Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Project Manager

(Store Fixtures/Millwork)
Cedar Hill

Job Description

The Project Manager has overall responsibility for the successful execution
of assigned projects. This manager will typically be assigned larger more
complex customer accounts, will be assigned multiple accounts and junior
level project assistants in support of the successful execution.
Responsibilities include customer coordination of design definition, value
engineering, prototype, manufacturing, delivery, installation, and on-going
customer service. The Sr. PM will provide the leadership/coordination of
all activities related to assigned projects while ensuring the highest
level of service which will inevitably lead to sales growth.

The Functions Required Of This Position Include

Procure complete definition for each project and clearly define the
customers expectations to the support team at the division
Review strategic Value Engineering opportunities with customer(s) for
mutually beneficial cost savings
Ensure products are engineered to customer specification
Develop a project time line for every project. Coordinate with Master
Scheduler to develop project launch cycle and monitor progress and develop
corrective actions where needed
Coordinate with Purchasing Department to ensure on time/on budget material
Participate in prototype development and review process
Monitor production of product through both physical review of work in
process and through review of labor and costing report data. Aid in
development of corrective actions where needed
Lead Gross Margin Improvement Initiative for related projects to drive cost
savings, price increases, and value engineering
Provide shipping instructions including verification of site off load
conditions where applicable
Facilitate and assist in the completion of customer inventory reports and
their review
Monitor and manage customer inventory attempting to reduce risk of
As production capacity requires, facilitate outsourcing of production and
services where applicable
Provide technical back up to Sales and Estimating as required
Visit manufacturing locations to review new products before primary
manufacturing and shipments begin
Provide monthly Sales Forecast for assigned customer(s), with assistance
from Sales where applicable

Desired Skills & Experience

Minimum of five years experience in a senior project or account manager
role in the store fixture, POP or exhibit industry
Bachelors degree in engineering or business (or equivalent experience)
Extensive experience supporting customer initiatives with a proven track
record of attaining a high level of customer satisfaction
High-level technical expertise including the ability to support and enhance
new design and value engineering efforts
A demonstrated understanding of store fixture manufacturing processes is
The ability to create and maintain computer spreadsheets is required with
an understanding of MRP fundamentals preferred
Must be able to multi-task, able to take independent action, a problem
solver, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Job Code: #20241

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to Kimberly

You may also call my direct line 248.242.7192, cell 734.787.7121, or text
me any time until midnight PST (weekends are okay as well) if you have any

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