Project Manager – Robotics

New Berlin, WI, USA


$90k - $120k

Job Number: 5958

Project Manager – Robotics

Here’s the “Nuts & Bolts” About This Role

The Project Manager is responsible for leading multi-functional teams to deliver automation and robotics project(s). The individual in this role manages resources, schedules, and financials, as well as adheres to internal project management standards throughout the project life cycle. These job duties also include management of actions, issues, risks, and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.

The Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis, including aspects of purchasing and production as required per the project demands. There are supervisory responsibilities, the Project Manager is the primary point person in the interaction with the customer and collaboration with third party vendors when necessary.

Common & Routine Tasks

  • Leads teams and resources to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery per client expectations.
  • Develops Project Launch materials with the engineering and management teams.
  • Manages and reports on project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, and risks, while mitigating/resolving issues.
  • Maintains critical project documents including the Action Register and procurement/accounting documents.
  • Communicates with the customer and facilitates the project workflow in an efficient manner.
  • Identifies and manages scope deviations, costs, and change order protocols.
  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews status of deliverables from staff engineers.
  • Assists with sales calls, project proposals and quotes.
  • Reports on project status to company leadership, including the monitoring of deadlines, cost, and quality.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures and administering contracts.
  • Sources and works with third party contractors to aid in installation deadlines, timelines, and additional capacities.
  • Develops standard operating procedures with management team.
  • Confirms project performance by aiding in the design, testing, and installation of projects.
  • Oversees and maintains safe working environment by enforcing safety procedures, rules and regulations.
  • 10%-15% travel within a 400-mile radius

Qualified? Check these to see if you are:

  • BA/BS degree in related field from an accredited university; or an associate degree in a related technical field from an accredited college PLUS three years project management experience.
  • Three years’ experience in technical project management.
  • High level of technical proficiency and ability to quickly learn new software packages.
  • Familiarity with automation equipment.


  • Proficient in CAD Tools.
  • Experience in custom automation/machine building.
  • Experience with robotic systems.
  • Familiarity with Industry Standards UL and CE.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) license.
  • Knowledge of ERP and Project Management software

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