REMOTE - Senior Project Manager (Architectural / M

at Universal Forest Products, Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Join our operations team where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits. The Senior Project Manager manages and coordinates all aspects of customer programs while achieving operational and financial targets for large sized divisional customers, specifically large retail stores. The Senior Project Manager may be required to lead and manage both large sized divisional programs, as well as programs requiring multidivisional collaboration while navigating at a higher level of executive management with the client as well as internally. Ideal customers will have experience with store fixtures and displays within retail stores. Travel Required: 25% Principle Duties and Responsibilities Coordinate and manage all phases of the project/program, including RFP, order confirmations, sales orders, detailing, purchasing, production, delivery and installation. Develop and manage critical project/program timelines by first obtaining customer approval for said timelines and monitoring the process through to completion providing updates and adjustments where necessary. Review and approve all design/detail architectural fixture drawings prior to release to customer. Actively manage customer inventories and re-orders. Monitor production of project 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. Assist in managing finished good inventory related to assigned customer. Support estimating and costing of programs, including the participation in cost reduction programs. Pursue revenue and gross margin growth in partnership with Sales and Operations. Collaborate with multidivisional teams and international vendors in order to meet customer's needs while maintaining Quality and Cost Savings as a priority. Embody what it means to be an idX Project Manager, ensure that you become an Extension of your Customer's team and constantly work with Customer Advocacy at the forefront of your mind. Knowledgeable of competitor's capabilities, capacities, core competencies and weaknesses. Knowledgeable of all idX division's capabilities and must have the ability to effectively communicate these to clients in order to promote idX. May be required to oversee Project Administrators and Project Coordinators and Junior Level Project Managers. May be required to be involved in the recruiting process by training staff, evaluating employee performance, and recommending promotions, transfers and disciplinary action. Ability to travel to clients, vendors, jobsites and partner divisionally to professional represent and make competent decisions that benefit idX. Qualifications Preferred bachelor's degree 10+ years working in a Project Management capacity, preferably in the consumer environments industry. Experience with store fixtures and displays within retail stores required. Must have a proven ability to create and maintain spreadsheets utilizing MS Office Programs such as Work and Excel. An understanding of ERP fundamentals. Architectural/Interior Design technical knowledge expertise. Must be able to work independently while multi-tasking. Ability to express oneself professionally utilizing both verbal and written communications. Organizational skills and a team player mentality is critical. Unparalleled Customer Service Focus. Exposure working on multimillion dollar accounts in a support capacity. Proven ability to lead large sized programs from concept through to completion. Proven ability to lead and successfully manage programs across various geographic areas. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and motivate a project management team, including project coordinators and Project Managers 1 and 2 Compensation & Benefit InformationSalary Range: $70,000-85,000 annually Bonus/Incentive PayA discretionary annual bonus based on Company and business unit performance may also be provided. Medical insurance Health savings account with company contribution Dental insurance Vision insurance Basic and voluntary life insurance Disability insurance 401(k) plan with company match Paid vacation and holidays Stock purchase program with employee discount Educational reimbursement Wellness programs and challenges Other supplemental benefits The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
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Job Posting: 1235817

Posted On: Feb 02, 2024

Updated On: Feb 23, 2024

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