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Project Coordinator


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“Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even though they rarely stick to their plan.” – Winston Churchill
Do you have a strong customer focused attitude? Do you love helping people solve problems? Do you want to be part of a company that is growing and excited about change?
Join the Kee Safety team as our newest Project Coordinator in our Buffalo, NY office.

 

Who is Kee Safety?

Separating People from Hazards is our life’s work. Kee Safety, Inc. is the North American business operation of Kee Safety, Ltd. in the United Kingdom. We maintain a strong sales presence here in the USA with our manufacturing and warehouse center headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

Kee Safety is the leading global supplier of safety systems and solutions. When you join the Kee Safety Team, you are not only aligning yourself with the leading safety and fall prevention experts in North America but with people who are passionate about fall prevention, safety, and who care about their company and its customers.

 

What Can We Offer You?

We are most proud of our employees and our culture. We believe in our employees and understand that when they are engaged and they are happy - they will thrive and our business will grow.

Our corporate culture includes:

  • A strong, collaborative work environment
  • Training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Life-long friendships
  • Our Kee Giving Sponsorship Program: Kee Safety will donate to community initiatives that employees support outside of work

Kee Safety provides some of the best benefits around:

  • 401k plan with excellent match and bonus contribution
  • A comprehensive benefits program that includes medical plans starting at $0, vision and dental coverage, life and disability coverage paid 100% by the Company
  • Paid holiday, vacation and sick time

What Makes this Job Awesome?

The Project Coordinator provides sales support for assigned Regional Sales Managers. The Project Coordinator reports to the Sale Support Manager, and interfaces with other departments (Sales, Shipping, Technical) to establish a project plan that fulfills customer requirements. The Project Coordinator works proactively to overcome project challenges, communicates status updates, and works with management to align project completion within the Company’s sales forecast period.

How Will You Do This?

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously that successfully meet all customer requirements
  • Set up customer accounts, fill out vendor forms, and review customer contracts
  • Enter purchase orders into ERP system with accurate and detailed order notes
  • Provide shipment tracking information to sales/customer when order ships
  • Receive sales order packet and create a project checklist of all on-site delivery requirements
  • Review open orders to monitor progress and provide status updates to sales/customer
  • Investigate carrier delivery delays and material shortage claims, and resolve accordingly
  • Spearhead cross-departmental project launch meetings to define timelines and clarify responsibilities
  • Use GANTT-style project sheets to foresee potential future roadblocks and respond proactively
  • Receive design change requests and arrange on-site assistance with technical/sales to resolve
  • Provide auxiliary service for national or regional accounts
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Sales Support Manager or company directors

Requirements

 We Want to Hear from You If You Have:

  • Minimum Associates degree in Project Management/Engineering/Business, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years relevant experience working in Project Management, Procurement, or Inside Sales
  • Project Management skills – GANTT chart experience, highly organized, good record keeping
  • Communication skills –clear and professional communication (written and verbal)
  • Computer skills – PM/ERP software experience, Microsoft Office Suite

As the Project Coordinator, your attitude and aptitude are critical. Extensive experience is not required for the role, however the willingness and desire to learn new things will be a key factor in your success. Other important characteristics include:

  • Self-motivated, individual contributor and team player
  • Able to learn and adapt in a growing environment
  • Big picture understanding with detailed approach
  • Process driven, task focused, problem solver
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Customer focused attitude

Join our team and grow with us, there is a world of possibilities out there!

Kee Safety Inc., is an equal opportunity employer 

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