Project Manager in Bloomsburg, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description

This opening is in our Kawneer business which is located in Bloomsburg, PA.  We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 

This position requires you to maintain all existing Projects and Customer Accounts, including all project management and customer service functions.
You will review customer needs, make product recommendations, negotiate contract terms and pricing, develop reliable supply chains and will be responsible for the overall profitability of each Kawneer Projects and take a proactive approach at managing and ensuring deadlines and critical due dates are met or exceeded.

Responsibilities include:

•Project management of customer projects
•Proactively look for solutions for projects that exceed customer expectations
•Promote and service customers at a level that leads to more orders at highest profitability
•Understands overall plan needs and accepts accountability for the projects that are expected to meet/exceed the plan in area of responsibility
•Effectively and timely manage claims and charges from customers to be fair, but at minimal as possible exposure
•Understand the market handled and proactively follow up to obtain new orders
*Any other assigned duties

Major activities/Key Challenges
•Enter new orders timely to meet/exceed customer lead-time expectations
•Problem solve/arrive at solutions for orders that are held up with issues
•Understand and manage backlogs, looking proactively for challenges and correcting
•Timely and accurate responses to customer needs
•Proactive approach to opportunities to obtain new orders
•Analyze and manage projects to minimize risks
•Identify areas for process improvement


Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a customer service environment 
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years of industry knowledge / experience in the commercial construction industry 
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution 
  • Ability to read an interpret architectural plans
  • Experience with JD Edwards, and Microsoft Office


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