Project Manager, IT at Gray Solutions

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Lexington, Kentucky





Job Description:

At Gray Solutions our mission is to be Trusted advisors delivering outcome based solutions through deep collaboration and lasting partnerships, while providing fulfilling team member experiences.

Formed in 2018, Gray Solutions, a Gray company, is a leader in automation and process integration for customers in the Food & Beverage market. Our creative approach to optimizing complex integrated processes allows us to deliver fast, transformative results for projects of all sizes.

Gray is a fully integrated service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, and construction services. As a family and employee owned company, we focus on the manufacturing, food & beverage, automotive, distribution, mission critical, and commercial markets for domestic and international customers. The Gray family of brands provides specialized capabilities across key markets and customers. Together, we deliver highly customized solutions that meet customers’ most sophisticated needs.

Job Requirements


  • The new team member is required to have a bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or minimum of 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in network development work with a project-based focus, including requirements definition, solution design, testing, documentation, training, deployment, operations, support, maintenance, and end to end implementation. OR

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with automation, material handling and process engineering project management, including requirements definition, solution design, development, documentation, commissioning and startup, training, maintenance, and end to end implementation.

  • Applicable candidates should have experience in standard project management practices, including project scope, budget, goals, technical and functional requirements. Scope and budget balance with customer needs and expectations from design through commissioning and long-term support.

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

  • Must possess advanced computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, email applications, knowledge of various operating systems and network administration. Will be required to utilize software to develop visual presentations to relay complex information to customers.

  • The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.

  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions

  • Design and implement network/compute architecture that follows customer specifications and industry best practices.

  • Develop implementation plans that require minimal downtime and impact to customer manufacturing environments.

  • Ensures project data and documentation is regularly updated in PM tools and kept current to ensure accurate communication of project status. Ensures project status is concise and uses business terminology.

  • Develop project schedules, track schedule progress and deliverables to ensure projects are delivered on schedule.

  • Assists in design and engineering efforts; monitors and reports on financial status of the project(s).

  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.

  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

  • Visits job site(s) as needed to review progress and quality of work, with possible required relocation to the jobsite for commissioning activities.

  • Responsible for delivering projects within committed timelines, on budget, and with approved scope.

  • Submit verbal and written reports on project status to management.

  • The position will include customer interaction at a functional and technical level, candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical solutions and issues.

  • Work with other team members, partners or customers as needed to oversee or share design and development responsibilities to deliver successful projects.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit,

use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear. They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop,

kneel, or crouch.

  • Frequently in a normal office environment where noise level is moderate, and temperature/humidity is controlled.

EEO Disclaimer

  • Our Company will be proactive in employing and advancing qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.

Job Description Updated: March, 2021