EMPLOYMENT AT SBI

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FURNITURE, FIXTURES, EQUIPMENT (FFE) ESTIMATOR / PROJECT MANAGER

Department: Operations – FFE    Status: Regular, Full-time, FLSA Exempt
Location: Kent, WA (Main Office)     Reports to: VP Operations
 
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FFE) Project Manager at SBI manages the installation, change orders, vendor relations and logistics of assigned FFE projects. The FFE PM has the responsibility of overall project management for all SBI product lines. The FFE PM works closely with Sales staff and management communicating updates, needs, and participating in strategic planning. This position oversees multiple projects simultaneously and has overall responsibility for completing projects on time and within budget.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communicates with all project stakeholders to ensure accuracy and coordination
  • Generate quotes in CRM from RFQ’s provided by Sales person
  • Primary point of contact with customers once PO’s are received
  • Ordering products from various manufacturers
  • Communicate/manage installation requirements to customer and Installation Coordinator
  • Tracking orders and periodic updates to customer on product status regarding shipment, delivery, logistics
  • Make necessary trips to jobsite to stay informed on project progress and readiness for future installation
  • Maintain accurate CRM data throughout the life of the project
  • Schedule pre-post installation walk through with the customer; including Installation Coordinator and Sales Person as necessary
  • Tracks and reports progress across the portfolio of projects
  • Coordinates scope and schedule changes that affect project
  • Participates in strategy, scope, budget, and schedule decisions
  • Create and issue vendor purchase orders
  • Work with vendors and installation crew to expediently complete any punch list items
  • Work with purchasing contracts, in-house sales, and some inventory
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:Bachelor’s in project management or related field or equivalent experience
Experience: 5 years total experience in project engineering or project management, managing multiple small and large scale, cross-functional projects
Certifications/Licenses: Current driver’s license, Project Management Certification preferred
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to understand and translate SBI contract procedures, strategies into plans, and be able to drive the project to completion
  • Commitment to strong customer service, and able to work independently
  • Able to think in terms of whole system improvements
  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to effectively lead teams of subject matter experts/stakeholders
  • Willingness to proactively intervene as needed to ensure program deliverables are completed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to establish trust with sponsors, stakeholders, and external partners
  • Successful track record as a project and/or program manager
  • Represents SBI in a professional, able, helpful and courteous manner
  • Team player
  • Dependable and on-time
  • Experience using resource estimation, risk management, budget management, and resource demand management
  • Possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management methodologies and tools and change management techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
EQUIPMENT USED
Office equipment, computer, personal vehicle
 
 
MENTAL & PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Mental Effort: Must be able to work effectively as the lead member FFE team. Work is detailed, complex with multiple competing priorities, deadlines and internal and external customers.
  • Physical Requirements: Work is primarily in office environment requiring ability to see and hear and communicate as well as operate personal motor vehicle to visit worksite.
  • Working Conditions: Work is performed both in an office setting and at worksite. Noise level may be moderate or loud at worksite.

The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  SBI reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. 

 

TO APPLY:

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Job open until filled.

KENT, WA   SUMMER FURNITURE INSTALLER

Department: Furniture    Status: Seasonal, Full-time, Exempt
Location: Kent, WA (Main Office)     Reports to: Warehouse Manager
 
 

SUMMER POSITION: July 8-Sept 6, 2019

You will work at a variety of school and commercial job sites around the Pacific Northwest and in our Kent headquarters loading, delivering and installing furniture orders according to specific layout plans. You will represent the company to the customer in a professional, helpful, and courteous manner, may oversee a crew and do some travel within the Pacific Northwest. M-F Daytime hours with some overtime possible. Pay DOE, we will train as necessary.
 
 
MENTAL & PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Mental Effort: Must be able to work effectively as a member of a team. Be dependable and on-time.
 
Physical Requirements: Requiring ability to see and hear and communicate.Must be able to frequently lift 50+ pounds without assistance. Requires some travel in company vans/trucks. 
 
Working Conditions: Work is performed both in a warehouse setting and at worksite. Noise level may be moderate or loud at worksite.
 

The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  SBI reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and experience required.