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Associate Project Manager
Waukegan, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on March 26, 2023
Job Id #62311 Posted March 13, 2023


  • Manage existing project schedules and manage tight budgets.
  • Track weekly tasks of individual contributors to completion.
  • Gather and report weekly status. 
  • Work with and motivate cross-functional team members (including manufacturing engineering, quality, regulatory, supply chain, production, finance, and IT) to successful project completion through excellent interpersonal and influence skills.
  • Creatively solve project issues and proactively mitigate risks.
  • The ideal candidate will be a keen, hands-on problem solver and strong, adaptable team member with a passion to drive results.
  • Influence exerted at peer level.
  • Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.
  • Maintains project plans, schedules, and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project.
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.
  • Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.
  • Identifies and escalates project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.

Education Level:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent work experience – 5 years minimum in similar role


  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with global, cross-functional team members from operators to lead roles.
  • Organized
  • Experience using Microsoft Project

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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