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Project Manager – Installation

 

 

Summary:   

The Project Manager – Installation directs the activities of installation services provided by Wildeck and oversees and documents all aspects of projects managed after the customer has sent approval.

 

Location:

Waukesha, WI

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities (The “What”):

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities.

  1. Work with customers and internal stakeholders to ensure all deliverables are completed on time and within budget to the satisfaction of the customer.
  2. Hold hand off meetings when a new project has been approved by the customer.
  3. Work with customers when post-sale support issues arise to determine the best solution for the customer and lowest cost for Wildeck.
  4. Determine the Root Cause of all post sale support issues and provide recommendations on how to prevent the issue from happening again.
  5. Lead Continuous Improvement projects to correct post sale support issues as assigned.
  6. Prepare installation pricing for mezzanines/VRCs/guarding based on information provided from sales personnel along with project scope requirements.
  7. Prepare request for pricing (RFP) information to be given to installer based on project requirements. Call on installers local to the project to provide quotes.
  8. Find new installers and verify that they are capable of installing our equipment – especially important for VRC installers. Insure that all installers have appropriate licensing for the states in which they will be working in.
  9. Create necessary paperwork with installation companies to execute an installation – PO’s (purchase orders) and other paperwork for installers. Will also need to adjust PO’s as needed throughout the course of a project to reflect “extras”/back charges, etc.
  10. Create sales orders for quick ships when additional material is needed or missing from a project. Also create quick ships for VRC parts when a customer/supplier/installer sends in an order.
  11. Travel to job sites to meet with installers and review installation practices –verify that installers are installing equipment as intended per plans and specs. Approximately 10-15% travel.
  12. Work with accounting to process invoices from installers & bill customers throughout the life cycle of a project.
  13. Work with customers and/or sales people to create a detailed schedule of project dates & timelines.
  14. Work with sales/engineering/detailing/shop/shipping to ensure that all materials were designed & manufactured properly, labeled correctly, packaged and shipped to the job site efficiently and in a timely manner.
  15. Maintain monthly forecast spreadsheet to allow internal leadership to see past, current & upcoming installation projects with dollar values.
  16. Set up and tear down trade shows as requested
  17. Coordinate numerous installs at the same time
  18. Answer questions from installers who call in on various projects
  19. Suggest ways to better our products for ease of installation
  20. Other duties as assigned.

 

Leadership (The “How”):

  • Lives and conducts business by a values-based “walking the talk”.   Leads and maintains a high level of consistency between what is said, and what is done.  Is committed to the “What” that needs to be done, and also the “How” — the manner in which it is accomplished.
  • Is committed to employee engagement and fostering two-way dialogue and active communication with employee owners on all shifts.  Is committed to a visible presence with all teams.
  • Holds people in high regard.  Gains buy-in from team members, is transparent, credible, and trustworthy.  Has the courage to tell the truth, and is able to resolve conflict. Encourages skill development and learning.
  • Grasps the power of Employee Ownership, and can relate positively with Employee-Owners.  Is able to coach, encourage, support, teach, counsel, correct, and hold accountable.
  • Committed to Lean and process improvement. Has a bias for action, is committed to Lean practice and discipline, works effectively with teams, is comfortable with data and utilizing it to influence business decisions.
  • Ability to lead and influence.  Leads by example and models exemplary behavior, including emotional balance and maturity.  Ego is appropriately in check.
  • Supports the Cultural Behaviors and understands their role in both the external competitive and internal employee-ownership arenas.
  • Believes that most people want to do a good job, want to be part of a successful company, and desire to make a contribution to that success in a meaningful way.  These influence how the Leader interfaces with others and approaches business challenges.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree + 5 years of relevant experience; Bachelor’s Degree preferred (Ideal focus of study: Construction Management)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Construction background is a plus, e.g. Foreman, Project Coordinator, Site Superintendent
  • Ability to read blueprints is critical
  • Solid experience with ERP systems, Microsoft Suite including Excel and other software typical in a plant manufacturing environment AutoCAD experience and Epicor experience are both a plus
  • Continuous Improvement experience is preferred, e.g. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Ability to travel about 10-15%
  • Forklift certification is a plus
  • Physical Requirements include: Twisting, turning, grasping, reaching, kneeling, crawling, pulling, extended periods of standing, ability to lift up to 25 pounds

 

Apply today by sending your resume to hr@wildeck.com

 

Wildeck, Inc.
PO. Box 89
Waukesha, WI 53187
Fax: (262) 549-1937
E-mail: hr@wildeck.com
Equal Opportunity Employer