Cimtec Careers

Project Coordinator

General Purpose of the Position:

This position coordinates the technical aspects of projects or initiatives, including creating project plans, timelines and deliverables. Identifies and tracks project issues/risks and identifies actions to resolve issues and mitigate risks. Able to report on project and financial status for all active projects. Liaison with the internal/external sales teams and sub-contractors working on active projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status adequately to all internal teams.
  • Helps prepare professional and complete quotes by utilizing standard templates and pricing worksheets and adhering to company pricing guidelines.
  • Ensure that clients’ needs are met as the project evolves.
  • Monitor and track project’s progress and handle any issues that arise.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, timeline (Gantt Charts) and reports.
  • Use project management tools to monitor working hours, budget, plans and money spent.
  • Responds to customer inquiries, requests, and complaints with urgency, and ensure resolution in a timely manner.
  • Keep all administrative documents accurate and current, including project files, expenses, drawings and proposals.
  • Always demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy, and organization in the execution of job duties.
  • Assist accounting with expenses and billable hours reporting by project, to effectively invoice customers.
  • Issue purchase order requests for needed system components to help engineers and add sub-contractors, as required.
  • Works with appropriate departments and their staffs to coordinate the activities of all active projects, affecting them.
  • Continuously monitors progress of job, including tasks and investigates any deviations from schedule.
  • Keeps all appropriate personnel apprised of status of projects, shifts in priorities, existing or perceived problems; deviations from schedule.
  • Prepares and facilitates conference calls when needed, on large projects and/or when multiple locations must be involved.
  • Identify, suggest and implement corrective actions to improve quality of coordination process for all project, as a means for process improvements within the department.
  • Helps prepare and trigger invoices by providing data and requirements for accounting.
  • Providing training, work direction, and problem-solving assistance to other personnel.
  • Tracking and monitoring project budgets and expenses.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Time management skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Education and Experience Required:

  • Associates degree (AS/AA) from two-year college or university in Industrial Engineering Technology; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Project management general training and/or associate degree in Project Management.
  • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project (MSP), Gantt charts, basic time reporting and engineering documentation.
  • Technical writing competence.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office computer software and Windows operating systems, and general business productivity tools.

Company Overview

CIMTEC is one of the largest automation and control solutions providers in the southeastern United States, based in Charlotte, NC, and with offices in strategic locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Not only does our staff offer expertise in all areas, from product sales to electronic board repair and control system design and integration, we work as one team to ensure a seamless operation for our clients.

We are dedicated to helping our customers become more competitive through the use of technology, and we will continue to develop complete solutions that lead the industry in value, performance and innovation.

To inquire about this position or to forward your resume for consideration, please send an email to HR@cimtec.com; please reference the job title Application Engineeer in the subject line of your email.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instruction and assignments.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.