Minco Products Inc.

Project Manager

Job Locations US-MN-Fridley


Project Managers at Minco work closely with Engineering, Quality, Operations, Product Marketing Management, and Sales, every day, to ensure successful planning, preparation, delivery, implementation and execution of complex, cross-functional, paid-customer project engagements.


  • Accurately develops and implements comprehensive customer-paid project plans for Minco, including, but not limited to:  scope of paid-customer project engagement, assess and recommend people and production resource requirements, develop customer project schedules and delivery timelines, assess and develop critical path, assess Sales and Engineering statements of work, and challenge Engineering budgets for each assigned customer-paid project.
  • Leads Minco team members for each assigned customer-paid project.
  • Assigns tasks to individuals and manages each individual’s successful and timely completion of task assignments.
  • Manages project schedules and Customer-On-Time delivery timelines.
  • Manages cost reporting and resolution management to ensure Minco’s intended profit margins are met or exceeded.
  • Timely and comprehensively identifies customer-paid project risks, develops solutions to eliminate or mitigate, gains Minco concurrence, and implements solutions.
  • Involved with New Product Introduction and Continuous Improvement processes identified by Minco management, as well as identifying and creating new and better solutions for Minco.
  • Identifies solutions and successfully implements customer-paid projects with and through fellow Minco-employee project team members.
  • Identifies, assesses, evaluates and creates solutions for customer-paid project resources, constraints, communications, challenges, and/or customer-paid project scope changes or deviations from original customer-paid project engagement, budget and/or delivery schedule.
  • Proactively communicates clear, concise, timely, and comprehensively to fellow Minco-employee customer-paid project team members.
  • Performs other duties as identified.




  • A Minimum of five (5) years leading cross-functional customer-paid project engagements with a manufacturing company.




  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Project Management, Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Engineering, and/or Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).




  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Critical-thinking skills a plus.
  • Motivated, takes direction well, as well as taking the initiative and being self-directed.
  • Effective and successful at directing and guiding customer-paid project engagements to meet or exceed company commitments.
  • A successful and demonstratable skill set to multi-task; successfully implement many and varied programs and projects continually.
  • Sound business acumen for many and varied business opportunities and challenges.
  • Develop and deliver well-reasoned recommendations and sound decisions timely.
  • Effectively and successfully build relationships with fellow employees and management.
  • Successful experience timely responding to and resolving questions, concerns, and challenges.
  • Exceptional project management, organizational, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency with project management tools (MS Project, SharePoint, MS Office,…)
  • Familiar with all Microsoft applications and ability to learn more.
  • Familiar with database software and ERP systems, a plus.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools, a plus.
  • Familiar with AS9100 and ISO9001 requirements, a plus.
  • Familiar with quality and product development requirements of Medical, Aerospace, and Defense industries, a plus.




  • Thrives working in a fast-paced, dynamic, active and high-volume work environment.
  • Experience working with globally.
  • Domestic and/or International Travel might be twenty percent or more, as needed.


This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


Why Minco?


At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply!  Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 


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