The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of delivering a project on time and on budget while maximizing profitability. This is a senior level management position requiring extensive use of independent judgment and discretion. Responsibilities include ordering materials, being the main point of contact with customer personnel and managing all project documents and correspondence and proactively acting to achieve project goals, managing project financials with senior management, resolving customer issues, establishing delivery schedule, and ultimately ensuring customer satisfaction and final payment.
Provides pro-active leadership to entire team (Assistant Project Managers, Project Assistants, Shipping/Receiving personnel, and Project Accountants) throughout the entire project. Regularly liaison with Engineering, Estimating, and Sales department to ensure complete understanding of the project. Attends and leads project meetings with personnel and others as required.
Manages project financials with senior management. Periodically reviews with direct reports and/or senior management regarding project profitability. Discusses any major issues and presents recommendations and action plans to resolve.
Designated as main point of customer contact. Responsible for collaborating with customer regarding value engineering for either cost or delivery concerns keeping in mind profitability and timing.
Maintains compliance with contract requirements including contract document and/or value engineered changes for the life of the project, as well as constant submittal review. Facilitates project correctness and completeness by submitting all questions required and resolving any discrepancies. Review final submittals, checking for accuracy before procurement begins.
Manages all project communications to ensure timely response to customer.
Determine project progress and document such in company software.
Incorporates changes through ASI’s, Bulletins and RFI’s issued by contractor and architect or through issues pointed out during the submittal process. Prepares change orders and manages the change order process. Negotiates change order with customers.
Maximizes profitability through buying and scheduling. Chooses alternate acceptable suppliers based on individual business judgement and discretion.
Prepares vendor purchase orders and releases to Purchasing Department for processing.
Establishes delivery schedules and manage freight to minimize costs.
Manages and coordinates labor and installation to minimize costs.
Establishes master-keying systems.
Engages and manages Project Accountant on consistent basis regarding timing of billing and status of payment. Contacts customer as needed to follow up on payment.
Timely responds to and negotiates back charges.
Manages job closeout, including punch list, to insure complete final payment and ensure customer satisfaction.
Reviews project financials with senior management when requested.
Maintains strong competency in computer software and product knowledge.
Review and provide feedback on competency of Assistant Project Managers and Assistants to be used in connection with promotion, termination and/or salary reviews
We are looking for Project Managers in the following cities and states.
Fully Remote opportunities
College degree preferred in construction management, architecture or related field can be substituted for some of the experience requirement.
Two to four years as Assistant Project Manager in door and hardware industry or related trade
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong competency in computer software and product knowledge
Basic accounting knowledge
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
We are one of the leading distributors and service providers for Division 6, 8, 10, 28 New Construction, and After Market services. As market leader in our trading areas, we have both a strong nationwide and local presence, allowing us to handle both large and small-scale projects with the same industry-leading knowledge and attention to detail.
Our team of experts can work to help guide you through financial, technical and functional implications. By building this strong partnership with our customers, we make sure your needs are met efficiently and effectively.
We help by developing innovative ideas for complex matters or situations, as well as proactively responding when it comes down to job interruptions. As a company with a long history of solid vendor relationships, we’re able to pivot quickly to provide the right products at the right place and time to complete project requirements.