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Associate Project Manager Job

DATE: May 4, 2021

LOCATION: Marshfield, Missouri, US

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Sales 

Primary Location: Marshfield , Missouri 

Relocation Offered: No 

Employment Status: Full-Time 

Travel: 5% 



By joining our Architectural Specialties Project Team as an Associate Project Manager, you will play an integral role in upcoming key projects at Armstrong. Reporting to the Architectural Specialties Manager you will coordinate all work effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands 


The Associate Project Manager in our team will oversee all aspects of a project including budgeting and meeting deadlines. In addition, you will take ownership for managing expectations by coordinating and communicating on scope, cost, schedule, vendors and manufacture of contractual deliverables. 


What You’ll be doing:  

  • Develops communication plans after project handoff. 
    • Analyzes initial contract requirements. 
    • Determines status of sample and drawings done during quotation phase. 
    • Establishes contact with customer to direct expectations of product and establish project Requested Date, Target and Commitment Date. 
  • Establishes project timelines. 
    • Reviews architectural plans. 
    • Tracks sample and Shop/Product Detail drawing status. 
    • Develops project objectives, policies and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications. 
    • Communicates with customers, supervisor and manufacturing on submittal status. 
  • Controls project flow. 
    • Provides administrative direction of customers and various internal departments to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget. 
    • Maintains and archives internal and external communication for each project using Project Management software and Outlook. 
    • Tracks status of submittal for each project. 
    • Updates internal databases as project submittal status changes. 
    • Requests material procurement and manufacturing. 
    • Tracks projects through the manufacturing phase. 
    • Conducts periodic inspection of products as they move through the manufacturing process. 
    • Provides risk mitigation and problem resolution. 
    • Communicates with customers as early as possible delay’s that affect Target Ship Week. 
    • Understands customer shipping requirements and communicates with Shipping Coordinator.
  • Creates documents. 
    • Writes, submits and tracks order acknowledgements for each project, including change and tracking of SAP orders. 
  • Provides oral and written reports with issues, implications, and potential courses of action, as required.  Briefs upper management regarding status of projects. 
  • Closes out projects. 
    • Communicates with customer tracking information once project has shipped and manage post project support as required.
    • Provides subject matter expertise on product designs, as needed. 


What will make you successful

  • Experience coordinating multiple facets of projects, including: analyzing information and architectural drawings, communication with customers and other stakeholders, setting of expectations, scheduling, planning, assigning and directing work, risk mitigate and problems resolution, and budget control.  
  • 5+ years’ related experience in project management in manufacturing and/or construction/building
  • Strong proficiency using computer applications including, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software. 
  • Strong proficiency in analyzing and interpreting written material quantitative data to draw conclusions and make recommendation. 
  • Ability to present complex information to persuade others to accept a specific opinion or action in a concise manner. 
  • Highly capable of coordinating efforts and collaborating with a variety of individuals having conflicting agendas. 
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple activities to meet project deadlines. 
  • Strong communication skills both orally and in writing with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy and the flexibility to work effectively with senior executives of customer companies. 
  • Capable of occasional travel to visit a construction site, suppliers or attend meetings. 
  • Demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership in the coordination of internal and external resources. 
  • Work continually meets procedural compliance. 
  • Highly knowledgeable in project management concepts and processes. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year college or technical school, ideally in a technical discipline such as architecture or construction and/or professional experience in management. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in construction field or related discipline. 
  • Strong proficiency in reading and interpreting architectural plans   


About the Location (Marshfield, MO)

Architectural Components Group, Inc. (ACGI), a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of twelve AWI plants in North America. Our Marshfield plant in south western Missouri is conveniently located within 3 hours to large cities such as Tulsa, Kansas City, and St. Louis as well as within 30 minutes to the smaller city of Springfield. However, it's rural attributes serve to also attract outdoorsmen and nature enthusiasts.  Eight large lakes are within an hour's drive, two smaller lakes are within 30 minutes. All offer an array of outdoor opportunities including fishing, boating, skiing, and sailing. Hiking, biking, wildlife areas, streams, and other river opportunities are within a short drive including the Niangua and Compton Hollow Conservation Areas just outside of Marshfield's city limits.


Equal Opportunity Employer: ACGI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



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Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


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