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Hiring for a ERP Project Manager in Wixom, Michigan

November 10th, 2015

Our client, a leading manufacturer of light building products for residential, commercial and institutional construction and remodeling, is looking for an ERP Project Manager.  The ERP Project Manager’s main responsibility will be to support the implementation and on-time delivery of WMS and ERP systems across all business areas.  This individual is an exceptional communicator who knows how to work with multiple stakeholders and personalities in a manufacturing environment. You will oversee delivery and acceptance of the project scope as defined in the business case using our standard Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) methodology including tasks, deliverables, milestones, and resources by coordinating with internal IT resources, business stakeholders, and external resources as needed.

  • Analyze business/technical requirements and objectives, perform fit/gap analysis and provide recommendations
  • Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to team members and senior management on a regular basis
  • Designing, implementing and improving business processes in an ERP application environment (including ERP/WMS/TMS/LMS systems)
  • Participate in business process redesign and improvement efforts across business functions and operations including: purchasing, warehouse management, accounting, sales, customer service, EDI compliance, pick/pack/ship and all supply chain related functions
  • Clearly understand and communicate requirements and integration points in the context of the statement of work and business case
  • Oversee project delivery process with key stakeholders to help manage scope and prepare change requests, including tasks, deliverables, milestones, resources, and estimated costs
  • Manage all day-to-day administrative activities of a given project from inception to closure
  • Maintain regular communication with both the business and internal teams, and constantly manage expectations
  • Achieve customer satisfaction through successful delivery of defined project scope
  • Work with third-party subcontractors and technology partners as required
  • Act as the central  point of contact throughout the life of the project, beginning during initiation, through project planning, execution of the project, and closure
  • Capture and communicate experiences in formal post-mortem, feeding lessons learned, best practices and resources back into the overall PPM


  • 7-10 years’ experience as a Project Manager, including delivering enterprise-scale applications across multiple plants
  • Broad knowledge in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, cost accounting, warehouse management, customer service and cost accounting
  • Proven track record with executing large-scale ERP/WMS projects with diverse external and internal project teams
  • Experience implementing MS Dynamics GP systems is a MUST
  • Experience with SoloChain WMS, SalesPad, & Blue Moon Operations Core is a major plus
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to identify issues, solve them quickly and well, and know when to rely on internal resources to assist
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Professional demeanor, ability to interact with and lead diverse teams
  • Superb organizational skills to be able to coordinate complicated projects
  • Exceptional team building and team management skills, with proven experience managing virtual teams
  • Proven ability to understand the impact of technical changes, and to articulate high level technical solutions to address business problems
  • Solid understanding of custom software development processes and engagement methodologies
  • Solid understanding of and experience with one or more of the following: Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, SharePoint, Office 365, Workfront PPM, Project Management
  • Ability to manage in an environment of ambiguity with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external resources
  • Willingness to travel to multiple manufacturing plants

Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or MBA preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred

Please send resume to  david.derby@parallelhr.com

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