Project Manager

GMS Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 11 months ago

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 200 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the planning and execution for all projects including manpower, miscellaneous equipment (i.e. material handling, cranes), and requirements (permits, insurance, etc.)

  • Coordinate and communicate activities, materials, manpower requirements with all stakeholders (customer's project manager and/or site foreman, field manager, shipper scheduler, purchaser, etc.)

  • Create, track and maintain required information to review projects for profitability and customer satisfaction. Including but not limited to:

  • Labor usage against planned activity and productivity

  • Material usage against orders

  • Customer orders/releases

  • Develop and apply consistent, repeatable processes to enhance customer service, productivity and/or profitability across the Company

  • Monitor job sites to ensure production rates and customer expectations are being met

  • Perform other related duties as required

  • Comply with all Kempf Company policies, procedures, and safety requirements

Skills, Knowledge, and

Job Requirements:
  • Project Management

  • Organizational skills

  • Excellent communication both oral and written

  • Negotiation skills

  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Education and Work Experience

  • 3 years Project Management experience in the building supplies industry or leading large or complex projects

  • High school degree required and some college experience is preferred

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