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Manager-Casework Division

Description:
JOB SUMMARY: Daily management and supervision of casework estimating, CAD, project coordination and material take-off. Assist and explain to casework staff the risk management in all aspects of the current project. Other duties include: assigning profit margins to casework projects, negotiate projects with dealers (profit margin), brainstorm bidding strategies with dealers and estimators, discuss casework assemblies within a project and discuss what the best approach for the next upcoming project is.
 
  • Lead the planning and implantation of project.
    • Mentor staff to ask appropriate questions about the project and discuss alternatives to issues identified.
    • Ensure alternative suggestions fit into the budget and profit margins already set in place.
    • Create a detailed project plan and monitor and track progress.
    • Challenge the team in how they review bids and help them understand any changes that are being requested.
    • Trouble-shoot every request for quote to assist the project estimator.
    • Comment and review CAD drawings based on field experience.

  • Successfully manage the relationship with the architects, general contractors and vendors.
    • Confirm with dealers regarding a project, specifications, samples, etc.
    • Assist in the definition of project scoop and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensure technical feasibility.
    • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques. Also, perform risk management to minimize project risks.
    • Report and escalate problems to management as needed.

  • Discuss modifications with the dealer of their expectations and then pass this information onto the estimator for proper quoting.
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
    • Define project tasks and resource requirements.
    • Facilitate the finalized project quote, goals and time frame of completion.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Five year working knowledge of dealer business consisting of:
    • Sales - calling architects and general contractors, and creating group presentations.
    • Estimating – bidding projects, working with multiple manufacturers and submitting a bid or quote for a project.
    • Project Management – jobsite visits to see the proposed project area, project scheduling to meet bidding and production deadlines, approval process and closing the deal with prospective clients and dealers.
    • Competitors – both internally within our area and externally in the school specialty business.

  • Proven working experience in project management in the area of scientific educational manufacturing.


  • Other Qualifications

    • Technical or 2 year degree in project management – minimum.
    • Working knowledge of the following systems: AutoCAD, Revit and BlueBeam.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Professional phone etiquette for out bound calls to: general contractors, dealers, architects.


 
Job Number: 1710063561
Job Location: Suring, WI
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 02/07/2017
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Sue Van Pay
Address: 110 PACKERLAND DR STE A
City, State: GREEN BAY, WI 54303
Phone: 920/499-9943
800 Phone: 800/333-1389
Fax Phone: 920/499-9067
Email: cecjgreenbay@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail_logged_in?id=a1i50000002GBPj&URLSource=cjhunter

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