Senior Project Manager (Franklin Park, IL)

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Date: Jul 19, 2024

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


We have an immediate need for a Senior Project Manager in our Franklin Park, IL office. The Senior Project Manager leads strategic programs & projects that support execution of our New Product Development & Innovation roadmaps. Supporting full development projects that may include both internal engineering & internal cross-functional teams in addition to co-development activities with third parties. Ensures timely and accurate completion of assigned duties and responsibilities of the team members to meet the Project/Program deliverables and executive leadership expectations. Leads and/or participates in managing project implementation, scope, timelines, budgets, product quality and communicates the project status, risk and issues associated. Ensuring that strategic projects & initiatives business objectives are achieved as defined, within budget, on time and delivering the expected result(s) that were outlined in the business case.



  • Leads cross functional and consultant/contractor team members assigned during the duration of a project to ensure timely & accurate completion of project deliverables. This could potentially include the development of Statements of Work associated with 3rd party vendor/partners and consultants/contractors specific to the deliverables of the Project.
  • Leads activities required to complete project documents: plan(s) & schedule(s), charter/structure, roles/responsibilities, scope, budget(s), project ROI including on-going operating costs and resource requirements.
  • Develops project cost estimates and overall budget for assigned projects. Initiate potential cost control measure to ensure project budgets are met.
  • Communicates project status to team and stakeholders throughout the duration of the assignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted functional teams and stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities related to the project.
  • Obtains appropriate level of approval for all project documentation to ensure appropriate understanding of expectations amongst all stakeholders.
  • Provides leadership, coaching and guidance on a continuous basis to other project team members in the areas of project lifecycle, operating procedures, processes and practices. Ensuring that the Project Management organization is consistent in their project management support.
  • Creates risk management plans to identify, analyze, monitor and respond to risks associated with the project to ensure ability to achieve expected outcomes on time and on budget.
  • Review the operational and engineering aspects of the project to assure compliance with project objectives. This includes participating in design reviews, project risk assessment, design FMEA, process FMEA, and other commercialization activities as required.
  • Responsible for: Revenue or cost responsibility between $1M and $5M per project, Typically lasts approximately one to three years, Involve multiple locations and/or third party partners, Large, cross-functional project teams including Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing, Product Line Management, and others depending on the specific project, Leads 2-4 large development projects plus additional intermediate projects as needed
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.



  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field. 
  • 7+ Years Project management experience.
  • Advanced level experience working with Microsoft Project.
  • Advanced level experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to build team cohesiveness and work cross functionally to achieve results.
  • Ability to promote a shared vision and customer focus.
  • Creates an environment that motivates, inspires and respects others.
  • Demonstrates a high level of competence in interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Extremely high proven competence in organization and planning skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management (PMP, IPMA)
  • Manufacturing Industry experience.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and business acumen, and should have successful new product commercialization experience.
  • Experience as a Project Manager in the areas of manufacturing, hardware development, software development, and electronics, including a technical background.
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams across multiple locations, and aligning the teams focus on achieving the project objective.


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB):

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




For additional company information please visit our website at

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Project Manager, Supply Chain Manager, R&D Engineer, Facilities, Supply Chain, Technology, Operations, Engineering

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