Project Manager

  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Engineering Services

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!   

Job Description

The Project Manager provides project management services that meet or exceed Builders’ expectations throughout the life of the project and remains the single point of contact for the project.  The Manager provides timely and concise verbal and written communications and promptly responds to Builders’ requests. They employ sound risk management principles that meet or exceed project and regional /business profitability goals, and establish and ensure milestone dates and deliverables are met.  The Project Manager also supports and engages in a collaborative work environment between all internal company functions and builds trust among peers and customers by developing strong relationships.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Focus on safety to achieve company’s goal of Zero Harm
  • Contribute to providing services and products with Zero Defects
  • Problem solve field issues and resolve claims
  • Facilitate communications with builders during the engineering stage of projects
  • Perform business audit to ensure accuracy of order entry and fully understand scope of work
  • Manage and maintain backlog order management data
  • Facilitate kick-off and hand-off meetings
  • Establish and monitor milestone dates and communicate schedule to builders
  • Manage change orders
  • Manage supplier items

Qualifications

Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Associate or 2-year technical degree
  • 4 years of relevant work experience

Preferred Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a related field
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) experience

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Competent in Order Management System applications
  • Thorough product, document and process knowledge
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with builders
  • Organizational agility
  • Ability to influence others
  • Active listener
  • Action oriented
  • Proactive approach to managing projects and takes ownership of his/her projects
  • Sound risk management practices
  • Competence with Microsoft Office products
  • Able to read and interpret Architectural/Structural drawings and specifications
  • Able to effectively manage projects to provide projections for shipped tons, dollars and margin
  • Able to effectively manage key milestones
  • Able to effectively manage Change Orders and margin enhancement
  • Competent in problem solving
  • Competent in conflict resolution

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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