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Project Coordinator

Location – Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Experience Requirements – Previous experience as a Project Coordinator in an industrial environment is an asset.

Education: Technical education is an asset. 

Challenge

Your greatest strength is your ability to manage competing deliverables in a professional, organized manner. Under your watch, projects are completed on time, within budget and to a high standard. You build relationships easily with relevant stakeholders, and you’re a true business partner who can prepare comprehensive action plans, timelines and budgets for projects. This skill set will serve you well as a Project Coordinator for our foundry located in Penticton, British Columbia. While this job is a full-time position, it is available as a part-time role for the right person.

Penticton Foundry is a place where innovation meets hard work and determination. While other foundries have fallen by the wayside, Penticton Foundry has continued to flourish in large part because of our high quality and desire to innovate. We invest in our people, have a learning culture and offer a competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, BC medical, life insurance and incentive bonuses.

Our foundry is in the outdoor-minded Okanagan Valley, BC, where your lifestyle is defined as much by your after-work interests, as it is by your career.

We invest in people like you – driven, collaborative and highly organized.

If this sounds like you, then apply today. Send a resume to Ryan Morcombe HR@Pentictonfoundry.com. Please make sure to indicate that you are applying for the Project Coordinator role.

Responsibilities

Planning

You’ll create, maintain and monitor project plans, schedules, and expenditures. This will involve working closely with our Project Manager to prepare comprehensive action plans, including resources, time frames and budgetary requirements.

Communication

Your top-notch communication skills will be critical to your success in this role. You’ll liaise with clients to identify and define project requirements, scopes and objectives. You’ll act as a point of contact for sub suppliers and contractors to ensure that their scope of the project is completed on schedule and to standard. You’ll organize, attend and participate in stakeholder meetings, communicating project status to all participants.

Tracking and Quality Control

You’ll read and understand customer specifications and drawings. You’ll ensure that standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance test requirements. Your ability to complete timely and accurate reporting on the planning and realization of the project will be an asset. Specifically, you’ll create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports, and will be responsible for submitting required documents to customers.

Systems Savvy

You pick up new software quickly. You’ll develop a strong, working knowledge of Microsoft Project, and you have experience working with other Microsoft Office products including Excel and Outlook.

Requirements

  • The ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a fast paced, customer service driven, team environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple priorities and changes with professionalism
  • Willingness to travel on short, domestic business trips as required
  • Experience with MS Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Project
  • Experience as a Project Coordinator in an industrial environment is an asset