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Project Team Manager

Driveline Retail Merchandising Joliet, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $35,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

The Project Team Manager is dedicated to ensuring that our client’s needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner, by managing large scale resets, remodels and new store openings. They are responsible for developing and assisting the Field Operation Management Team with new programs and processes that will improve the accountability, visibility and efficiency of the Projects Division. The position is responsible for personally conducting resets, as well as managing hourly labor when assigned to do so. They are responsible for scheduling; reporting and ensuring resets are done within their assigned districts, accurately, completely and on time. This will be done with clear written and verbal communications by performing the following duties:

Major Areas of Responsibility

· Project management with new store build for merchandise flow

· Coordinate all field activities with the VP of Operations

· Direct fixture crews, vendors, stocking crews and additional requests for a new store

· Run crew for remodel and new store builds

· Communicate with team verbally and in written visual merchandising direction

· Resolve preliminary floor set issues

· Build, maintain and promote a strong working relationship with retail store management and clients

· Manage hours worked for hourly employees and temporary laborers and report within time-keeping utility

· Submit all work orders and photos and complete sign-off form with a member of store management at the completion of each day

· Submit weekly status reports to VP of Operations

· Assist other territories with projects, when necessary

· Discuss and gain approval from VP of Operations prior to any disciplinary action being taken with direct reports or temporary laborers

· Recruit, hire, and hold crew members responsible

Job Requirements

· 1-2 years management or team lead experience

· 2-3 years retail merchandising, new stores builds/remodels

· High school diploma or GED

· Reliable transportation and driver’s license, and must be able to provide proof of insurance

· Ability to travel extensively, up to 95% of the time, depending on the workload in the assigned area

· Self-motivated leader who does not require constant supervision

· Strong written and verbal communications skills

· Ability to foster relationships with store management and peers to deliver high quality results

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to read and understand planograms, schematics, and blueprints

· Experience with one or more gondola systems is a must

· Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel, database software, and must be internet and email savvy

· Professional appearance, presentation, and grooming

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to stand for 8 hours. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Driveline Retail Merchandising

Driveline is currently seeking motivated and career-minded candidates to join its national network of retail merchandisers. We owe our continued success to the hard working, intelligent and innovative people who implement our retail programs every day. If you're interested in joining the team and helping our clients drive sales, then we'd love to hear from you. About Driveline: · Driveline is the largest non-broker merchandising services agency in the country · Our clients include major national retailers and manufacturers · Our industry-leading software makes your job easier and makes it easier than ever to manage your own schedule and report hours · We offer full W-2 employment, meaning no surprise tax bills from 1099 forms · We offer competitive wages and opportunities for advancement (reimbursement is also available for travel more than 60 miles in one day) Desired experience/skills: · 1-2 years merchandising or retail experience · Outstanding customer service skills · Ability to work both independently and as part of a team · Ability to read standard plan-o-grams and execute merchandise resets · Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and bend/stoop/stand for more than 45 minutes Requirements: · Reliable transportation · Ability to maintain a professional appearance · Computer access with printer/Internet/email · Ability to report completed work on the day of service Desired experience/skills: · 1-2 years merchandising or retail experience · Outstanding customer service skills · Ability to work both independently and as part of a team · Ability to read standard plan-o-grams and execute merchandise resets · Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and bend/stoop/stand for more than 45 minutes About Driveline: · Driveline is the largest non-broker merchandising services agency in the country · Our clients include major national retailers and manufacturers · Our industry-leading software makes your job easier and makes it easier than ever to manage your own schedule and report hours · We offer full W-2 employment, meaning no surprise tax bills from 1099 forms · We offer competitive wages and opportunities for advancement (reimbursement is also available for travel more than 60 miles in one day) Desired experience/skills: · 1-2 years merchandising or retail experience · Outstanding customer service skills · Ability to work both independently and as part of a team · Ability to read standard plan-o-grams and execute merchandise resets · Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and bend/stoop/stand for more than 45 minutes Requirements: · Reliable transportation · Ability to maintain a professional appearance · Computer access with printer/Internet/email · Ability to report completed work on the day of service Desired experience/skills: · 1-2 years merchandising or retail experience · Outstanding customer service skills · Ability to work both independently and as part of a team · Ability to read standard plan-o-grams and execute merchandise resets · Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and bend/stoop/stand for more than 45 minutes

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