Implementation Project Manager Jobs in Belmont, NC at Vallen

Title: Implementation Project Manager

Company: Vallen

Location: Belmont, NC

Position Summary:
Vallen’s Project Manager of Accounts Implementation is an individual contributor role responsible for leading projects and providing oversight to the implementation of systems contracts, storeroom management, vending and vendor managed inventory (VMI), and ship and bill business arrangements. They are responsible for the design & planning of storeroom resets, the build of new storerooms, and for leading related projects (e.g., crib crawls, physical inventory reviews) through successful implementations utilizing LEAN tools and methodologies.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs 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.
Assists 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.
Upon business award, plans, develops and manages to implementation timelines using project management software, g. Smartsheet and Microsoft Visio, preferred.
Assists with defining customer specifics and SOPs as it pertains to the designated customer and servicing site.
Identifies, plans and coordinates activities and/or teams required for the implementation of local system accounts.
Prepares and presents customer process flow-charting and analysis.
Coordinates activities for customer catalog set up and ensure its integrity.
Develops, delivers and/or coordinates communications with the Vallen project team and customer.
Collaborates with the National Accounts team to develop enhanced customer inventory analysis methods, templates, and presentations; leads crib crawl and physical inventory implementations and manages activities using Smartsheet.
Collaborates 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.
Researches and identifies process improvements, computer programs, etc. to improve delivery stated implementation objectives.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 years applicable experience. Applicable experience should include:

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
Supply Chain Implementation or Warehouse Management
Project Management knowledge; experience using Smartsheet preferred
6 Sigma Yellow or Green Belt
Knowledge in work flow and efficient material storage utilization
Understanding of blueprints / drawing preferred; construction background a plus
Mechanically minded, ability to have conceptual understanding of future state storeroom and warehouse layouts
Ability to create drawings for increased flow and future state drawings of storerooms and warehouses
Demonstrated knowledge of ISO Standards
Demonstrated knowledge of QS9000 Quality Standards
General knowledge of SXe, Excel, databases, Word, Power Point, MS Project; Smartsheet, MS Office Starter and MS Visio preferred.
Solid organizational skills and strong customer service orientation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Working Conditions and Environment:
Travel: Yes – 75%

Work Environment & Physical Demands:
(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.
Work environment may not be temperature controlled; must have the ability to work in extreme hot or cold environments.
Must have the ability to work in dusty conditions.
May be required to handle hazardous materials and wear various forms of protective equipment (shoes, gloves, protective eyewear, etc.)
Must be able to handle and work physical inventory; required to lift up to 25 lbs or greater with assistance following standard operating and safety procedures. Other physical requirements including, regularly being required to stand, walk, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, climb and balance.
Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus are required.

About Vallen
Vallen 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 and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.
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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 Career Path Opportunities.

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