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Project Team Manager

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

RETAIL MERCHANDISING - PROJECT MANAGER

Leading Merchandising Company has an immediate opening for a quality full time hands-on project manager to lead projects in major retail chains. This is a permanent, Full-Time salaried position with benefits This position is not an office job.

We are looking for seasoned project manager that have minimum 2 years of experience setting up new stores from empty buildings This position is a hand on running teams to building gondola's (counters), moving counters, setting planograms, and merchandising new and remodeled stores. This position is in a retail setting. The project manager would be in the field completing total retail rebuilds and new store setup overseeing a reset merchandising team. Project manager is responsible for running a team in the retailer location.


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Project Management with new store build for merchandise flow
  • Coordinate all field activities within assigned regions with the VP of Operations
  • Read and understand POG’s, schematics, and blue prints
  • Direct fixture crews, vendors, stocking crews, etc for a new store
  • Communicating with merchant team in verbally and in writing visual merchandising direction
  • Resolving preliminary floor set issues
  • Build, maintain and promote a strong working relationship with Management and our clients
  • Manage hours worked for hourly employees/temporary laborers and record in time-keeping utility within the website - The Project Manager’s hours will be recorded within this system as well
  • Ensuring all work orders and photos are uploaded to the Website at the completion of each day, a sign-off form is completed with a member of store management.
  • Run crew for remodel and new store builds
  • Weekly status reports are required to be sent to the VP of Operations each Friday no later than 6:00 PM.
  • Must enter accurate daily payroll hours for any hourly associate working under your direction, or call in hours if laptop is not in working order
  • Depending on open territories, this position may need to assist in another territory.
  • Any disciplinary actions and/or terminations for direct reports are required to be discussed and approved by the VP of Operations prior to any action being taken with the employee or temporary laborer


Job Requirements

  • Must have Project Management with retail merchandising experience
  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license and have dependable transportation
  • Must be able to provide proof of insurance
  • Self-motivated leader that does not require constant supervision
  • Strong Communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills and customer service/sales orientation
  • Ability to foster a relationship with peers and store management to deliver high quality results
  • Do repetitive bending, standing, and walking. . . pull, push, and lift materials up to 70 pounds
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret Plan-o-Grams, schematics and written instructions
  • Work within Word, Excel, Internet browsers, E‐mail, and Database software
  • Professional appearance, presentation and good personal grooming
  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license


Key attributes for a regular project manager:

  • Previous reset/project experience and ability to report all work daily via company website
  • Read and understand POG’s, schematics, and blue prints
  • Manage a crew in a retail setting including tracking hourly employees time worked
  • Recruit, hire and hold crew members responsible
  • Train and position crew members for a variety of projects
  • Strong communication with retail store management in order to build, maintain, and promote a strong working relationship
  • Problem solver with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to travel extensively depending on the workload in assigned area
  • Highly organized


Experience with one or more gondola systems is a must.


Travel

Approximately 65% travel is required for Project Managers. Overnight stays may be required throughout the work week as dictated by business objectives and district boundaries

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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