IT Project Manager
Company: Peninsula Truck Lines, Inc.
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: January 8, 2022
IT PROJECT MANAGERInformation Technology - Federal Way, WA &
Remote - Exempt, Full-TimeMission StatementTo provide the highest
quality transportation services in the Northwest by exceeding the
expectations of our customers, employees and community.
Our VisionExcellence in every transaction
Our Principles - Conduct business following the highest ethical
standards - Provide our customers with total satisfaction - Foster
an environment of mutual respect and teamwork among our employees -
Provide a safe and healthy work environment - Regard vendors as
partners in business - Support and contribute to our country and
the communities we serve - Profitability is essential to ensure our
Job SummaryThe IT Project Manager will plan, establish, and manage
information technology (IT) projects and will serve as a liaison
between the business and technical aspects of assigned projects.
This role supports the Company's mission by serving as a strategic
leader implementing new, improved and innovative ways to support
the efficiency, effectiveness, and reliability of business
processes and business systems.
Key Responsibilities - Lead and manage assigned IT projects to
ensure adherence to goals, budget, schedule, and scope of project.
- Set and track project milestones; manage and account for
unforeseen delays, then realign schedules and expectations as
needed. - Establish and implement project communication plans,
providing status updates to affected staff and stakeholders. -
Collect, analyze, and summarize information and trends as needed to
prepare project status reports. - Help project sponsors, team
members and other stakeholders effectively collaborate and make
more informed decisions. - Ensure projects are aligned with overall
business strategies and to ensure project risks are mitigated and
negative impact to project stakeholders are minimized. - Maintain a
strong focus on people and how changes impact them to ensure
business risks are mitigated and the impact to people within the
company is minimized. - Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities - Assign responsibilities, duties and
tasks to IT project staff. - Oversee the day-to-day workflow of the
IT project staff. - Provide feedback on performance. - Establish
and manage project procedures and processes.
Skills & Qualifications
Education: - Bachelor degree in Computer or Information Science
related field required. - At least 5 years' experience leading
cross-functional projects is required. - Project management
certification preferred. - Prior transportation or logistics
experience desired; LTL trucking highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess a high degree of
integrity and trust. - Excellent analytical ability, natural
curiosity and problem-solving aptitude. - Excellent verbal and
written communication skills. - Thorough understanding of project
management principles, planning and tools. - Thorough understanding
of information technology procedures and practices. - Ability to
manage multiple concurrent projects. - Demonstrated customer
service skills and the ability to interact with personnel at all
levels of the organization. - Ability to motivate groups of people
to complete a project in a timely manner.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment: - Constant sitting at a
desk with repetitive hand movements to operate a computer for long
periods of time. - Ability to bend below waist level to adjust
operating hardware on occasion. - Ability to travel to, and move
about in, field locations. - Ability to occasionally work
non-traditional or extended hours based on business need. - Ability
to read, write, speak and comprehend conversational English.
Employment & BenefitsReports to: Vice President - Information
TechnologyStatus: Full Time, ExemptLocation: Federal Way, WA with
flexibility for occasional remote workCompensation: Competitive
base salary commensurate with experienceBenefits:
Employer-sponsored medical insurance for employee and dependents;
Health Savings Account (HSA); Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA);
401(k); company paid life insurance and long-term disability
insurance; paid time off
Company PurposePeninsula Truck Lines provides high-quality
transportation services with flexibility and friendliness. Our
focus is on making the transportation process simple and
stress-free by listening and building trusted relationships with
our customers, employees and community.
Our company was founded with the promise that every delivery is
handled with care for the customer and care for the customer's
freight. As a people-centric organization, the needs of our
customers and employees are the forefront of our operations.
CulturePeninsula Truck Lines portrays service excellence and
openness, as there is a warmth and friendliness that accompanies
the company's interactions with customers, employees and the
community. We respect each other as friends. We are down-to-earth
and helpful. We are here to exceed the expectations of our
customers, employees and the communities we serve.
Keywords: Peninsula Truck Lines, Inc., Federal Way , IT Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Federal Way, Washington
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