Matrix designs, manufactures, and sells innovative technological products that help keep people safe. Originally focused on the underground coal mining industry, Matrix has expanded into new industrial markets in the United States and globally.

We are currently seeking a reliable Project Manager who will manage key internal development projects. This position works in a team environment at our home office in Newburgh, IN. This is not a remote position.

You should have a background in technology, business, and management or budgeting, and possess strong analytical and team-building skills. We expect you to be able to get the best out of the people and projects that they oversee.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

  • Organize and coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

  • Oversee the timely delivery of all projects, ensuring they remain within scope and budget

  • Prepare and review comprehensive project documentation

  • Allocate resources and ensure their availability

  • Prepare a detailed project plan to track progress

  • Monitor project performance with the help of appropriate systems, tools, and techniques

  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs with the help of appropriate verification techniques

  • Prepare reports and present them to senior management as needed

  • Maintain relations with the client and all stakeholders

  • Analyze and manage risks in order to minimize negative effect on a project

  • Build and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree in a software development, engineering, or project management discipline

  • 5+ years experience working in a Project Administrator/Project Manager position in the engineering or information technology sectors

  • Significant experience in software development and web technologies

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

  • Outstanding organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

  • Good practical experience with Microsoft Office

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Complete educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science, engineering, or technical project management

  • Additional certifications such as PMP will be a bonus


Working Conditions

  • The majority of the work will take place in a typical office setting (cubicle, desk, chair, computer, etc.) or in a lab/testing/development area (lab benches, test equipment, etc.)
  • Occasional travel to vendor or partner facilities may be required (such as a contract manufacturing or engineering facility) but are rarely any different from the office conditions
  • Occasional travel to end-use locations, in an underground mining environment, supporting initial product installations and testing or troubleshooting abnormal or unusual issues observed in the field
  • Matrix employees are furnished with and required to wear safety gear such as hard hats, steel toe shoes, reflective clothing, earplugs, and safety glasses when working in those locations requiring such protective gear


Physical Requirements

The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, or crouch. The employee may need to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.