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Panasonic Project Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead large, complex projects with significant scope and business impact

  • Collaborate with other project managers to deliver projects and programs that support annual financial plans / objectives of the business, primarily focused on customer, market, and technology innovation

  • Develop ideas for process improvement for branch operations and determine an effective strategy with projects that directly improve operational excellence

  • Champion organizational adherence to best practices and approved process for project governance

  • Support agile process innovation development and implementation

  • Own, maintain, and drive improved project performance metrics to ensure delivery of key business objectives

  • Capture lessons learned and prioritize improvement of existing standards, processes, documentation, tools, and metrics for project, program, and portfolio management, tracking, and governance

  • Build collaborative relationships across the organization to effectively and efficiently accomplish the objectives of the role, e.g., engineering, manufacturing, sales, IT, finance, marketing / product management, etc.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Engineering/Finance/Business/IT preferred)

  • PMI-PMP certification preferred

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing projects and/or process improvements (operations-related)

  • Experience applying PMI best practices

  • Experience working in a functional area; Operations, Field Service, Project Management, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain and/or Finance

  • Continuous improvement and operational excellence

  • Very strong level Microsoft Office skills (including MS Teams)

  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments while being flexible and able to handle changing scenarios; someone who sees ‘ambiguity’ as an opportunity rather than a hurdle

  • High degree of personal accountability, critical thinking, communication, team leadership, and analytical skills

  • Possess a combination of characteristics, including decisiveness, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, strategic thinking and strong detail- and results-orientation

  • Demonstrates effective consulting, negotiating, and persuasive skills to diverse audiences

  • Constructive confrontation and issue resolution capability

Preferred Skills:

  • Global Project Management experience

  • Refrigeration or HVAC experience

  • IT project collaboration experience

  • Executive-level presentation skills


  • Benefits effective first day

  • Paid vacation and 12 paid holidays

  • Excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage

  • Matching 401K

  • Tuition reimbursement (industry related)

Hussmann International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer