Project Manager

US
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
7
Category
Engineering

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Project Services Supervisor to join the Cablofil Team in Mascoutah, IL and has the ability to work remotely - location is flexible.  This role is responsible for managing/directing all Project Services team including assistance with day to day activities, performance evaluation, training, and support for the Project Services associates.  The individual will travel monthly to client sites and provide, organize and oversee technical assistance to customers for standard and custom products. 

 

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

 

Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  

 

Visit us at:

http://www.legrand.us

http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

http://twitter.com/legrandNA

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Qualifications

Required Skills: 

  • BS in Business or Engineering
  • 4+ years of client services, sales, technical or project management experience negotiating and estimating on job sites and developing professional customer relationships.  

Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Strong business understanding.
  • Industry knowledge to better understand customer needs.
  • Have strong leadership skills, with demonstrated ability to supervise and manage others.  Provide leadership, guidance, development and motivation to staff to achieve superior results and accomplish overall business objectives. Able to provide the right balance of guidance/support and autonomy, based upon employees level of skills, knowledge, and competence.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Ability to work in a fast paced environment is a must. Independent judgment is required to plan prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load.
  • Solid understanding of commercial electrical construction techniques, design and drafting concepts, materials and manufacturing processes. Must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to practical problems.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.  Proficient in the use of 2D/3D CAD software.  SolidWorks and AutoCAD preferred. Estimating software experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated creativity in the development of new product design concepts. Ability to create sketches, 2D/3D files and designs to express all the different options that are used to satisfy the product requirements. 
  • Creates enthusiasm and inspires teamwork and cooperation within the organization and with other functions and entities.
  • Be able to demonstrate problem solving and analysis at both strategic and functional level.
  • Maintain the image and integrity of the company with our clients, consultants, distribution, partners, etc.
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills and strong customer orientation.
  • Be highly collaborative and able to work in team based environment. Must foster open communication and support an environment of innovation and creative change.
  • Able to communicate effectively both in written format and oral presentation. Able to create effective reports, presentations, and business correspondence. 
  • Be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft office including spreadsheet and presentation software, email and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.  Proficient math skills
  • Excellent skills in project management, demonstrated ability to make timely and effective decision, handle multiple priorities and effectively delegate responsibilities to ensure high quality service is delivered on time and within budget or quoted price. Able to manage, design and implements process and system to maximize department or organization performance.

Position Attributes

Main Activities:

 

  • Organization:  Team Leader Competency model
  • Main Interface:  Internal – project managers, design engineers, sales reps, pricing, financial services, manufacturing operations, regional vice presidents,  and product managers.  External – Distributors, contractors, engineers
  • Budget:  Develops or provides input to project budget, manages projects to budget

 

Main Job Duties:

  • Managing/directing all Project Services team including assistance with day to day activities, performance evaluation, training, and support for the Project Services associates.
  • Responsible for development and creation of baseline Project Services metrics to assess service performance. 
  • Define and Identify areas within Project Services that needs to improve and implement the improvements. 
  • Assign projects to Project Services associates and oversee projects are on time.
  • Assign quotes to Project Services associates and define pricing guidelines.
  • Coordinate with other functional areas when larger complicated projects are in process.
  • Monitor and evaluate phone system performance within project services – lost calls, response time etc.
  • Counsel employees as needed for performance issues.
  • Support  project services associates with day to day issues.
  • Effectively utilize standard design tools to develop solutions for customers.  Clearly communicate design intent  in writing to customers and manufacturing.
  • Review tools and evaluate the needs for the tools.
  • Follow the approval hierarchy for pricing approval.
  • Responsible for directing the team to follow policies and procedures.
  • Define team goals and be sure that the goals are met.
  • Support the sales teams.
  • Provide technical assistance as needed via email, phone in person.

 

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PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 

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