Project Manager (Furniture industry)

City: Maple, ON, Canada
Title: Project Manager (Furniture industry)
Category: Management & Professional
EmploymentType: Permanent
Staffmax is assisting a leading North American furniture retailer find their next Project Manager.
  • Full Time Permanent
  • 70-80K
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • 3 weeks Vacation

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Engage in daily client communication within a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Prioritize projects with a keen sense of urgency.
  • Collaborate with the Production Planner to organize schedules for various departments including woodshop, upholstery, sewing, shipping, assembly, foam, and pillows.
  • Ensure seamless execution of jobs from scheduling to timely shipping.
  • Foster teamwork from project inception to completion, staying informed about progress.
  • Monitor progress meticulously and establish clear deadlines.
  • Keep all stakeholders informed and aligned with the plan.
  • Liaise closely with the purchasing department to issue accurate work orders and assign them to the appropriate personnel or departments.
  • Coordinate shipping schedules for projects involving both external clients and internal teams.
  • Maintain close communication with the internal design team, ensuring timely client approvals.
  • Manage extensive correspondence with both external clients and internal staff.

Skills and Background:
  • Proficient in critical thinking to solve complex problems.
  • Approachable and eager to tackle challenges head-on.
  • Collaborative team player, unafraid to voice inquiries.
  • Thrives in fast-paced environments handling time-sensitive and confidential data.
  • Demonstrates exemplary organizational prowess.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel, with a deep understanding of Microsoft Office software.
  • Capable of multitasking effectively.
  • Skilled in proposing ideas to enhance accuracy and foster company growth.
  • Displays a minor interest in sales, design, and hospitality.
  • Certification as a PMP for 2+ years is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • 1-2 years of supervisory or management experience is required.
  • Proven track record in scheduling and planning.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Dedicated to continual learning and personal growth within the company, committed to advancing skills and contributing optimally.

Does this sound like a fit for you? Apply Today!

At Staffmax, our sole focus is the recruitment and placement of the most talented and qualified candidates. Whether candidates are looking for a permanent career change or the flexibility and experience that can be gained from contract assignments, we can help. Our goal is to get to know our candidates personal and change lives. Staffmax is proud to recruit a workforce that reflects the diversity that Canada has to offer. We encourage candidates who are Indigenous, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and any others who reflect our diverse workforce to self-declare and apply.

We thank every one of you who applies, however, only those we choose to interview will be contacted.

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