Apex, North Carolina

Apex Tool Group is an equal opportunityemployer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Project Manager, IT - REMOTE

We are looking to add an IT Project Manager to our team who will be responsible for leading and managing a variety of large IT projects and initiatives. S/he will proactively identify issues, communicate, and solve them in cooperation with all business units and IT resources on a regional and global scale. Initial focus will be on Data Center and Cyber-Security projects.

The IT Project Manager will establish and lead a project management process for major initiatives within the IT functional area. In addition, s/he will lead and execute projects directly, and will act as a liaison between IT functions, business units, and regions to ensure the success of the projects.

S/he will report to the Sr. Manager, IT Business Engagement and will work closely with members at all levels within the IT team, as well as various functions, regions and 3rd party partners as needed.

Key Responsibilities

• Establish standardized cadences to drive progress on major projects including elements such as project review meetings, project updates, leadership communications, etc.

• Track current project progress against key milestones and deliverables, assigning action items to project participants and/or carrying them out to ensure completion

• Manages assigned IT projects to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and project scope.

• Manages and accounts for unforeseen delays, then realigns schedules and expectations as needed.

• Identify new project opportunities and facilitate the prioritization and allocation of resources to various ongoing projects as appropriate

• Promote and drive cross-functional engagement and management of IT projects that span multiple functions and business units to ensure consensus on direction

• Establishes and implements project communication plans, providing status updates to affected staff and stakeholders.

• Report out to senior leadership on the status of projects, including positive and negative aspects

• Develop and submit Capital Expenditure Requests as needed to support on-going projects.

• Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience

• 2+ years' experience in direct and indirect leadership positions

• Thorough understanding of project management principles and planning

• PMP Certification a plus

• Basic working knowledge of ERP system; SAP preferred

• Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects, priorities, and tasks

• Demonstrated ability to utilize quantitative and analytical skills to assess business situations

• Demonstrated ability to use problem-solving techniques (i.e., 5 Why) to solve problems

• Proven ability to work with, and communicate to, all levels within the IT function and business

• Change management experience, including the ability to create buy-in with key stakeholders, upper management and other functions

AtApex Tool Group(www.apextoolgroup.com),we build innovation. Each day, our associates strive to find new and exciting ways to help our customers solve their most complex challenges. By harnessing our global resources, unprecedented insights and spirit for service, we build more than just tools for the jobsite - we help build the future.

ATG is a global manufacturer of hand and power tools, tool storage and accessories, chain, and electronic soldering solutions with more than $1.2 billion in annual revenues. Our 6,700 associates around the world have built powerhouse brands like GEARWRENCH®, SATA®, Crescent®, Cleco®, Weller® and APEX®. Our brands are trusted by the professional trades and DIY enthusiasts alike. With our roots dating back to the 1800's, our tools have driven technological advancements that drive efficiency, speed and safety for customers in a broad range of commercial and consumer markets.

As part of the ATG team, you will move fast, think globally, learn from your colleagues and grow your career. You'll enjoy competitive benefits, a healthy work/life balance and have opportunities to give back to the communities we serve.

Our six core values - Customers Come First, Integrity in All We Do, Continuous Improvement, Innovation for Growth, Passion to Succeed and Best Talent, One Team - drive our daily decisions. Connect with us on social media to learn more - Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

If your goal is to work where finding a better way never ends and your ideas become reality, join us and say #WeBuildATG!

Apex, North Carolina

 

Apex Tool Group (ATG) is one of the largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools in the world, serving the industrial, vehicle service and assembly, aerospace, electronics, construction and serious DIY markets.

Our portfolio of over 30 innovative brands includes many category leaders, such as SATA®, GearWrench®, Weller®, Wiss®, Lufkin®, Cleco® and Crescent®. ATG also manufactures select, premier private label mechanics tools. Across the board, our tools stand for quality, innovation and value. Known for solving seemingly impossible problems, they are intuitive and simple to use, yet indispensable.

ATG works collaboratively with distributors, retailers and large customers across the globe to make sure end users have the tools they need to solve real-world problems. Our unique category management approach provides customers with end-user data, market research and voice of the customer insight, which helps drive inventory, display and promotion decisions. Plus, our truly global footprint enables us to serve customers’ needs in a way we couldn’t if we were a regional player.

 

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