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Project Manager - Non-Traditional Requests (NTR)

REQ: REQ-133700 Engineering

Hussmann Corporation
  • Suwanee, GA, United States
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Act as project manager of highly customized products, coordinating actions between design and application engineering, purchasing, production, test, and quality assurance.  You will be a liaison between manufacturing and engineering for design and assembly interpretation during production. Review NTR jobs with focus on manufacturability of the products. Request changes in order to make the design manufacturing friendly, cost effective and safe for employees and customers.  Identify and implement best practices for continuous improvement.  Provide and maintain planning and scheduling reports for all projects.

  • Lead design reviews of Non-Traditional Requests (NTR) prior to start and during production.
  • Design reviews include structural, sheet metal, mechanical, and electrical designs.
  • Generate meeting minutes, action items lists and drive execution of open tasks of cross-functional members.
  • Maintain updated records for each job reviewed.
  • Responsible to accurately validate with the manufacturing engineering team the labor requirements and earned hours for NTR orders during quoting process.
  • Drive improvement for projects associated to the NTR team, the operation of the NTR team as it relates to manufacturing and pre-manufacturing launch activities, and necessary production modifications.
  • Continuously evaluate the manufacturing capabilities and request new tools, devices and fixtures that will enable product quality, meet design requirements and lower labor costs.
  • Drive manufacturing activities for NTR projects related to the introduction of new technologies like compressors, controls, VFDs, CO2, etc, in order to ensure that the components are correctly installed, programmed and tested prior to shipment.
  • Coordinate efforts with NTR and manufacturing teams in order to ensure that the assembly matches customer expectations (as built matches design intent).
  • Continuously assess the skill level of the production employees dedicated to work on NTR jobs and provide training (internal or externally developed trainings) whenever required in order to ensure that the products are built per the design specifications.
  • Ensure special shipping requirements are identified and properly planned for.
  • Provide feedback and solution opportunities based on historic field issues during the review of final product VOC audits.
  • Build customer service relationships with key internal and external customers to increase market intimacy and knowledge to identify and respond to customer satisfaction issues.
  • Resolve advanced external customer issues. Lead efforts to improve financial impact of systems business as it relates to quotes and orders.
  • Drive additional process improvements throughout the organization as necessary. Review and analyze specifications.
  • Explain concepts to direct reports, manufacturers and production personnel.


  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required
  • 7 + years of applicable experience in an engineering and manufacturing environment
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, MS Project)
  • Extensive refrigeration engineering knowledge and management experience required
  • Clearly demonstrated ability to lead, facilitate, organize, and motivate multiple people toward an identified goal. 
  • In addition, a demonstrated ability to identify and champion projects through to completion. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and persuasion skills, both verbal and written, experience with team processes and facilitation.
  • Demonstrated customer service and problem-solving skills Strong time management skills and ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment


REQ: REQ-133700 Engineering

  • Suwanee, GA, United States
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