Operations Project Manager

Job Locations US-CO-Englewood


This position is ideal for a commercially minded, self-starter, and an organized individual who has a track record of supporting Manufacturing Operations, and interfacing with Sales and Customer Project Management.


The Operations Project Manager (OPM) will coordinate technical projects and the technical-commercial follow-up of those projects within Operations to ensure customer satisfaction. The OPM should be well versed in project management and capturing project specifications, then transferring them to the Operations teams.



  • The main contact between Operations, customer Project Management, Sales and the utilization of Tomra resources.
  • Capture the technical specifications of new projects and upgrades and develop a project plan for Supply Chain, Production, Engineering, Quality and Logistics departments.
  • Organize and run internal project Kick-Off meetings.
  • Work closely with the external/customer based project management team to ensure that the customer’s needs are being captured.
  • Pull together cross-functional expertise to make sorting machines and peripherals on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Define project plan and manage machine rental returns, customer Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Demo machine support.
  • Integrate the processes and systems for North and South American and Asiana projects to be the leader in made-to-order sorting machines.
  • Work with global project engineering teams to help build the best practices, designs, and transfer knowledge internally.
  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to, instructing/training customers on operation and maintenance of equipment.
    * Note: Essential functions may not be limited to the tasks and responsibilities listed within this section.

Candidate Profile

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a technical project management role.
  • As manufacturing capabilities increase to meet market demands, the OPM needs to have the strategy, leadership, and accountability from pre-sales to installation. Only when the client is 100% satisfied with their purchase does the project come to completion.
  • Well versed in project management and capturing customer specifications, then transferring them to the operations team.
  • Experience in project management or field service and customer support.
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to work on problems of diverse scope
  • Assist and support customers in a professional manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, internal and external associates, and management.


  • A Bachelor's degree in electrical, electronic, mechanical, technical, or industrial engineering, project management.
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screening
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with customers in the English language are necessary.
  • Spanish and other languages are a plus!


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