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Implementation Project Manager

Sonepar USA Inc
United States
December 09, 2022

Implementation Project Manager

Operations --> Operations Management

Anywhere USA




Position Summary:

Vallen's Program Manager of Accounts Implementation is a staff management position with responsibility for managing multiple account implementation Project Managers while also performing project management themselves over variety of company activities relating to the implementation of Systems Contracts, storeroom management, Vending, VMI and Ship and Bill business.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform staff management duties for assigned team of Project Managers; management responsibilities include but are not limited to: interviewing, selecting, hiring, coaching, counseling, and disciplining associates while enforcing company policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  • Manage staff workload and delegate implementation assignments.
  • Address escalated issues from Project Managers and/or the customer; provide mentorship and guidance for issue resolution.
  • Perform project management duties and oversee assigned account implementations; participate in and deliver Lean projects that raise quality and increase speed for the Vallen implementation process.
  • Research, identify, and implement new LEAN best practices for Project Managers leading account implementations.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement for delivery of stated implementation objectives.
  • Serve as a member of the larger team of National Accounts who analyze, develop, and implement systems contract accounts.
  • Conduct and coordinate activities for new site assessments.
  • Prepare kick-off documentation and/or review the documentation prepared by other Project Manager.
  • Assist with development and presentation of proposals to prospective new systems accounts for Vallen implementation; assess current state and prepare proposed timelines, scope of work documents, etc.; may review and approve the work of Project Managers related to proposal preparation.
  • Upon business award, plan, develop and manage to implementation timelines using project management software.
  • Assist with defining customer specifics and SOPs as it pertains to the designated customer and servicing site.
  • Identify, plan and coordinate activities and/or teams required for the implementation of local system accounts.
  • Prepare and present customer process flow-charting and analysis.
  • Coordinate activities for customer catalog set up and ensure its integrity.
  • Develop, deliver and/or coordinate communications with the Vallen project team and customer.
  • Collaborate with the National Accounts team to develop enhanced customer inventory analysis methods, templates, and presentations.
  • Collaborate with the National Accounts team to determine future customer expectations and develop tools, processes, and programs as may be required to assure Vallen is a World Class provider of systems selling solutions.
  • Assist with training region and site personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and at least 5+ years applicable experience. Applicable experience should include:

  • Performing Project Management duties for account implementations
  • Working for a distributor of MRO products in sales, operations or purchasing
  • Working in a manufacturing/production environment, preferably in the storeroom or tool crib
  • Working in a purchasing/inventory management position in an industrial environment replenishing stock materials
  • Project Management knowledge; experience using Smartsheet preferred
  • 6 Sigma Yellow or Green Belt
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ISO Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of QS9000 Quality Standards
  • General knowledge of SAS, Excel, databases, Word, Power Point, and MS Project
  • Solid organizational skills and strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Staff Management Responsibilities

Immediate supervision over a unit, section or department where the majority of the time is spent assigning, reviewing, checking work and eliminating ordinary difficulties. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; prepares and conducts performance appraisals and salary reviews, and applies company policies.

Working Conditions and Environment:

Travel: - Yes - 75%

Work Environment (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.):

  • May have travel requirements with limited advance notice.
  • Occasionally requires long and varied hours
  • Ability to work mandatory physical inventory
  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold environment
  • Ability to work in dusty conditions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Enhance your career by joining an amazing team at Vallen

Working at Vallen, it's not only a place you go to work but a place to feel connected and part of a team. We offer employee resource groups for allyship, education, networking, professional growth, engagement, and much more. At Vallen, we also encourage community engagement through our Vallen Cares outreach initiative. Through this program, our employees get together for volunteer efforts, charitable giving, team-building activities, and sustainability programs.

We strive to uphold our mission of passionately serving our customers and suppliers with responsiveness, expertise, and empathy while striving to continuously learn and improve performance all while staying connected with one another

is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC.

What are the Benefits?

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a Career Path Opportunities.

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