Manufacturing Project Manager-Cary - Trilliant

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Manufacturing Project Manager

Location Cary (Raleigh-Durham, NC)

Position Type Full Time/Regular

Trilliant® empowers the energy industry with the only purpose-built communications platform that enables utilities and cities to securely and reliably deploy any application – on one powerful network. With the most field-proven, globally compliant solution in the market, Trilliant empowers you by connecting the world of things™. We empower our employees to deliver on our commitment to our customers by encouraging passion, accountability, confidence, and energy for excellence. We invest in our people and provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career, and our business.

Trilliant is currently hiring a manufacturing project manager to join the Supply Chain & Manufacturing team. This position requires the collaboration among cross-functional teams within Trilliant as well as with vendors, customers and strategic business partners.  The Manufacturing project manager will provide cross-functional leadership and collaboration with project teams to determine project goals, objectives and critical milestones.

Essential Functions
  • Work closely with project team members, including business, engineering and other cross functional teams to effectively and efficiently execute the project plan and achieve the overall business objectives
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Update all levels of management in regular and ad hoc forums on project status
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before meetings
  • Effectively applies our PLC methodology and enforces project standards
  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on projects
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Provides project accounting reports as required
  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Manages project budget
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization
  • Uses Project management software to manage all projects
  • Drive continual process improvement
Position Requirements

Financial/Project Management

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic high-tech environment
  • Experience with global projects rolled out in multiple phases, involving different time zones, cultures and multiple regulatory agencies
  • Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly
  • Understands our pricing model and billing procedures
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization
  • Assures project legal documents are completed and signed

Business Development

  • Identifies business development and “add-on” sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project/s
  • Demonstrate business acumen to not only project manage key initiatives but also though leadership to help identify and implement the best solution


  • Effectively conveys message in both written and verbal discussion
  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively
  • Holds regular status meetings with project team
  • Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations
  • Resolves and /or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of our capabilities
Education  & Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • 10 years of experience as a project or program manager
  • Strong experience of supply chain management, including expediting, lead-time reduction, inventory management and international shipping
  • PMP, Six Sigma certification highly desired
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or equivalent, Sharepoint or other collaborative tools
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems, such as SAP
Personal Attributes


  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor
  • Inspires coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
  • Manages the process of innovative change effectively
  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices
  • Hold yourself accountable and influence others to be as well
  • Ability to work independently, but also thrive in a team environment


  • Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner
  • Mitigates team conflict and communication problems

To apply for this position, please send your resume to  Please include the title of the position in the subject line.