Project Manager II

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/26/2022 8:56 AM)
Job ID
2022-3364
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-IL-Chicago
Category
Admin

Overview

ALTA EQUIPMENT GROUP LOGO-2022

 

Come work for one of the largest equipment dealerships in North America! Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team!

 

We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:

  • Training
  • Outstanding benefits package (Medical, Dental and Vision, plus much more!)
  • 401(k) with match
  • Competitive wages
  • Company laptop
  • Company cell phone
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Work schedule: M-F, day shift

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Peaklogix is an industry leader in providing innovative solutions that enable our clients to be more efficient and productive in the material handling market segment. PeakLogix. The Project Management function acquires responsibility for a project upon receipt of customer purchase order and is accountable for the successful execution of material order placements and installation.  Success is defined as completion of a project on-time and on budget, in conjunction with positive customer interactions and relationship building.

 

A Project Manager is responsible for sound decision making, risk management, and overall project cost control.  Decision making should be directly related to benefitting the project while managing the customer relationship.

 

A Project Manager II consistently performs at the highest levels of Project Management as defined above, as well as makes a significant impact in two or more other critical areas for the business.   Such areas include:

  • Leadership and development of teammates
  • Account management/development with the ability to generate revenue
  • Skills and experience to expand the core business and its capabilities
  • Higher level of or continued education, i.e. 2 or 4 year degree, PMP Certification, etc.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Manage short and long term operational and tactical aspects of multiple projects of varying size and scope.
  • Meet or exceed the defined Gross Profit goals on each project through supplier management, contractor selection and management, etc.
  • Participate in contractor selection process.
  • Oversee installation contractors (mechanical and electrical) to ensure on time and profitable execution of installations.
  • Manage project scope and mitigate inherent risks.
  • Identify and address real or potential issues through quick and practical problem solving.
  • Hold internal and external Kickoff meetings to ensure project scope is defined and consented.
  • Ensure clear and concise communication with customer via requested method(s), i.e. daily or weekly updates, timelines, phone calls, etc.
  • Ensure that all coworkers and contracted employees representing PeakLogix on a job site carry themselves in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Work in conjunction with the Sales team to further penetrate client accounts.
  • Carry out project add-ons with appropriate billing and timeline management.
  • Assist the sales staff with design/configuration of static equipment and systems

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years experience in project management and/or the industrial/manufacturing or distribution fields.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully lead teams and projects to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Project, and CAD Preferred
  • Sound planning, organizing, and execution skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to coach and develop lesser experienced Project Managers/teammates
  • Ability to travel to customer sites in the US. (approx. 50% – with occassionally more travel based on the project)

About Alta:

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.

 

If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.

 

At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place USA”, our employees across North America are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.

 

So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

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What We Look For:

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning

Other Opportunities at Alta

Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

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