Project Specialist
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

Job Description

Are you ready to join a company with over 100 years of experience in innovation? Kollmorgen, located in Radford, VA is currently hiring for a Project Specialist to join the team. 

If you want a large, stable, multi-national company with local support, Kollmorgen is your partner: We have thousands of associates in 20 offices worldwide and are backed by Altra Corporation, which is a multinational leading supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. 

If you think of yourself as an innovator, Kollmorgen is the right opportunity for you!

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for supporting the VP HR and VP Marketing in both administrative needs as well as leading through special projects for both human resources and marketing functions.  Some examples of projects would include managing the monthly key performance indicators (KPIs) for each function, managing the monthly internal communication newsletter, assist with scheduling recruiting onsite interviews, and assisting with scheduling engagement meetings. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Key management tasks across both HR and Marketing functions:
    • Lead the management of key performance indicators (KPIs) across both marketing and HR functions.
    • Capture actions and drive follow up on action lists coming from monthly meetings
    • Participate in developing standard work and implementing policies and processes as applicable.
    • Partner with leadership to facilitate meaningful change and improved organizational effectiveness.
    • Interface with high-level internal and external contacts on a global level.
    • Act as contact when staff is unreachable.
    • Manage promotions and/or recognition items.
  • Key HR responsibilities:
    • Manage monthly internal communications newsletter by consolidating articles from around the world.
    • Assist with scheduling recruiting onsite interviews.
    • Develop recruiting promotional material to support career fairs.
    • Manage and update the Kollmorgen policy library to ensure the latest policies are available for all employees.
    • Partner with the broader HR team to support positive employee relations efforts.
  • Key Marketing responsibilities:
    • Conduct research to support the marketing function in monitoring performance of key competitors.
    • Project management on items such as Investor Conferences and other corporate requests
    • Creative content reviews for product promotions, trade shows, etc.
    • Partner with the broader Marketing team to support key marketing initiatives
  • Key general administrative responsibilities:
    • Arrange both domestic and international travel schedules.
    • Manage monthly expense reports for the leaders supported.
    • Prepare spreadsheets, documentation, presentations and reports utilizing MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Coordinate and support internal meetings and conferences including room reservations, ordering refreshments, taking minutes and sending out follow up action items.
    • Willingness to learn additional software packages as required.
  • Along with those identified above, other duties may be assigned

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Two or more years of experience managing projects or related experience.
  • Prior business management experience is a plus.

 Other experience

  • Exceptional customer service and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work effectively across multiple countries.
  • The ability to respond to changing situations and be able to reprioritize work as necessary. 
  • May occasionally require flexibility in working hours.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to problem solve.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills required as this position includes interaction with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • Advanced knowledge of office procedures and general office equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal partners and external contacts.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to exercise judgment within general defined practices and policies in deciding problems and solutions.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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