Sr. Project Manager
As the world's leader in Lighting, Philips is driving the switch to energy-efficient solutions. With worldwide electrical lighting using 19%of all electricity, the use of energy-efficient lighting will significantly reduce energy consumption around the world and thereby cut harmful CO2 emissions. Philips provides advanced energy-efficient solutions for all segments: road lighting, office & industrial, hospitality and home. Philips is also a leader in shaping the future with exciting new lighting applications and technologies such as LED technology, which, besides energy efficiency, provides attractive benefits and endless new never-before-possible' lighting solutions. Some product highlights: Xenon car lighting, CosmoPolis street lighting, Living Colors ambience lighting. We challenge you to join the high-energy, high-impact team in Somerset, NJ with lots of visibility and growth opportunities.
We Challenger You To…
be the primary inside sales contact for assigned customers and outside sales representatives by overseeing all activities as they pertain to the customer and inside needs of the outside sales representatives.
Primary duties encompass project management, scheduling and order processing as well as assisting the quotations team when needed.
Project Management: Assist outside sales representatives in securing and servicing orders by
aggressively tracking business and project opportunities, assist with quotation preparation, make product recommendations, cross-over competitor products, create submittal packages, perform blue print take-offs, prepare limited lighting layouts, maintain communications of all related activities with field sales/customers, report and coordinate quality control issues and assume responsibility for overall project coordination.
Scheduling: Forecasting, expediting and manage complete logistics of every project
Order processing: Order entry, manage product variants and process RGAs (return good authorizations), maintain billing documentation/reconciliation
Position sits in Somerset, NJ.
Associate’s degree with 3-5 years of experience as a project manager on construction projects with scheduling and forecasting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related industry
Exceptional customer service, communication and interpersonal skills; capable of developing a strong rapport with people over the telephone
Must be detailed oriented and able to work with limited supervision
Able to prioritize, multi-task and organize workload; able to overcome obstacles and meet deadlines within a fast paced environment
Strong computer skills within a PC environment (word processing and spreadsheet); able to learn new systems quickly
Bachelor’s degree/coursework; participation in industry associations; Understanding of lighting fundamentals; Blue print reading; proficiency with AUTO-CAD and capable of performing lighting layouts; Lighting industry experience – preferably as an inside sales/project manager
Philips is an equal opportunity employer.
United States-New Jersey-Somerset
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