Creates and maintains the project work back schedule to ensure all up-front tasks and activities are assigned and completed on time.
Initiates kickoff and solution review meetings and ensures that subsequent meetings or tasks occur in a timely manner as dictated by each project.
Directs project activities and monitors project costs to ensure the business is as profitable as possible.
Meets with the clients as needed and understands client's expectation.
Monitors quality on production floor and resolves conflicts/issues to keep projects on track.
Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished. Mentors, coaches, trains and develops team.
Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business administration, Marketing or related field
Advanced degree (MBA, Master's) preferred
6+ years progressive project coordination experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.
Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment may be high.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
EEO Statement: Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled