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Company: Valmont
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


3129 35th Street Tuscaloosa Alabama 35401-5410

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Project Administrator position in our Tuscaloosa concrete pole manufacturing site. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will become the Voice of the Customer in our fast-paced, highly productive and efficient facility. Additionally, you will…

· Review customer requests and determine pricing for services, materials, and specialized tooling and/or design, issue quotations, understand and work with GM to meet margin requirements

· Interact with customers to clarify and define product specifications and delivery schedule and to resolve any concerns

· Verify internal production, engineering and drafting capabilities, as needed

· Manage multiple priorities while maintain a cooperative and objective attitude

· Generate weekly reports on quotes tendered and work closely with those responsible to prioritize production scheduling

· Develop shipping plans and load schedules to meet customer's delivery requirements

· Provide accurate quoting and shipping data to Accounting and help develop Sales Forecasts

· Lead Weekly Project Meetings to keep forecasts and reports accurate and ensure deadlines are met

What it takes

Required Qualifications

· Function as main point of contact for all customer interaction

· Strong deadline focus with ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

· Strong communication, interpersonal relationship building and organization skills

· Process customer quotes, identifies and documents customer specifications

· Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion

· Handle order entry including working closely with accounting, production, management to confirm accuracy of quotations, scheduling, invoicing

· Liaise daily with sales, purchasing, accounting, production and shipping departments to ensure customer deadlines are met

· Prepare shipping documents and arrange trucking logistics

· Assist in resolving customer concerns regarding special requests, quality and on-time delivery

· Demonstrate proven ability to work well with others

· Demonstrate professional poise and diplomacy in daily interactions

· Must be a person of integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

· Bachelor Degree or combination of project administration and/or inside sales and/or customer service experience and education

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

· Professional handling of incoming calls and e-mails related primarily, but not limited to order placement, price, value add & delivery

· Math skills, specifically add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate fractions & mixed numbers

· Minimum 3 years project administration or customer service work

· Requires oral and written communication skills, ability to prioritize, and multitask

· Root cause analysis capability and driver to continuously improve processes

· Microsoft Outlook and personal computer use

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor Degree in Business, Economics

· PMP Certification or working knowledge of fundamental project management concepts such as Gantt charts and scheduling milestones

· Working knowledge of fundamental commercial concepts such as Terms and Conditions, Contracts and Specifications

· Working knowledge of fundamental technical and manufacturing concepts such as load and configuration drawings and shop drawings

· College coursework in areas of building computer skills proficiency, math, statistics, and/or accounting, a plus.

· Ability to master in-house computer applications

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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