• Project Manager - Core Services

    Location(s) USA-UT-Midvale
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Administrative - Finance
  • Overview

    Savage Service Corporation’s Core Services Project Manager is responsible for leading, coordinating, and supporting projects to promote organizational scalability and improve business process capabilities. Your cross-functional projects will vary in duration from days to months. Developing an internal network will be critical in this role. As a Core Services Project Manager, you will be a problem solver and strategic thinker.


    This role does not have a “typical day”; you will constantly be prioritizing tasks and identifying areas where you can create the most value.



    • Manage various levels of involvement, authority, and responsibility through all project phases
      • Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing
    • Act independently while providing status updates to Core Leadership
      • Maintain project pipeline documentation
    • Demonstrate ownership of projects and results
    • Actively recruit resources to ensure project needs are met
    • Prioritize tasks and projects
    • Identify process improvement opportunities and take action
    • Perform ad-hoc analysis to provide insight into current and future projects
    • Create and present project documentation
    • Work cross-functionally to remove organizational barriers to execution
    • Act as a hub that connects all Savage administrative resources


    • Undergraduate degree, S.T.E.M. or business degree preferred
    • 5+ years of work experience or equivalent
    • Preferred types of experience:
      • Project Management
      • Operations
      • Roles with P&L exposure or responsibility
    • Analytical Skills:
      • Comfortable digging into data
      • Comfortable with MS Excel, SQL, Tableau, R, or another software designed for data manipulation
    • Interpersonal Skills:
      • Ability to deescalate situations and maintain forward momentum
      • Effectively working with all personality types in sometimes frustrating situations
      • Solid communication skills in person, verbal, written, and electronic
    • Task oriented
    • Fiscally minded, able to connect project outcomes and financial implications


    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to travel approx 25%:
      • projects may run for weeks or months at a time which require travel
      • Extended remote projects will allow for returning home regularly
    • This role is located in an office-setting where sitting and/or standing for long periods of time are required 

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 


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