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IT Project Manager

Johnstone Supply LLC

Johnstone Supply, North Americas leading wholesale distributor of HVACR equipment, parts, and supplies has a great opportunity for an IT Project Manager to join our team. Over the last seven decades Johnstone has grown into the industry leader with over 450 distributor branches and 6 distribution centers throughout North America resulting in over $4 billion in annual sales. 

We work with some of the largest companies in the world, including Daikin/Goodman, Honeywell, Emerson, Johnson Controls, Google and Fujitsu, to provide contractors with world class products, technical expertise and quality service.

Position & Process Information:

  • Remote: but will travel to the Portland office as needed 1-2 times a year and agreed upon in advance. (Travel paid for by company)
  • Employee must be based in Portland, Oregon or Dallas, Texas.
  • Pacific Time Zone Hours: meetings are primarily conducted from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Pacific
  • 4 steps: Recruiter (30 minutes), Hiring Manager (1-hour), Team-members (1-hour), CIO (15 minutes)
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401(k) with company match, and PTO after 90 days

Our IT Project Manager will be responsible for managing projects within the IT department including:

  • Discovery-related projects including those that involve facilitating stakeholders through software selection and/or solution concept development including the evaluation and selection of purchased software solutions
  • Software application or software development projects, Examples might include: E-Commerce, finance systems, ERP, Supply Chain & Logistics, system Integration, Web applications, and data warehousing

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and directs multiple projects to meet business requirements by: facilitating requirements processes, defining project scope and goals; developing project plans, timelines, resource requirements, risk mitigation plans, and budgets; coordinating project activities, and stakeholder communications; and monitoring project status in order to escalate when needed.
  • Coordinates project activities and tasks across internal and external resources, including outsourced third parties, to ensure delivery of project objectives on time and within budget.
  • Manages the project budget in terms of human and capital/operating resources needed to successfully complete.
  • Utilizes Johnstone’s Agile Work teams approach to managing and monitoring project progress, with internally supported tools (e.g., Jira Software, Service Desk, Confluence).
  • Manages project risks/escalation, issues/problems, and activity progress to ensure project goals (e.g., deadline, scope and quality) are achieved. Assists with problem resolution or risk mitigation as needed.
  • Ensures stakeholders (Distributors, Suppliers, internal staff, etc.) are provided with the most current, up-to-date information on project status and issues that affect them.
  • Provides regular reporting processes to monitor project results and provide status updates to IT Portfolio Management and the E-PMO.
  • Leads retrospective (lessons learned) activities post project completion, for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Assists in the improvement of business processes by demonstrating Johnstone’s Lean Program approach to identify improvement areas, defining and managing process improvement projects.
  • Ensures department processes are documented, communicated and consistently adhered to.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by supervisor.

Our commitment to continuous improvement & investment in our people is only matched by our commitment to superior customer experience. If you are ready to take the next step in your career, apply now.

Visit our website https://www.johnstonesupply.com/our-history for more information about our growing company.

EOE & E-Verify Participating Employer.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; 7+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • This position requires an active or current certification in either Agile or PMI (PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP)
  • Previous experience managing large software development or software implementations, particularly larger net new software implementations
  • Previous experience managing at least one software discovery or software selection project
  • Experience and interpersonal savvy when interacting with third party partners and customers
  • Ability to apply project management skills: establishing objectives, timelines, and deadlines; action planning to meet deadlines; evaluating project status compared to objectives
  • Ability to apply problem-solving skills: listening to, interpreting, and meeting the needs of others; diagnosing and rectifying problems.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge & experience with back-office systems or eCommerce with 3rd party vendors
  • Experience managing “distributed” model types of implementations. (Our distribution centers are located across the US and we have distributed stores as well)

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience moving apps from on-premise to cloud and API Integration Projects


Posted: 2022-11-11 Expires: 2022-12-26

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