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Director, Engineering Project

Company: Macy's
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

AboutMacy's is proudly America's Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy's has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration.Macy's gives our customers the ability to choose their shopping experience - in our stores, on our site, and through our app. Macy's global Supply Chain manages the end-to-end process of getting products to our customers, no matter how they choose to shop. We deliver high-quality products to our customers wherever needed, whether in-store, curbside, or right at their doorstep. Every colleague in Supply Chain plays a vital role in creating a positive customer experience. This is an opportunity to build a dynamic career across various disciplines in a field marked by rapid change, challenge, and continuous innovation.Job OverviewManage and oversee all aspects of execution for Macy's Logistics material handling and construction capital projects. This role can be based anywhere in the United States.Essential Functions

  • Oversee and lead the Project Managers and Site Managers in the execution of all aspects of Macy's Supply Chain capital projects including new distribution centers, existing building retrofits and obsolescence replacement projects.
  • Develop project implementation plans and schedules. Work closely with internal and vendor partners to maintain an integrated project schedule.
  • Deliver projects within scope, on budget and on schedule. Maintain up to date and accurate accounting of capital budget spending.
  • Oversee management of on-site activity to ensure all equipment is delivered per design and per vendor contract. Ensure all corporate safety and security procedures are followed.
  • Manage all vendor contracting, purchase orders and change orders per corporate capital standard procedures. Work with Macy's Procurement, Legal and Risk departments on contract language and terms.
  • Approve all project invoicing. Ensure vendor payments meet corporate guidelines per contract terms and level of work completion.
  • Coordinate project team meetings to monitor and ensure progress. Publish project updates to team members.
  • Work with local municipalities on all permitting processes. Ensure all required building safety and fire codes are met.
  • Participate in the development and design phase of projects.
  • Work with Procurement in the evaluation of supplier presentations and selection process.
  • Ensure the accuracy of all vendor provided designs, quotes and proposals.
  • Work closely with testing and commissioning leads to ensure that all equipment meets specifications. Take corrective action and address any issues.
    Qualifications and CompetenciesBachelor's Degree from a 4 year college or university or equivalentMinimum 5 years experience preferredCompetencies
    • Proven team leadership and development.
    • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner.
    • Ability to effectively plan and execute strategies.
    • Ability to solve problems as well as recognize issues and deal with them directly
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays as requiredCommunication Skills:
      • Excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills.Mathematical Skills:
        • Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, divisionReasoning Ability:
          • Ability to make sound decisions and manage several processes in a fast paced environment.
          • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Other Skills:
            • Excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills.
            • Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project
            • AutoCAD
            • Sense of Urgency
            • Material Handling Systems Knowledge of PLC's and ladder logic.
            • Analytical trouble shooting skills. Detail Oriented
            • Excellent Leadership and experience leading and providing direction to ContractorsWork Hours:Ability to work a flexible schedule based on Engineering department needs
              Physical Requirements
              • Frequent use of computers and other technology necessary to perform job duties.
              • This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking.
              • May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
              • May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time.
              • Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment.
              • May involve moving or lifting items over 25 pounds.
                Travel Required up to 50%

Keywords: Macy's, Jersey City , Director, Engineering Project, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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