Job Description

Reference # : 18-01731Title : IT Project Manager III - Baggage Handling Systems
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/05/2018 / 04/30/2019
Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. May require a bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Desired Skills & Experience:
Looking for a IT Project Manager, somewhat technical in the Baggage Handling Systems to support multiple BHS initiatives. A vendor has been brought on to build the BHS system; United needs someone familiar with Infrastructure needs for BHS such as servers, EBS, camera monitoring, peripheral devices such as Automatic Tag Reader (ATR), Bag Dimensioning Devices (BDD), scanner diagnostic software and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software etc.

? Experience managing projects in the airline/airport, parcel/postal or warehouse and distribution industries
? Scheduling, estimating and construction monitoring of baggage systems required
? Familiarity with TSA certification of in-line systems essential
?Overall management of the installation of baggage handling systems, ticket counters, scales, back room equipment & servers
? Understands airport operations and can speak to how baggage systems operate to all stakeholders
? 7+ years of experience leading Airport Logistics and Baggage Handling System Integration Projects and/or large industrial/construction projects with BHS content
? Experience in design / installation and commissioning of Baggage Handling Systems
?PMP certification is a Plus

Skill Level:Mid Level (5-8 yrs exp.)

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