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WK Industrial Services Corp. is part of the W&K Group, established in 1985, based in Faulbach, Germany. WK Group has worldwide locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Poland, Russia, China, Slovakia, Turkey.

WK provides installation and contracting services for industrial manufacturing. We install machines and equipment and provide additional industrial services. Our customer base ranges from European equipment manufactures to Fortune 500 companies.

Being a part of a collaborative team, working in innovative environments, encouraging exceptional performance, and exploring outside interests and professional development, W&K recognizes our employees as the most valued part of our firm. They are the core of what makes W&K a great firm to work for and why our culture promotes a remarkable work/life balance. W&K offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Educational and professional development opportunities
  • Advancement Opportunities

WK is rapidly growing and seeking to expand our team with a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget.

Project managers plan and designate project resources, calculate manhours, prepare budgets and quotes, monitor progress, and keep management informed the entire way.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES & SCOPE

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Calculate resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Calculate and prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various management about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables.
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Calculation / Estimation

  • Calculate manhours needed based on schedule and required tasks
    • Check Inquiries and check feasibility of project
    • Determine additional costs such as hotel, travel, subcontractor etc.
    • Determine and estimate cost for tools, tool rental and material needed
    • Determine pricing with head of project management
    • Determine equipment and cost for such
    • Create calculation on calculation template
    • Create Quote and / or contracts
    • Support Sales Department during Negotiations as needed

Project Management

  • Trigger certain internal processes such as invoicing and keeping track of payments etc.
    • Direct communication with clients
    • Monitor progress and plan ideal manpower for project
    • Monitor scope and create change orders as needed
    • Track project schedule and project cost
    • Change order management
    • On site visits as necessary
    • Problem solving

Purchasing Functions

  • Inquiry costs for Equipment
    • Inquiry costs for material, subcontractor
    • Create PO’s and Order Management for Project
    • Create and Track PO Numbers

QUALIFICATION AND EDUCTION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Technical degree with 10 years of Field Experience
  • + 5 years of project management and related experience
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices

Preferred Skills

  • IT: All standard Microsoft Office Products; Navision, Business Central
  • Self-Driven and intrinsic motivation
  • Technical Education
  • Language: German, Spanish

Additional Notes

Project Coordinator is an entry level in to project management, reports to Head of Project Department and has access to assistant resources within the department.

Project Coordinators have direct supervision over all manpower designated to their project.

This position requires a willingness to travel of around 50-60%.

The Position Project Coordinator includes a Bonus Structure which is based on performance and monetary aspects of their projects.

Please be sure to carefully read through all requirements as only serious applicants will be contacted.

WK Industrial Services Corp. is committed to providing a safe & drug-free work environment. We thank you for applying, candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

WK Industrial Services Corp. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a culturally diverse workforce without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. EOE/M/F/V



All applicants need to submit their resume to the recruiting team: application(at)wkamerica.net