Bergstrom Climate Control Systems

Program Manager

Rockford, IL
Department: Engineering
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm


The Program Manager coordinates and integrates activities across multiple functional departments. They monitor and report on a project from initiation through launch to minimize risk to timing, costs and compliance with customer and industry requirements (e.g. ISO 9001 requirements).



  • Review the project proposal or plan to determine the timing plan, budget and resources required for the project and report the findings to management.
  • Coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure the project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget.
  • Facilitate project communication within the team, ensuring the team is aware of status, action items, timelines, etc.
  • Work with the team and coordinates the resolution of significant project issues in a timely fashion and manages the cost side of projects to ensure goals are met and risks are minimized.
  • Report project status to management, especially keeping the leadership informed of significant project issues.
  • Apply and enforce project management standards and the continuous improvement of these standards (reporting, key documents, gate reviews, etc.).
  • Maintain an awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential applications.
  • Identify customer requirements and assures the fulfillment of any obligations.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization, time management and project management skills
  • Keep commitments and deliver under pressure
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time


  • Project Management Certificate (PMP)
  • Project management experience desired; must be detail and task-oriented


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of five years of related experience or training
  • High level of computer proficiency, especially in MS Office Suite and MS Project
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from internal or external customers
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management and external customers
  • Proven success in Program/Project Management


If you would like to be considered and meet all the position requirements, please email your resume and cover letter to Andrew Hall in Human Resources.

Bergstrom Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.