Project Manager

Adecco is currently assisting a large manufacturing client in their search to fill an exciting Project Manager role in Minneapolis, MN!


Position: Project Manager

Job Location: Minneapolis, MN 55420

Job Duration: 4 months

Shift: 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Pay: dependent on candidate experience






This role is supporting supplier quality programs i.e. regional MDI boards, score carding, rationalization and specific support for aftermarket procurement programs and productivity. Will suit someone with project management experience and procurement experience, have business acumen and have some exposure to deployment of standard work (management for daily improvement, supplier quality or related quality processes).


Major Job Duties:

Manage and drive procurement projects to support source changing of critical components, driving productivity and quality improvements within our supply base.


Business Group: Transport Solutions (NA)


Typical Day:

Interact with Engineering, Quality, and PM teams

Interact with suppliers and select suppliers to handle projects

Applying strategic approach to supplier selection


What makes this role interesting:

Results driven role

Working with New Products

Strong team environment

Large projects with a Global Impact


Experience Gained:

Developing and executing strategy, Problem-solving, Product improvement


Interview Process:

Phone screen and then Face-to face with hiring manager. Star method interviews.





  • 2 – 7 years’ experience managing projects and working in a procurement related role
  • Procurement background required – not just buying experience
  • Project Managing experience – delivering and managing something on their own, ability to drive strategy
  • Supplier interaction experience – knows how to spot a good supplier vs a bad supplier
  • Knowledge of project metrics including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
  • Material experience is good to have
  • Degree required for position – Business, Engineering okay
  • Microsoft Office – MS Project
  • Oracle would be a plus, ERP system experience



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