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Project Manager Job

DATE: Jun 14, 2022

LOCATION: Marshfield, Missouri, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Marshfield, Missouri 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 5% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is $70,610 - $138,580 per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

 


​What does it mean to work at Architectural Components Group, Inc. (ACGI), a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

 

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, and many more. 
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

 

Project Managers are an integral part of the Architectural Specialties (AS) Project Management Team. Reporting to the AS Manager – Project Management, this position coordinates all work effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands.  He/she coordinates and oversees all aspects of a project to ensure it is completed on time and within budget. The position has overall responsibility for managing expectations by coordinating and communicating on scope, cost, schedule, vendors, and manufacture of contractual deliverables. Known for effective leadership of internal and external resources.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Develops communication plan 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 target ship week 

  • 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 

  • Participates in tele-conferences or other meetings 

  • Tracks initial invoicing/payment status. 

  • 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 

  • Writes, submits and tracks change 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. 

  • Conducts a follow-up with customer as required. 

  • Requests and sends maintenance and warranty packets. 

  • Tracks final invoice and payment status. 

  • Provides subject matter expertise on product designs, as needed. 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None 

 

Travel:  Minimal; less than 5% 

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • 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. 

  • Demonstrated proficiency in using and accessing information stored in internal data systems. 

  • 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. 

  • Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise reports. 

  • Ability to present information to persuade others to accept a specific opinion or action. 

  • Strong proficiency explaining complex issues in a concise manner. 

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team. 

  • 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. 

 

Physical Demands:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Office Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. No PPE is required. 

  • Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Required PPE includes: Hard hat (when required), safety glasses, earplugs, steel toe/composite boots, and fall protection. 

 

Requirements that will make you successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent two-year college or technical school, ideally in a technical discipline such as architecture or construction and/or professional experience in management. 

  • Minimum of five years’ related experience in managing large complex projects. 

 

Competencies: 

  • See Professional (Grade 7-14) competencies     

                   

Other Skills and Abilities

 

Why should you join ACGI, a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.

 

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

 

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

 

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

 

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

 

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.

 

ACGI, a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!


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