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Project Manager (Level DOE)

Doosan Bobcat North America
Bismarck, ND
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Bobcat Company is a leader in the global compact equipment industry.  The Project Manager position plays a key role in developing new products that will lead Bobcat into the future and help maintain and strengthen a leadership position in a global market.


Project Managers are tasked with managing projects as part of the overall project portfolio.  Projects will range from introducing new features or business models to developing an entirely new platform of products.  This position is expected to lead project teams and work directly with functional leads to execute daily project work.  


Project Managers are expected to be key contributors within the Program Management group, executing projects at a high level while keeping project teams aligned to the global Bobcat NPD process.


The Project Manager role is a developmental position, offering the chance to build upon existing project management skills while learning from other leaders within the Program Management group.


This position is open to a location of Bismarck or West Fargo, ND.

Role & Responsibility

Project Managers may lead multiple project teams.  These individuals will be required to utilize project management principles consistent with industry best practices while staying consistent with Bobcat processes.  Project scope definition, resource management, schedule development, and risk management should all be executed in a way that stays consistent with our processes and executes project work at a high level.  Project execution is a strong focus area for this role. 

This position is responsible for reporting at the project level.  Reports should be aimed at all areas of the organization from the executive level to the team level.  Understanding how to communicate clearly and concisely to a broad audience is required for this position.

Expect 10-20% travel depending on individual project requirements. Travel includes international travel to global offices overseas but is often focused on daily travel to manufacturing locations within North Dakota.  Project Managers are expected to work globally, which requires coordination with project teams.   

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, or a related field is required.
  • 1 - 5 years of project-related experience is required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred but not required.  Individuals will be expected to pursue this certification once hired.
  • Applicants must be proficient in the Microsoft Suite of applications including MS Project or a comparable project scheduling tool.
  • Experience in both traditional waterfall processes as well as Agile methods is preferred. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently without sacrificing quality or delivery of work.
  • Applicants should have a strong understanding of financial principles and how they would apply to a development project.
  • Applicants must be able to manage a comprehensive project plan considering Critical Path methodology while understanding cause and effect throughout the schedule.
  • Applicants must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate project teams along with the ability to hold teams accountable to project objectives and commitments made throughout the NPD process.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Team player; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Travel Requirement: 10% - 24%.


Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck


Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years?

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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