Project Manager

Country/Region:  US
State:  IA
City:  Bettendorf
Category:  Engineering

Vizient® Manufacturing Solutions is a robotic integrator specializing in custom engineered tooling and automated arc welding systems for general and heavy fabrication applications. All of the products are engineered and manufactured in-house for complete control over product quality and project timelines.

In 2016, Vizient was acquired by Lincoln Electric to help grow the automation portfolio.

Req. ID: 23453 


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.


Position Summary: Project Managers work closely with leadership to ensure project scope and direction are communicated effectively to accurately meet customer needs.



  • Coordinate internal and external resources for the execution of projects;
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation;
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress;
  • Manage changes to the scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques;
  • Measure project performance using the appropriate tools and techniques;
  • Report and escalate to management as needed;
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders;
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside vendors; and
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.


Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Project Management, Business Management, Welding Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent preferred;
  • 2+ years’ experience in Project / Program Management;
  • Previous, proven demonstrated excellent team playing abilities with organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communications skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Relevant experience leading custom engineered projects;
  • Technical knowledge of engineered robotic welding systems;
  • Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements;
  • Ability to understand system layouts and/or technical manuals;
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations;
  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures;
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to project team;
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities;
  • Knowledge of the operating practices of fabrication and manufacturing;
  • Ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and
  • Strong working knowledge of Project Management Tools like Smartsheet or Microsoft Project is a plus.

Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) Standards;
  • Microsoft Office Suite;
  • ERP Software (Epicor);
  • Smartsheet Project Management Software;
  • CAD Software (Solidworks, PTC Windchill, PTC Creo); and
  • PMP certification a plus.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, an employee is typically required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; talk and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs. Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Understand the Company’s EH&S Policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as company rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures; and
  • Attend required EH&S training.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Electric Automation, Inc (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  IA
City:  Bettendorf
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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