Blanchard Machinery Project Manager - Energy Division in West Columbia, South Carolina
The Project Manager - Energy coordinates the delivery and execution of Caterpillar Electric Power Generation sales projects, working with the sales staff, suppliers, and the customer.
Blanchard Machinery Company is committed to fostering a high-performance work culture with challenging work opportunities that inspire high quality results. Some of the benefits of joining our team are:
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K, profit sharing, generous PTO and paid holidays, uniforms, and much more.
Exposure to world-class CAT training and development.
A friendly and supportive work environment.
Continuous exposure to learning and new technologies
Opportunities for advancement
What you Will Do:
Oversee written and verbal communication with all parties involved in sales project; i.e. purchase orders with suppliers, submittals with engineering, communication with management, sales staff, and sales engineering.
Keep abreast of new product developments, merchandising and pricing programs.
Manage all logistics of equipment delivery; which could include freight, crane, and site coordination.
Coordinate with Caterpillar group for engineering design, build, order processing, and delivery.
Coordinate with Service Department for In-house and Field Technician, as needed.
Process all the necessary reports to Caterpillar related to day-to-day operations, merchandising assistance, and all other information requested.
Continually strive to maximize gross profit on all projects.
Ensure total customer service through direct customer interactions.
Represent Blanchard Machinery by consistently exhibiting a professional manner, arriving on time and communicating with key contacts throughout the project.
Travel will be required; i.e. to, 3rd party supplier, customer job site.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; and ability to work productively in group problem solving situations.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
High degree of interpersonal skills and a commitment to provide excellent customer service while projecting a professional image at all times.
Computer Skills: Proficient in Solid Works and/or AutoCAD and Experience with Project Management tools such as Gantt Charts is needed.
Experience with CAT Electronic Technician, SAP, DBS, Lotus Notes, and EOMP systems is a plus.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required.
Ability to read drawings, one-lines and specifications to discuss projects with contractors, engineers and architects.
Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree and/or related project management experience is preferred.
Knowledgeable about CAT Engines is a plus.
Experience in any combination of manufacturing, parts, service repair, foreman, sales, is a plus.
The physical environment requires the employee to work inside as well as in shop/machine environments (non-climate controlled) and on customer job sites.
Position requires employee to be physically present at the job site location.
Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, and lifting.
Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities.
External Company URL: www.blanchardmachinery.com
Street: 3149 Charleston Highway