Project Specialist - Western Canada
Job Description

As a Systems Project Specialist, you will coordinate the successful delivery and deployment of Material Handling Systems and Automation projects sold to customers. A previous experience with project support of construction-based product will be an advantage for someone in this role.

Johnston Equipment is a dynamic team working together for a common goal: client satisfaction. At GNJ every client and employee is valued and important. We offer our employees:

  • A stable company who stands behind 60 years of business excellence
  • The chance to expand your professional and personal skills
  • Learning with a national leader in a most critical industry, material handling
  • Employee appreciation lunches
  • Work/ Life balance
  • Large facility with complimentary coffee and tea and a lounge area
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Pension plan after 24 months
  • Reimbursement towards health and wellness

Your project management skills, coupled with your communication, organization and coordination skills will be critical to your success in this position. You will be responsible for working on multiple project execution of the Telematic systems.  Building relationships with your internal departments  and vendor will further deepen your network to meet the challenges of projects delivery on budget and on time. You will onboard new customers and provide post technical support to these programs to ensure customers are competent and utilize the system effectively. 

Goals:

  • Successful deployment of Telematics systems
  • Project execution
  • Manage relationship with vendor(s)
  • Ensure projects are delivered on budget and on time

Key Work Activities:

  • Track project costs within a project management applications
  • Coordinate hardware installation,
  • Software implementation,
  • Delivery, installation and
  • Ensure satisfactory operation of hardware/software system to customers.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers and vendors
  • Manage sub-contractors as part of the project, including health and safety, insurance, budget, billing and invoicing, and project completion

Here at Johnston we believe that attitude is everything, bring your “make a difference” personality and strong work ethic and be ready to succeed!

You make a difference: Meeting project deliverables on time and on budget increases customer satisfaction and sustains our companies image as the industry leader while securing our future growth.

Johnston Equipment is working together for continuous improvement, sustainable outcomes and outstanding customer care. Live the values. Reap the rewards.

This role can either be in BC or Alberta ( Calgary or Edmonton).

Additional Qualifications



Education

  • preference given to candidates with IPMA Level D certification. is required
  • 2-4 year’s experience in project management, with preference given to candidates with installation project experience is required
  • College diploma or equivalent experience is required


Skills

  • Technical: familiarity and experience with project management and software including advanced functions
  • Manage sub-contractors as part of the project, including health and safety, insurance, budget, billing and invoicing, and project completion
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft business applications skills (Office, Excel, Word, Visio)(Smart Sheet)
  • Intermediate to advanced ERP business applications skills (JD Edwards))
  • 2-4 year’s experience in project management, with preference given to candidates with installation project experience is required
  • Achieves Results, Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaborates with Others
    • Committed to customers
    • Maintains Productive Relationships


Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

Since 1954, Johnston’s mission has been to develop valued customer partnerships by providing precision, cost-effective material handling equipment to move product in, out and throughout your warehouse; service solutions and tools to better manage your productivity; racking, storage and system solutions to optimize storage of your goods; and programs to enhance your ability to protect both your assets and your people.


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