Project Manager 2

Job Summary

Extol is an innovative manufacturing technology company striving to improve plastic products through engineering, plastic assembly technology, custom automation, and 3D printing.

Join our vibrant and energetic team and use your skills to solve customer challenges while getting opportunities to give back to the community. Work-life balance and employee appreciation are essential, and you’ll have both when you work at Extol. Together, we’ll create great outcomes for our customers, the community, and each other.

Are you an independent leader who is team-focused and enjoys learning? Extol is currently searching for a Project Manager 2. As a Project Manager 2, you will have the opportunity to lead project teams from order receipt to equipment installation at the customer’s facility. You will creatively solve problems, work with customers on various projects from simple to complex, and independently handle day-to-day operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads team and project communication, clarifies customer requirements, effectively establishes and communicates timelines and milestones.
  • Manages project financial performance, tracks and reports quality metrics (On Time/Complete, Variance, Rework, Clean Kickoff), and complete appropriate documentation and product manual for machine.
  • Works with the project team to ensure design concept is consistent with the project scope and satisfies all project requirements.
  • Follow the existing processes that make up the Extol Quality Management System with discipline and be audit ready every day.
  • Assess cross-functional team members on performance and assist with on-time completion of employee performance reviews.
  • Manage root cause and corrective action activity for issues identified in the project team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering and 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management experience with demonstrated ability to conclude complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Proven experience leading and motivating teams to perform.
  • Understanding of project management concepts, practices, tools/techniques, and procedures to complex and unique projects.
  • Experience leading technical projects with cross-functional team members.
  • Ability to stand, bend, and lift/push equipment or material weighing over 50 pounds (occasionally lift/push equipment or material weighing over 100 pounds with assistance provided) with or without accommodations.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills with customer service orientation.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • PMP or CAPM certification from PMI preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience.

Hours Required: Full-Time, 48 Hours/Week (Average) Exempt (Salary)

Regular Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (from time to time, work may require non-typical work hours to accommodate project deadlines and irregular workflow).

Some overnight and extended work travel required.


General manufacturing environment, daily exposure to machinery and potential non-hazardous chemicals and lubricants.

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How To Apply

Interested in joining the Extol Team?

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Extol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.


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