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Field Project Manager

VisionSpark Columbus, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description





Do you have a passion for dealing with unique and complex projects? Are you a hungry, humble, and smart team-player who can strike the right balance between being people-oriented and results-driven? If you like to get involved with the project before the sale is even completed and are passionate about working for the greater good of our customers and the company, we want to talk to you!

Our ideal Field Projects Manager is:

  • An excellent communicator and listener
  • Honest, committed, flexible, and perceptive
  • Independent, self-motivated, and collaborative
  • Effective at motivating others with integrity and humility
  • A dependable and honest multi-tasker and problem-solver
  • Goal-oriented and driven to take ownership and get the job done right
  • Comfortable interacting with different personalities at every level
  • Skilled at identifying customer needs and articulating the complexity
  • Capable of handling multiple projects in different locations

We are seeking a hands-on and detail-oriented critical thinker who is deadline-driven and always keeps the big picture in mind. This individual is not afraid to take ownership of decisions, is skilled at thinking on their feet, and demonstrates forward thinking and situational awareness. Not having paralysis by analysis, this honest and collaborative quick responder can even draw a sketch on-site if necessary. Our ideal Field Projects Manager is comfortable communicating with anyone, from skilled trades subcontractors to engineers and upper-level management, even presenting and speaking publicly when situations arise. Able to see the trends, this perceptive negotiator takes responsibility for project profitability, leads by example, and is an open-minded and positive self-starter. As a skilled delegator, this individual utilizes field crews and takes initiative when they see an issue due to customer restraints, making tough decisions. If you are an adaptable and accountable planner who is not afraid to ask questions, praises others, and develops trust with coworkers and customers by being a teacher and learner, apply now and join our growing team!



The job responsibilities of this Field Projects Manager position include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand, clarify, organize, and communicate SOW (Scope of Work)
  • Assist in writing, developing, and executing budgets, timelines, and proposals
  • Clarify and review designs with customers and engineering
  • Communicate with Engineering and Estimating to develop quotes
  • Conduct field visits for measurements and documentation of site conditions
  • Communicate and manage expectations between customer and company
  • Coordinate with estimating department and shop fabrication
  • Produce sketches and drawings of layouts and piping
  • Manage materials and cost
  • Build customer relationships through communication
  • Plan and manage resources (manpower, subcontractors, materials, and equipment)
  • Oversee project commissioning and start-ups
  • Ensure safety compliance
  • Manage change orders
  • Document customer meetings, internal meetings and site records of time, material, and percentage complete
  • Develop, improve, modify, and follow processes and procedures
  • Implement and hold others accountable for quality control
  • Conduct After Action Reviews (analysis)
  • Conduct employee reviews of and with the Field Foremen
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Strengthen customer base through nurturing and developing customer relationships
  • Obtain customer feedback



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in at least one of the following:
    • Manufacturing
    • Fabrication
    • Food and Beverage
    • Pharmaceutical and Personal Care products
    • Process Systems
  • Minimum of 3 years’ project management experience
  • Experience managing crews and foremen (set daily/weekly goals and schedule)
  • Ability to read P&ID’s, engineering drawings, and blueprints
  • Able to produce manual sketches and drawings (draw P&IDs or 3D)
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Project, Outlook, CRM, Virtual Meetings etc.)
  • ERP software
  • Desire and ability to travel domestically


  • 8 years’ industry experience, including a second industry from the list above
  • 6 years’ project management experience
  • Food and Beverage Processing knowledge
  • Fabrication of stainless-steel knowledge
  • Comprehensive process equipment knowledge
  • Experience installing tanks, pumps, systems, etc
  • Familiarity with control systems and process automation (PLCs)
  • AutoCAD knowledge (plotting, redlines, dimensioning)
  • Experience doing material and piping take-offs, setting budgets, and developing timeline


  • 4-year degree in one of the following:
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Construction Management
  • Global Shop (ERP)
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Autodesk Plant 3D familiarity
  • Revit, Bentley, Solidworks, AutoCAD, Inventor, Vault familiarity
  • PM Certification
  • CRM software (Global Shop)
  • Experience selling tanks, pumps, systems, etc.
  • Proven success in growing and increasing sales

Additional position requirements:

  • Ability to travel (by car and airplane)
  • Clean driving record
  • Pass background check
  • Passport is desired but not necessary


Sterling Process Equipment and Services, Inc. was founded in 1983 by a team of dedicated individuals focused on customer service. The goal was to apply a wide variety of knowledge and experience to challenges within the food, dairy and beverage industries. This has been the foundation of our success. Our reputation of trust, exceptional quality and service has allowed us to build upon this solid foundation in various ways.

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  • Sterling stands out because of our culture and Core Values:
    • Integrity
    • Focused on the Greater Good
    • Desire to Learn
    • Attention to Detail
    • Positive Attitude
  • Established and stable family-business (36 years)
  • Accessible Management that values every employee
  • Family-friendly company that offers flexibility and sets employees up for success
  • Company runs on EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System)
  • Great reputation in the industry
  • Company utilizes latest technology, equipment, and tools
  • Management and employees are open-minded (open to change and improve), willing to grow and challenge each other
  • Great work environment and people who are like family and really care
  • A lot of tenured employees
  • Opportunity to be part of the growth and have an impact
  • Great job satisfaction through working on a variety of projects, with different customers and at different locations
  • Enjoy what you are doing, be proud of the finished product, and see the accomplishments
  • Company offers growth, training, and development opportunities to promote from within

Salary: $85k-110k plus profit sharing

Benefits: Company sponsored medical, 401k, paid vacation, and seven paid holidays; Dental, vision, long term disability, short term disability, life insurance, AD&D available



333 McCormick Blvd
Columbus, OH
43213 USA