Project Manager

Itasca, IL 60143

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Project Management Job Number: PR339543210 Compensation: $80000-95000 / year

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager - Industrial Machinery
Location: Itasca, IL (Hybrid schedule offered after first few months)
Target Starting Salary: $80,000-$100,000/year

Job Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Manager to join our rapidly growing team, specializing in the sales of niche industrial machinery. As a key player in our organization, the Project Manager will oversee the entire project lifecycle, from client engagement and material ordering to manufacturing, billing, and installation. This role is critical in ensuring the smooth coordination of projects, client satisfaction, and contributing to the continued growth of our company.

Client Engagement and Satisfaction:
  • Cultivate strong relationships with clients, understanding their unique requirements and providing tailored solutions.
  • Ensure client satisfaction by addressing inquiries, changes, and concerns promptly and professionally.
Order Coordination in a Growing Environment:
  • Manage projects efficiently in a dynamic, rapidly growing company environment.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate seamless project progression and adapt to evolving business needs.
Material Sourcing for Niche Industrial Machinery:
  • Engage with suppliers to source specialized materials required for industrial machinery projects.
Manufacturing Oversight for Niche Machinery:
  • Work closely with the manufacturing team to align production with project timelines.
  • Proactively address any changes or challenges in the manufacturing process.
Budget Management and Cost Efficiency:
  • Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and adherence to financial guidelines.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings without compromising quality.
Installation Coordination for Specialized Machinery:
  • Coordinate installation activities for specialized machinery, working closely with on-site teams and subcontractors.
  • Ensure installations are completed efficiently, meeting project specifications and client expectations.
Documentation, Reporting, and Scalability:
  • Maintain meticulous project documentation, adapting processes for scalability as the company grows.
  • Provide regular updates to clients and internal stakeholders on project status and milestones.

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field is strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager and Sales Coordination
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience within an OEM manufacturing company

If you are a self-motivated individual excited to contribute to the success of a rapidly growing company in the niche industrial machinery sector, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be an integral part of our journey towards continued success and excellence in client satisfaction.

Meet Your Recruiter

Max Francis
Technical Recruiter

Max Francis is a seasoned Engineering Recruiter specializing in the Automation Division at Sterling. With five years of invaluable experience in recruitment, Max is on a mission to help individuals find their perfect career move—one that aligns with their professional goals and supports their families.

As an Engineering Recruiter, Max excels in the Automation Division, leveraging his deep industry knowledge to connect candidates with opportunities tailor-made for their unique skill sets and aspirations. He understands that finding the right career move is a pivotal moment in people's lives, and he thrives on being a part of that journey.

What Max finds most exciting and rewarding about his work is the opportunity to guide individuals to their ideal career fit. He recognizes that this transition is an exhilarating time for most people, and he derives immense satisfaction from helping them navigate the path toward their next professional adventure.

Max's advice to job seekers is grounded in the value of connections. He believes that having a well-connected recruiter within the industry you aspire to be in can open doors to companies and positions that may not be readily available on job boards. In today's competitive job market, he encourages candidates to connect with a recruiter early in their job search journey. While he advocates for candidates to continue their independent job searches, he emphasizes the benefit of having an additional set of experienced eyes on the market.

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