skills for planning, scheduling and controlling/monitoring.
Define a work plan and divides tasks/responsibilities between projects taking into account priorities, milestones and results to be achieved.
Partner with project teams through the development processes to introduce literature and communications improvements. Provide oversight to ensure accurate and consistent communications.
Provide planning input for design, engineering and development activities. Participate in design review activities.
Understand the stages of a project (Plan, Prepare, Execute and Close
Support engineering projects from concept through production using Client’s product development and C2C processes.
Demonstrate project management skills to drive projects through the design, testing, and implementation phase in a timely manner.
Work with cross-functional team members (Engineering, Graphics Supplier, Procurement, Marketing, Service, etc.
Participate in Technical Design Previews as needed to drive Customer Instruct and Install Correction improvement.
Validate literature content through product testing. Should be technically comfortable with electrical and mechanical terminology.
Drive process improvements and efficiencies. Prepare Engineering Change documentation.
Track Purchase Orders and ensure latest drawing numbers are updated on PO. Critical follow through.
Familiar with First Part Approvals and Bills of Material structure.

Day to Day Duties:
Develop a Use and Care guide, Tech Sheet, Install (other) for a new product. Edit documents (U&C, Installs etc
Field Testing: Validate a U&C by actually using all functions listed in document. Installation Testing: Following an Installation and document edits.
Participate in product safety audits – Product label reviews. Track each document through JR (JohnsonRauhoff) (Supplier
Work with Tech Leaders for document running changes. Familiar with First Part Approvals and Bills of Material (BOM) structure [requirement].
Technically comfortable with electrical and mechanical terminology [requirement]. Work with multiple projects and documents at once. (Quick Read

Four-year degree, preferably in Engineering or Communications related field.
Must be able to gain proficiency in industry regulations and standards (per Schmitt
Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment.
Outstanding people skills - including active listening skills, negotiation skills, presentation skills. Ability to interact confidently and credibly with customers, brand & marketing personnel, project teams, leadership teams, lab personnel, engineering personnel, installers, service technicians.
Self-prioritization of activities in order to make all projects successful. Desire to learn, develop and grow in your career.
Dynamic self-starter providing innovative thinking and demonstrating personal initiative.
Demonstrated strong written communications skills with a focus on detail and consistency.
Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency in Excel.
Strong Cooking product knowledge, including performance expectations, consumer habits and use conditions is a plus.
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills. Written and oral communication.
Computer: Specifically spreadsheet manipulation (i.e. Excel), tracking software (i.e. Project), Adobe and Windchill a plus.
Technical proficiency – Understanding of technical documentation and diagrams.
Computer Experience Required.
Windchill and SAP a plus.

I''d love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley.

If you''re looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we''d like to work with you. We''re driven, people driven. We also offer group health Insurance (employee paid on a pre-tax basis

NOTE: “Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening”