1+ months

Senior Project Manager

Kadant Black Clawson LLC
Cincinnati, Ohio 45036
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

KADANT BLACK CLAWSON LLC located in Lebanon, Ohio is an established leader in OEM equipment and systems for the international pulp and paper process industries. We are proud of our long history serving the industry and our success in offering technically differentiated solutions. Kadant is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (KAI).

We are currently in need of a Senior Project Manager. This position plans and manages projects from small support efforts to large greenfield installations in the areas of Industrial Automation and Control Systems. The Senior Project Manager ensures on-time and on-budget project delivery, compliance to contracts, and clear communications with all stakeholders, all while advancing KBC’s mission of being a forward-thinking, collaborative, and ethical business.


  • Works closely with the Cogent Project Management Office (PMO) for alignment with project management processes and procedures
  • Defines, monitors, reports, and manages project risks, milestones, deliverables, and billing.
  • Proactively manages and assigns resources to projects for efficient resource utilization.
  • Works together with project teams to develop schedules and manage their strict adherence.
  • Develops and manages control budgets for projects and reports on progress against the plan.
  • Develops and maintains project teams with clear goals, norms, and expectations.
  • Communicates progress and issues to all project stakeholders and proactively works towards resolution.
  • Manages client expectations throughout the project.
  • Manages project procurement through all phases of the project.
  • Develops and manages the project commissioning effort.
  • Conducts project closeout and solicits client satisfaction surveys.
  • Provides leadership and guidance for post project lessons learned.
  • Works in tandem with the business unit to develop client deliverables and addresses technical issues.


Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with a demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and direct multiple projects from the definition phase to project close out.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and other related software.
  • Demonstrates KBC values of personal accountability, discipline, trust, and proactive action.

Education and Experience

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience working in professional services, design engineering, industrial IT, and/or manufacturing. Must have experience in managing industrial projects, including comprehensive knowledge of fundamental project management, risk mitigation, procurement, and managing costs and budgets. An understanding of industrial procurement is required. Experience and expertise in scope development and change management is also required.

Travel Required

Must be able to handle approximately 30-50% travel on average and as necessary to support projects at various phases of execution.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran



  • Manufacturing / Production
Posted: 2021-10-26 Expires: 2021-12-10

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Senior Project Manager

Kadant Black Clawson LLC
Cincinnati, Ohio 45036

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