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  • PROJECT MANAGER II - NEW JERSEY

    Position Description:
    The Project Manager II will be accountable to facilitate the technical, project management, customer interaction and leadership of the RockCast operations New Jersey team. Success in this role will be measured through on-time delivery of products and services, starting at order receipt through delivery. The candidate will be responsible to provide design input, project management organization and process and project status to internal and external customers. This role will also be the customer point of contact for resolution and agreement in cases of conflict. This role will work cross-functionally with Sale/Business Development, Supply Chain management and Manufacturing to ensure visibility of customer requirements and internal commits. This role will also be tasked with leading a diverse technical group through the entire project management process, providing clear strategy, expectations, accountability and coaching to meet company goals and objectives.

    Responsibilities:
    • The tasks for this Role of Project Manager II requires numerous skill sets to include technical, process discipline, customer service and leadership.
    • Reviews project plans and proposals, then works with management to develop project objectives. Identifies project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project. Calculates time frames and sequences the stages of the project. Incorporates this data into the Sales and Operations planning process.
    • Prepares and distributes a description and timeline of the project. Coordinates Project Review meetings to educate on scope, complexity and timing of the project.
    • Studies product design, customer requirements and performance standards, then determines project specifications. Presents cost models (material, production and technical resourcing) and performance standards. Communicates customer requirements and product specifications to be delivered.
    • Through project coordination meetings and other forms of communication, oversees and coordinates the technical aspects of the project along with project progression/status. Partners with Sales, Supply Chain and Manufacturing to deliver customer requests and expectations.
    • Prepares status reports and regularly monitors budgets, contractors and schedules. Allocates project resources appropriately; approves expenditures; employee contractor contracts. Keeps an accurate record and electronic data base of all elements of the projects, including transportation impacts.
    • Presents procedures, rules and regulations to those involved in the project; productive environment through effective policies, processes and procedures. Maintains project integrity and reputation through compliance with state and federal regulations.
    • Demonstrate and operate according to the Company Core Values. Ensure alignment with company strategy, mission and purpose.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Skill sets must include performance and /or direction of specific engineering work on diverse construction or building site design or installation projects across market segments and with varying degrees of complexity. Specific engineering work may include but is not limited to the following: client communication, technical recommendations (plan and specifications) and technical reports preparation and/or oversight; engineering analyses, opinions of probable costs, and supporting calculations; independently evaluate, select and recommend and /or perform design solutions, procedures, criteria, and quality control/quality assurance activities to deliver a quality design product.
    • A project engineer must be flexible and able to work well in a fast-paced environment. They should be competent in handling simultaneously occurring tasks and smaller projects and have excellent written and oral communication skills. It is helpful for a Project Manager II to have conversation skills in at least one other foreign language, most commonly Spanish.
    • This position requires analytical and mathematical skills, quick thinking, and a solid understanding of the main principles of engineering, construction, and architecture. A successful Project Manager II should also seek out available professional development and continuing education opportunities.

    Qualifications:
    • Candidates should have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience.
    • 4 year degree preferred.
    • Experience or Certification in drafting and/or Project Management preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and solve problems.
    • Demonstrated design, excellent presentation, written, verbal and graphics communication skills, and solid project experience are essential
    • Excellent client management and interpersonal skills; Ability to interact effectively with multi-discipline customers, vendors and employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent team leadership/mentoring skills and proven success directing teams in all project phases required. Project teaming and collaboration experience with multiple entities.
    • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, follow-up and time management skills, thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.
    • Technical coaching/mentoring experience; lifelong learner, naturally curious and have desire to develop technical expertise.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as team.
    • Entrepreneurial, communicative and persuasive skills are a must as well as being creative and enthusiastic!

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • LOGISTIC COORDINATOR

    Overview:
    We are looking for a competent Logistics Coordinator to oversee and facilitate the distribution of the supply chain operations of our company. This position is responsible for optimizing transportation performance and executing day to day logistics activities in transporting and delivering goods. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of shipping routes and delivery, communicating delivery and shipment details and facilitating requests across all company divisions. The logistics department is responsible for responding immediately to customer questions and concerns and for notifying customers about any delays in the delivery schedule. This candidate should also be well-versed in supply management principles and practices and possess robust record-keeping abilities and a customer-focused approach. Strong negotiation skills are needed daily as well as the ability meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The goal is to ensure the smooth operations of a variety of channels aiming for maximum efficiency.

    Responsibilities:
    • Negotiate pricing with outside transportation carriers to move our freight, maximizing profitability of each shipment.
    • Executes efficient routes and delivery processes.
    • Communicate to carriers and drivers our requirements for load movement.
    • Manage shipments by working with carriers, shippers and receivers to ensure on time delivery.
    • Be the liaison between our Carriers and Sales/CSR team throughout shipment life cycles.
    • Research & source carrier services to meet our customer requirements.
    • Work with sales/customer service staff to problem solve driver or carrier issues during freight transit.
    • Manage a high volume of emails and calls to ensure on-time service performance.
    • Identify carrier opportunities by mode as well as solicit new carrier partners to grow current carrier base.
    • Investigate product overage, shortage, damage, and complete appropriate documentation.
    • Manage loads within customer team when needed, working with our receivers, and carriers to ensure on time delivery.
    • Conduct financial transactions related to lumper, unloading, and accessorial fee.
    • Complete assigned billing activities along with tracking and file all required paperwork.
    • Responds and resolves promptly to all customer inquiries for rate quotes.
    • Arrange same-day deliveries whenever possible.
    • Track and analyze mis-shipments to ensure they don’t occur again.
    • Respond to customer inquiries and refer clients to the appropriate channels.

    Qualifications:
    • 3+ Years US Domestic Transportation Experience preferred, knowledge of DOT requirements, laws, regulations relating to ground transportation.
    • Experience in customer service will be appreciated.
    • Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities.
    • Ability to work with little supervision, track multiple processes and meet deadlines throughout the day.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills required.
    • Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must possess advanced mathematic skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Must be computer-savvy with a working knowledge of logistics software (ERP) and be able to utilize Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word and Outlook.
    • The person in this position must be capable of sitting for an 8-hour period; read the computer screen and various paper documents; perform data entry on a computer keyboard; use standard office equipment such as a computer keyboard, calculator, copier, fax machine, scanner, stapler, telephone, and mail machine; and lift approximately 10 lbs. on a regular basis/50 lbs. on an occasional basis.
    • Shift: The candidate should be available to start shift as early as 6:00 AM and be available to potentially work weekends if need.
    • High school diploma/GED required (bachelor’s degree preferred).
    • Associates or bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of business or equivalent experience preferred

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • TECHNICAL DRAFTER

    Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for creating detailed and accurate shop drawings and layout drawings from blueprints or other customer supplied documents.
    • Create desired forms and drawings to assist sales and marketing in gaining market share.
    • Incorporate customer revisions to originals and communicate changes that affect price and/or production.
    • Maintain drawing standards and templates.
    • Passionately exemplify a commitment to elevating the standards for People, Products, Processes and Profitability of the company.
    • Rigorous compliance with all SOP's, company policies, procedures, and performance standards.
    • Incorporate Safety as a lifestyle and report any known safety issues to the correct personnel.
    • Enhance self development by continuously applying learning and technical innovation to departmental operations. This includes robust utilization of Starway in your performance process.
    • Robustly communicate discrepancies or potential issues in design or blueprint that may lead to customer dissatisfaction or expose the company to additional expense.
    • Vigorously support the Core Values, company mission and strategies.
    • Promote Takeoff, Estimating, installation and connections.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
    • 5-7 Years Drafting experience required, architectural preferred
    • Proficient at AutoCad
    • Ability to use basic SolidWorks, as required
    • 2-year technical degree preferred or technical certificate
    • Masonry, Cast Stone and/or Limestone experience preferred
    • Microsoft Office average skills
    • Ability to read, analyze, communicate and interpret blueprints, common association and professional journals, financial reports, and other documents.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, pay increases and bonuses, percentages, area, circumference, volume and other calculations.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the key actions of this job.
    • Individual must be able to walk more than average distance, climb up stairs, lift 50 lbs, bend at the waist, and sit for extended periods.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in all areas of responsibility including employee relations.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, understand abstract information, thinking in 3D. 

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.