Sr. Project Manager
We are a leading animatronics company dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences through innovative and lifelike animatronics solutions. Our projects range from theme park attractions to museum exhibits, creating captivating and immersive environments for audiences worldwide. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Project Manager to join our team.
As the Project Manager for our animatronics mechanical engineering company, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the successful execution of animatronics projects from inception to completion. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers, fabricators, and clients, to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. This role requires strong project management skills, technical expertise in mechanical engineering, and a passion for creating captivating animatronics experiences.
Project Planning and Execution:
Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.
Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
Monitor project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies.
Coordinate project tasks, ensuring effective communication and collaboration among team members.
Conduct regular project status meetings and provide updates to stakeholders.
Cross-Functional Team Management:
Lead and motivate a team of engineers, designers, and fabricators to ensure project objectives are met.
Assign tasks, responsibilities, and track individual and team performance.
Foster a collaborative work environment, promoting knowledge sharing and problem-solving.
Possess a strong understanding of animatronics mechanical engineering principles and practices.
Review and provide input on design concepts, ensuring feasibility and adherence to project requirements.
Conduct thorough quality assurance checks to ensure the final product meets specifications.
Client Relationship Management:
Serve as the main point of contact for clients, addressing their inquiries and concerns.
Conduct regular client meetings to provide project updates and manage expectations.
Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, fostering trust and satisfaction.
Identify opportunities for upselling or expanding project scope based on client needs.
Project Documentation and Reporting:
Generate comprehensive project documentation, including schedules, budgets, and progress reports.
Maintain accurate records of project changes, ensuring proper documentation and communication.
Prepare and deliver project presentations to internal and external stakeholders.
Conduct post-project evaluations, capturing lessons learned and identifying areas for improvement.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field (advanced degree preferred).
Proven experience as a Project Manager in the field of animatronics, entertainment, or related industries.
In-depth knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, animatronics design, and manufacturing processes.
Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize, plan, and execute multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and clients.
Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on finding innovative solutions.
Proficiency in project management tools and software.
Flexibility to travel as required for project site visits and client meetings.
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