Job Description

Category : IT Project Management

Location/City : MA - Springfield

Our client, a leading food distribution company in Western MA, is in need of a Project Manager to oversee a state-of-the-art large scale warehouse expansion project. The role is on-site at their Springfield, Massachusetts office / warehouse. They are a high performing organization, recognized by the National Business Research Institute (NBRI) Circle of Excellence and a recipient of the 2018 Northeast Employer of Choice Award. A combo of dedication to performance recognition, organizational communication, training opportunities, sharing knowledge and employee engagement has led to high levels of employee satisfaction. This is a contract role through December of 2020. The hourly pay rate is between $60-70/hr. DOE.

The main tasks for a person in the role will be:

  • Meeting with users to write up requirements for system changes
  • Ensure all areas of the project are moving forward, including:
    • Working with the warehouse vendor and internal stakeholders to solve open questions
    • Working with the development team to make sure they are on track and have what they need for coding requirements
    • Working with the networking/hardware/warehouse team on hardware selection
  • Weekly status update published to stakeholders
  • Working with business stakeholders to develop testing plans
  • Overseeing go-live of the project in 2020
  • Experience in warehouse related projects is a huge plus
  • The project is being managed in an "agile-like" environment so experience with Agile/Scrum and other similar methodologies is beneficial

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