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Project Manager

Open Position

Location: Richmond, Virginia

AMF Bakery Systems offers best-in-class system solutions for industrial bakeries across the globe. We prioritize sustainability and have developed the first-ever industrial hydrogen oven to help our clients reduce food and energy waste daily. Our Richmond location in Virginia provides a dynamic work environment and a chance to join our team as a Project Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and collaborative decision-maker with excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to client management and issue resolution. An AMF Project Manager plans and oversees the entire lifecycle of a project for single-unit and multi-unit systems sourced from single or various Product Groups, respectively. Project Managers set achievable deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor progress, and ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. This role brings with it exciting opportunities to travel both domestically and internationally to foster a hands-on approach with our customers.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing relationships with clients and stakeholders, and acting as the single AMF point of contact for customers
  • Driving all supporting parties through AMF’s “Toll Gate” project management process
  • Keeping project progress, escalating risks, and adapting work schedules as required to deliver on customer commitments
  • Ensuring projects meet budget and timeline requirements
  • Creating, modifying, and obtaining approval for bakery and machine layout drawings using AutoCAD 2D programs as necessary
  • Ensuring a project risk analysis is done and a risk mitigation plan is in place
  • Ensuring the proper management of customer change requests; that they are documented, and costs are passed to the customer appropriately
  • Working daily with AMF’s CRM and ERP systems to understand and update project status
  • Ensuring any 3rd party (i.e. OEM equipment) is ordered, integrated, and delivered for successful integration at start-up
  • Leading the installation and commissioning of projects working with the installation team leader, assigned AMF service technicians, customer contacts, and other 3rd party support teams
  • Following up with the customer to ensure all invoices are paid per agreed-upon terms
  • Conducting project closure reviews/detailed reports for Product Group leaders, Engineers, and Operations teams to provide feedback and drive continuous improvement
  • Driving improvement by utilizing Markel Business System, Lean / Six Sigma, and other Continuous Improvement tools to improve AMF’s project execution and the customer experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/Industrial) or 10 years of related industry experience
  • 5+ years of Project Management or similar experience
  • Ability to travel 25%; Up to 50% during short periods of high demand


  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies
  • Understanding of project management techniques
  • Must have the ability to effectively organize own schedule to ensure timely completion of multiple projects running in parallel
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet customers’ needs while following company procedures
  • Conflict resolution skills


AMF Bakery Systems offers competitive compensation, benefits package, and excellent opportunities for growth throughout our organization globally and within the Markel Food Group