PrimeStaff has partnered with a leading metal manufacturer in the northwestern suburbs to offer a great career opportunity for a Sheet Metal Project Manager!!
Responsibilities and duties include:
Work with customers on quotes
Determine the amount of time necessary for the projects, cost of materials, outsourcing costs, etc. for the quote.
Work with the customer after the quote to try and get a commitment to purchase and obtain a purchase order
Proficient in the use of Epicor.
This may be utilizing various areas and then sharing any knowledge gained with others
Follow required procedures for setting up and creating method of manufacturing. Utilize job packets and routers in a way that is outlined by the standard procedures.
This may include verification of accurate drawings, electronic files, job routing, work instructions, sym files, correct DXF etc.
Utilize the developed checklist to avoid issues of repeated mistakes
If there is a better way at doing something for the job packets and routers, share with the group.
Understand various materials and design concepts in order to plan, direct and coordinate the project from the beginning until the end through the shop or through various outsourcing resources.
Management of the jobs
Work with the shop and scheduler to ensure on time delivery
Follow up on projects and keep necessary individuals in the loop
In the event of delay in delivery – respond immediately to the customer letting them know the status
Work with various outside companies to generate the necessary parts and keep production moving for on time delivery.
Create PO’s for the purpose of outside suppliers to provide services
Make phone calls to outside suppliers and keep them on task to ensure products or goods are made in the time requested and to the quality standards desired.
Communicate daily with customers and suppliers via phone and email. It is critical that communication is clear and consistent.
Emails must be responded to within one hour of receipt if you are in the office. If the response requires additional research, preparation or time, then you need to respond and let the person know you are working on it and provide a time when it will be completed.
Must maintain an attitude of “I can do”.
Must approach all tasks and daily activities with a positive attitude and moral – no matter the stress or situation
Once the project has shipped, notify when necessary all necessary individuals within the customers organization of the status of the shipment. Provide any documentation or paperwork necessary.
Promptly review, close out and ship jobs.
Closing out of packets/jobs/routers
Properly record and maintain margins on all jobs. If margins are below 30%, email management to notify the team of the margin.
Record all notes on the job packet for future production runs when necessary
Other duties as assigned.
Education or Certifications:
High School diploma or equivalent
Two year associate degree and two years’ experience in a project management style position. May be a combination of schooling and education.
Understand the concept of the blue prints and materials necessary
Must be willing to take on challenges
Take on additional tasks to help the team achieve desired goals with little or no supervision.
Multitasking is essential in the position
Understand how jobs must flow through the metal shop
Proactively engage in a working relationship with other members of the team
Ability to work through daily operational activities
Ability to plan effectively and execute the plans
Ability to make decisions with little or no guidance or supervision.