Project Manager, Furniture/Architectural Solutions

Pittsburgh, PA

This position is responsible for managing the life cycle of a project for both furniture and walls. Specific responsibilities will include order process; specification checking, attending and organizing project meetings; completing field measuring, delegates and helps prioritize the activities of Sales/Coordinator/Design to deliver a successful, profitable customer experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages subcontractors and vendors.
  • Attends client meetings as needed.
  • Helps to facilitate meeting client deadlines on order entry/specifications etc
  • Field measures spaces and reports field conditions back to the designer or order processing.
  • Ensure smooth installation by preparing instructions for delivery and installations, monitoring the preparation plans for installation and attending installation.
  • Ensure punch list is completed by following up on a post-installation audit to ensure all items are ordered, installed and repaired.
  • Order and track punchlist, freight claims, damaged or shorted product, field service issues
  • Utilizing plangrid, take pictures during installation to document progress and any issues.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending company and vendor-sponsored educational and product workshops.
  • Attend weekly project meetings
  • Keep management informed by submitting project updates.
  • Prompt, reliable and regular attendance

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Construction/construction process experience
  • Knowledge of architectural products portfolio and how it integrates into the construction process.
  • PC Skills: Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong oral, presentation, written & interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Self-directed; takes initiative; resourceful; good problem-solving ability and follow through
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and scheduling skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple disciplines within an account/project, including executive level, facilities, and the project team.
  • Fluent in workplace performance concepts/conversation.
  • Working knowledge of construction/electrical/technology fields.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years project management experience in an architectural product, construction or furniture environment with measurable success, preferably with business-to-business exposure.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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