Advance Wire Products Ltd. (AWP) is North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative merchandising solutions for the retail grocery, convenience, and pharmacy market. We are deeply committed to our mission, which is to help drive our clients’ profitability and customer satisfaction through in-store innovation. AWP has been working with grocery, convenience, and pharmacy retailers to solve merchandising challenges since 1953. Our team combines in-depth research with front-line retail experience to anticipate and meet the needs of our clients and their business practices. All employees, from the manufacturing department through to the sales team, work to truly understand the business of our clients.
The Project Coordinator oversees a variety of projects, monitoring progress, reporting variances and acting as liaison among stakeholders.
Coordinates internal resources and third parties/vendors to execute projects.
Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, on-budget and within scope.
Tracks and analyzes projects’ performance and expenditures and reports variances to management.
Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Works with resource management on resource planning, availability and allocation for projects.
Translates project requirements into tasks, schedules and assigns tasks.
Communicates to management changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs.
Tracks and analyzes project performance, cost performance, schedule and reports result to management. Makes recommendations for action.
Reports and escalates to management as needed.
Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation.
Closes project and documentation, passes project deliverables to operations.
Carries out other related tasks and projects as required.
Education: Project Management certification is preferred
Experience: At least 2 years project coordination in manufacturing
Proficiency with standard Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.)
Strategic thinking/planning ability with a demonstrated track record in problem solving as well as seeking and creating solutions to challenges
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of stakeholders and staff
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and thrive in a changing, growing environment
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong working relationships internally/externally
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Demonstrated high level of initiative
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Excellent writing, proofreading, editing skills