Effective Project Manager in leading and directing projects from inception to launch. More than twenty three years of progressive management experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans, procuring equipment, and achieving revenue performance targets.
Project Manager - High -performance, multi-tasking manager that controls and implements all aspects of a project including facility design, write and review equipment specifications, and review manufacturers quotations. Select equipment based on client requirements, cost and product quality. Coordinate the purchase, arrival and installation of all equipment based on project schedule. Interact with manufacturers, factory representatives, architects, engineers and general contractors. Resolve any discrepancies or complaints between suppliers, customers and the company. Verify accuracy of all vendor invoices and authorize payment. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows, Excel, Microsoft Word.
Significant achievements include:
*Responsible for purchasing and coordinating over $3 million of food service equipment on a yearly basis
*Maintaining 15% to 20% profit margins on all jobs
*Identifying new markets and successfully initiated primary market penetration
*Provide leadership to a team of five direct reports with fifteen indirects on a daily basis
* P/L management to ensure optimal profit margins
*Developed more streamline operations resulting in significant profit improvements
* Increased chain account savings up to 10% via negotiation skills
*Ability to work in a fast-pace environment at the optimal efficiency
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