Project Manager

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Ludowici’s subsidiary, Terreal North America, a leader in terracotta wall claddings and sunscreen products, is seeking a Project Manager to assist in continuing the overall company successes and growth. Terreal North America offers a collaborative, team environment where open discussions and sharing of information and expertise is encouraged. Successful candidates should have a solid knowledge of commercial and institutional construction drawings, specifications, and processes. Please visit www.terrealna.com to learn more.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all facets of company projects/orders in order to successfully supply terra cotta wall claddings and sunscreen products
  • Manage new orders from time of receipt to successful completion
  • Oversee shop drawing, submittal, order entry, production and shipping phases of the project
  • Ensure project is a success for both Terreal NA and customer
  • Ensure project is supplied in a manner where acceptable margins are maintained versus the project estimate
  • Work with estimating team to ensure projects are quoted in a manner where they can be supplied at an acceptable margin
  • Secure order documents including customer purchase order or signed proposal, credit application and deposits.
  • Place purchase orders for terra cotta and metal items with appropriate vendors using TNA order confirmation spreadsheet to calculate correct costs and selling prices.
  • Verify all PO’s are accurate within vendor system by cross checking returned order acknowledgements.
  • Coordinate the lead times for material with project deadlines and ship the material from multiple manufacturers and locations.
  • Coordinate the delivery of all products by Sea, Air and Truck from multiple locations and vendors.
  • Notify clients of upcoming container shipments and deliveries and educate them on unloading procedures and equipment needed.
  • Insure proper invoicing to customer for all phases of ordering process.
  • Familiarity with computer based estimating takeoff software a plus
  • Perform component-based material takeoffs when needed
  • Maintain relationships with current suppliers and establish new relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Contact vendors to obtain current pricing and pricing for custom components
  • Review material takeoffs and proposals developed by others for accuracy and completeness prior to material proposal issuance.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Obtain and communicate freight quotes from multiple factories and destinations.
  • Assist in locating and identifying samples.
  • Purchase and maintain stock material for samples including terra cotta products and metal items.
  • Update Salesforce and Drop Box databases with copies of all order documents.
  • Assist in the development of the part number system for cladding system to be used on details, drawings, orders, quotes, etc. – coordinated with ERP System for more efficient processing both internally and with customers.
  • Communicate with credit manager to determine that client accounts are current before shipping material.
  • Assist in the collection of customer payments.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architectural Engineering, or related field
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents from architectural drawings, structural drawings, and related construction specifications
  • Strong organization skills with self-driven personality
  • Problem solving ability and desire
  • Interpersonal verbal and written skills
  • Commercial construction experience in pre-construction services, project management and/or estimating a must
  • Ability to read, interpret and navigate plans and specifications
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Experience and proficiency in Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD software is considered a bonus

Position Location

  • Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Type: Full time

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, 401K, paid Vacation, paid Holidays

Please reply with resume and cover letter detailing relevant work experience

LUDOWICI ROOF TILE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, OR PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS.

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