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Project Manager/Managing Consultant (3)

PLM Posting #:HR-1338

Type: Full Time Position       
Location: Open

Aras PLM

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Aras Corporation is the fastest growing developer of enterprise PLM software solutions.  Led by industry veterans and backed by leading investors, Aras has built its reputation by consistently delivering innovative products that align with customers’ strategic business initiatives.     

You’ve heard the recent excitement surrounding PLM, both in the Cloud and on-site.  Aras Innovator is an advanced Web-based SOA Framework with HTML5 and Mobile app front end-ends, delivered either as a Cloud-PLM solution, or on-site as commercial enterprise open source. Our flexibility both in platform and delivery models is providing Aras with a highly disruptive position in the marketplace. 

Project Manager / Managing Consultant

We are looking for experienced Project Managers / Managing Consultants who will play a key role in successful customer deployments of innovator solutions.  Demonstration of leadership, cross-functional management, organization skills, and the ability to negotiate with key business stakeholders are essential in ensuring success.  Core responsibilities include:

  • Lead cross-functional implementation team in all aspects of solution deployment

  • Perform the overall day-to-day Project Management to ensure that deliverables are achieved within time/cost/quality constraints      

  • Driving the planning and execution for all project activity in accordance of customer milestones

  • Identify project risks and apply corrective action to ensure issue resolution

  • Prepare project status reports and keep Team, Management, Clients and others informed of project status and related issues and escalations.

  • Lead meetings with Project team and Client Personnel (including client executives) on business or technical level discussions.  Ability to drive towards consensus within the group.

  • Supervise and manage project teams that may be located either are onsite or offshore

  • Manage project budget and quality of work completed



  • Professionally interact and communicate with customers, partners, and internal team members

  • Clearly demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Have a thorough understanding of large scale enterprise application deployment methodologies with experience leading teams in an Agile / Scrum environment

  • Strong planning, problem solving, and decision making skills

  • Highly organized and self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities

  • Ability to create work breakdown structures, assist in estimation, validate estimate confidence, and develop a schedule 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization (Development, Sales, Marketing, Operations, and within the Professional Services Group) in a fast paced environment

  • Must have exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Identifies active project risks, monitors for risk triggers, and executes contingency plans. 

  • Strong rapport and relationship building skills with both internal individuals and external customers. Must be an effective communicator in difficult customer situations

  • Excellent written communication skills to create Statements of Work, specifications, project plans, and other project documentation.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Computer Science / IT, or Engineering (or equivalent experience)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing PLM deployments with teams of 3 or more members

  • Experience managing large Commercial and Enterprise clients

  • Understanding of project financials including invoicing and billing

  • Demonstrated experience with Agile project management tools such as Jira, VS Team Services, etc.

  • Experience in any of the following verticals: Automotive, Consumer Products, High Tech Electronics, Aerospace, & Shipbuilding

  • Industry knowledge of any of the following: Engineering Change processes, Phase Gate Project Management, Quality systems processes, DFMEA, PFMEA, CAPA,  Manufacturing Process Planning, CMII change management

  • Must be able to travel 50%, primarily regional with frequent 3 to 4-day North America trips as required

  • PMP certification is preferred

  • This position requires US citizenship

If you desire a challenge and would like to explore opportunities at Aras, submit your resume and a cover letter for consideration.

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Aras is an equal opportunity employer.