Project Manager


Elk Grove Village, IL

Industry: Building Materials


Less than 5 years

Posted 294 days ago

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Our client is an expert and a world leader in the field of building products for a variety of markets. The company is eco-responsible and has set the highest standards when it comes to environmental quality, using recycled materials across all its product lines. Headquartered in Europe, the company is growing at a fast pace in the US.

They are currently looking to fill the role of a Project Manager who will be coordinating projects for the sports and education business areas by successfully interacting and developing long term relationships with the team (Estimator, Install Manager) customers and Purchasing and SOP groups.


?Reports to the VP of Operations and has a functional relationship with Purchasing, SOP, accounting, Install manager and Estimator.

Essential job functions

? Serve as main contact with customers; interact with and develop relationships with key customers

? Manage projects overall including defining, planning, scheduling, tracking, coordinating, communications, problem resolution and providing direction to the team.

? Receive and track approved submittals? and handle any issues/follow up as necessary

? Facilitate weekly team meetings, capture notes and manage follow up actions

? Create and maintain agenda for weekly meetings

? Gather all documents for each project and maintain folder using Project MGT Software

? Maintain project budget with accounting and review with team as needed

? Request shop drawings from Customer or General Contractor to provide to CSI Team

? Brief Install Manager/Technical Installation Manager on status and any issues of project

? Create material list and work with customer service on entering customer order

? Create purchase requisitions and work with Purchasing to make sure supplies get ordered.

? Initiate payment request schedule and review AR report monthly with team including accounting

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or She will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Manager of the department.

Experience/ Education/ Skills

?Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent education and experience

? Minimum of one (1) yearexperience coordinating projects or events

? Three (3) years?experience interfacing with customers

? Construction and Industry background preferred

? Excellent planning, time management/organizing skills, communication skills, read, write and communicate clearly and effectively

? Negotiation skills

? Conflict management skills

? Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

? Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Bonus if familiar with