Sr. Engineering Project Manager

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

The Engineering Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of complex projects that may contain or consist of complex PLC controls software, complex WMS and WCS software, high-speed carton, and package conveyance and sort subsystem Material Handling projects which have a beginning, an end and specified deliverables. The qualified candidate has an Engineering background within a Distribution Network and will be an integral contributor to the UA's Engineering group by leading a cross-functional project team responsible for advancing UA's Distribution Capital Projects. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Plan the project
·        Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
·        Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
·        Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
·        Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
·        Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise     the schedule as required
·        Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
Staff the project
·        In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities
·        Manage project staff and/or volunteers according to the established policies and practices of the organization
·        Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential
·        Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
·        Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate
Implement the project
·        Execute the project according to the project plan
·        Develop forms and records to document project activities
·        Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
·        Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
·        Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
·        Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
Control the project
·        Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
·        Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
·        Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
·        Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
·        Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in funding agreements
·        Lead Project Meetings with developed agendas, Maintain group focus, and alignment
Evaluate the project
·    Work with the Project Engineer(s) to review installation of the system and to deliver in line with the functional Specs
·    Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
·    Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
·    Develop tools for Management to have transparency to Project Risks, Critical Paths, and Resource allocation

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Demonstrated excellence in developing program-level roadmaps and transparent reporting to executive stakeholders.
  • Acute attention to detail and exemplary communication & organization skills.
  • Flexibility to help teams execute without perfect process or overbearing checklists.

Education And / Or Experience

  • Proficient in AutoCAD with demonstrated ability produce drawings/designs suitable for fabrication.
  • Experience with design and implementation of Safety Related Parts of Control Systems and general machine guarding principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop detailed technical documentation.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a distribution, manufacturing, production or facilities environment.
  • Controls Engineering background preferred.
  • PLC programming experience and knowledge preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None; this position has no direct reports.


At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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