Job Listing Description

Casework Project Manager

Daily management and supervision of all 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, sales reps and estimators, discuss casework assemblies within a project and discuss what the best approach for the next upcoming project is.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • 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.
    • Confer with dealers regarding a project, specifications, samples, etc.
    • Assist in the definition of project scope 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 executive management as needed.

  • Discuss modifications with the dealer or sales rep 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.

  • Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM; overtime as needed

  • Extreme organizational skills and high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Great communication skills, must be a team player and able to work closely with others.
  • Strong working knowledge of general computer applications.
  • Ability to learn quickly and be an effective multi tasker to take on new projects as needed.
  • Must present a professional company image.
  • Capable of handling a fast pace environment
  • Professional phone etiquette


  • Technical or two year degree in project management – minimum
  • Working knowledge of the following systems: AutoCAD, Revit, and BlueBeam
  • 2-5 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 educational furniture business preferred.

  • Proven working experience in project management in the area wood manufacturing preferred.

Job Number: 2110134539
Job Location: Suring, WI
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/01/2021
Last Updated: 01/17/2022
Attention: Kate Burby
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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