Project Manager, Facilities Design and Implementation

Project Manager, Facilities Design and Implementation

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
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  • Requisition GH1061480

What you'll do at

Essential Functions

An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Facilities Design and Project Management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of facilities projects in both existing and new eCommerce fulfillment centers. This position requires leadership through providing expert advice and guidance to others in the Walmart standards and best practices for design, supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs, and building commitment for strategies and proposals.

Manages the design and execution of major repair or enhancement facilities projects (for example, office/break room/restroom expansions, fire suppression, building electrical and lighting, HVAC, or building shell expansion). Own the involvement of necessary internal and external resources; gathering price estimates; gaining approvals; and coordinating the execution of the enhancement or expansion through punch list management and project sign off.

Manages the design and coordination of the shell building design and build for new fulfillment centers through managing general contractors, construction schedules, capital expenses, working with architects to finalize design scopes, soliciting and analyzing bids, and awarding contracts for all facilities requirements.

Manages the change request process with all construction vendors through reviewing timelines, updating project schedules, collaborating with internal customers to understand needs, coordinating requirement of contractors with other vendors in the facility, managing budgets, and communicated updated schedules or scopes to the implementation engineering team.

Supports existing distribution center expansion and equipment modifications by facilitating the development of a scope of work; coordinating necessary resources for design work; obtaining cost estimates; obtaining the required approvals; providing warranty support; and developing a punch list and following up to ensure satisfactory completion.

Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

Competencies

An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position.

Customer/Member Centered: Meet Internal and External Customer/Member Needs - Identifies the requirements, expectations, and needs of customers/members. Supports and aligns with initiatives, goals, and actions focused on improving customer/member service. Addresses the concerns and issues of internal and external customers/members. Uses customer/member data, analyses, and insights to improve customer/member-related decisions.

Judgment: Demonstrate Professional Judgment - Researches and integrates relevant information and data, and uses expertise to make recommendations or decisions. Identifies and applies sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisions. Uses business measures and analyses to identify improvement opportunities. Probes and looks beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems and identify possible solutions.

Execution and Results: Focus on Execution and Results - Aligns and pursues work activities to achieve the mission and business priorities of the organization. Shares information, practices, and resources across functions, organizations, and locations to improve performance. Effectively uses existing processes and tools to achieve performance objectives. Uses and explains major process steps to manage time, resources, and challenges to meet goals.

Planning and Improvement: Plan for and Improve Performance - Develops and implements plans, practices, and processes to better achieve organizational goals. Develops contingency plans to manage or eliminate potential problems. Identifies and recommends ways to continually improve and streamline processes and practices.

Influence and Communicate: Build Influence - Develops and presents logical, convincing reasons in support of one's perspectives and initiatives. Proactively shares relevant information and timely updates with appropriate people. Listens attentively and asks questions to ensure understanding. Researches information for and prepares documents and presentations that effectively convey relevant information in a timely manner.

Ethics and Compliance: Model Ethics and Compliance - Complies with policies and procedures. Demonstrates ethical performance. Supports efforts to enforce compliance with policies and procedures.

Adaptability: Adapt Professionally - Demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity. Adapts to competing demands and shifting priorities. Updates and shares knowledge and skills to keep current in one's   area of expertise. Embraces change and supports its implementation.

Build Relationships: Form Relationships - Builds trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional and organizational boundaries. Relates to others in an accepting and respectful manner, regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background. Collaborates with people from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and functional areas to discover new perspectives.

Physical Activities

The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.

Observes associate, customer, or supplier behavior. Enters and locates information on computer.

Presents information to small or large groups and individuals.

Communicates effectively in person or by using telecommunications equipment.

Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil or pen) or computer. Visually verifies information, often in small print.

Reads information, often in small print.

Travel

Traveling is necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.

Travels domestically to and from multiple facilities or work-sites requiring an overnight stay.

Travels domestically to and from multiple facilities or work-sites requiring consecutive overnight stays. Travels domestically to and from multiple facilities or work-sites during the workday.

Expected travel of up to 50%.

About You

You’re a risk taker, a doer that delivers, you have and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends and colleagues to know what’s happening in the world and staying “in the know.” You have a passion for project management. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies around where the only constant is change and you have these main skills:

  • Creative problem solver that can integrate knowledge and expertise in making fact-based recommendations and decisions
  • Convey a sense of urgency in ways that motivate others to complete responsibilities and achieve both individual and business goals
  • Demonstrate creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles and adversity
  • Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and present logical reasons to all levels of the business, including senior management
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects through organizational changes and demands
  • Promotes a team-based work environment that respects, embraces, and values diversity in others
  • Manage roles, assignments and developmental opportunities to maximize organizational performance

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Science, Engineering or Technical field
  • 4-6 years of total work experience in technical leadership role
  • High attention to detail
  • Exceptionally analytical, organizational with strong written/verbal communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Masters Degree in Engineering, Business or Technical field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

About Jet

Jet is reshaping ecommerce as we know it. Based in Hoboken NJ (just 10 min from Manhattan), we are a shopping site on the relentless pursuit to build the greatest customer experience in the world. At Jet, we believe in bold. That means taking risks, asking “why not”, looking where no one’s looked before and crushing it! Our engineers are utilizing and building world class technologies, to optimize the supply chain, remove unnecessary costs, sprinkle in some surprise and delight all while saving consumers every penny possible and we’re just getting started. At Jet, we have worked hard to build a culture that stresses the importance of learning and of sharing knowledge. If you want to be part of the team that is disrupting the shopping norm and you’re capable of smashing the status quo, we have a hunch you’d look good in purple.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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