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Project Manager

Design Phase, Inc Milwaukee ,WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $70,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

Location: Waukegan, IL

Are you the type of person who thinks ahead, is detailed minded and would like to work in a creative work environment?

Our established Northern Illinois based point-of-purchase (POP) advertising company seeks exceptionally talented and organized individual for project management role.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Coordinate, plan, quote, schedule, and oversee projects, working with multiple teams

· Create a plan to accomplish the scope of projects

· Assess and control the ever-changing scope of projects, resolving issues that affect performance outcome

· Make decisions which impact project level activities

· Communicate project progress to team members in a timely manner, which entails producing project reports to provide updates, revisions and accurate project status

· Determine and facilitate appropriate documentation at project close out.

· Work as a team member with various departments to ensure that all technical aspects of a project are addressed and incorporated into each project’s scope

· Responsible for compliance of internal and external protocol procedures

· Interact well with clients and sales team to understand any and all display requests/requirements

· Must hold oneself accountable for complete project management

· Request internal (& external vendor) estimate pricing with regard to maintaining on-time scheduling, sell price, and formal quotations to ensure the highest level of precise communication with clients

· Actively seek new suppliers that cater to POP business direction

· Consistent involvement and direction towards hands-on development of prototypes

· Execute communication of procurement for outside vendor purchases to internal production team

· Highly efficient and organized in planning documents

SECONDARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Member of POP Creative Team

· Backup to Business Development Representative

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

 

· College graduate degree required

 

EXPERIENCE

 

· 4-5 years proven experience in Project Management working in a complex, fast paced environment with multiple cross-functional teams

· Customer relationship, quoting, estimating experience

· Ability to read and interpret engineered drawings/blueprints

· Background in metals, plastics, wood, and/or printing preferred but not required

· Electronic (LED) knowledge helpful

 

SKILLS

· Superior organizational and prioritization skills

· Stellar negotiation ethics

· Ability to solve creative matters under pressure in regard to POP design challenges

· Innate mechanical aptitude

· Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and Microsoft Teams

· Analytical and problem-solving capabilities

· Strong ability to take risks from instinctive perceptions

· Flexibility to complete last-minute modifications in an accelerated atmosphere

· Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to work independently

· Empathetic and hard-working personality that shows top level care and priority to customers

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

· Leadership focused

· Positive and aggressive “make it happen” attitude

· Proven team player

· Results oriented and driven

· Additional out-of-office hours expected with high level compensation for this role

· Self-orientated multi-tasker

· Professional approach to dealing with clients and team members

· Creative/ Artistic Eye

· Able to travel periodically upon request

· Respectful and loyal to customers & co-workers

· Open-minded and thoughtful in and outside office walls

 

 

 

Design Phase, Inc

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