JO – 3858 Project Coordinator
MDS Staffing is seeking candidates to fill a Project Coordinator position. This is a temp to perm position located about 1 hour north of downtown Minneapolis.
Our Customer boasts a multi-million-dollar Fabrication Area with 37 fabrication employees and 145 total employees. The Company manufactures Build to Order, Custom, High end, High Level Automation machinery as an OEM “Original Equipment Manufacturer”.
The ideal candidate will possess a strong desire to advocate for their Customer’s Projects while also Championing for the Erdman Team as they lead, document and support the Project from beginning to end. The Project Coordinator is the anchor of the Project. Our mission is Excellence through Effective Communication. This position requires critical thinking, foresight and investigative skills. Attention to detail is necessary to perform the required tasks. They will be expected to generate and maintain Custom Equipment schedules while also acting as the main point of contact for our Valued Customers. They will gather sensitive information from our Customers and distribute communications internally. Communications must be forwarded with speed and purpose. The candidate will schedule meetings/visits, take minutes, collect project information, aid in communication flow, generate Change Orders, track payment milestones & maintain reports, and finally quote and organize shipping arrangements. Candidate will also be required to back up phones, back up the front desk if needed, perform light filing and be willing to act as a float to any area where additional help is needed. Experience in AutoCAD or Inventor is a plus. Along with knowledge in mechanical/electrical components, machine building and/or the manufacturing process.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
*Display exceptional customer service
*Exhibit strong business communication & writing skills; spelling, grammar and punctuation must be on point prior to clicking “send”
*Have the ability to capture technical meeting notes; typing speed of 50 wpm is helpful as hand written note taking is discouraged
*Organized and detail oriented
*Exceptional problem-solving skills
*Flexible and adaptable; eager to accept new and different tasks
*Display exceptional hospitality to our Customers
*Knowledgeable in Microsoft Outlook, Excel & Word
*Have a willingness to learn & follow direction
*Experience in trucking, transport and logistics is a plus
*A coachable candidate will soon cultivate the skills to Lead