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A family business for the past 80 years, the Swiss company Vitra collaborates with leading designers to develop innovative products and concepts for contemporary home and office environments. Joining a portfolio of furniture classics by Jean Prouvé, Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Verner Panton, these products are used worldwide by architects, companies, the public sector and private individuals to build inspirational spaces for living and working.

Project Manager f/m/d

Country/Region:  US
City:  New York City
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  permanent
Required Travel:  0-25%
Company:  Vitra Inc.

Position
We are looking for an experienced and passionate Project Manager to join our team. As a Project Manager you will oversee the acquisition, logistics and installation of our furniture solutions in public spaces such as airports and offices. In this role you will collaborate closely with our sales, engineering and logistics teams in the US and our European Headquarters. The position is based in the New York Metro area.

 

Responsibilities

  • Present our solutions in front of clients
  • Manage project installations from start to finish
  • Ensure projects are delivered timely and with exceptional quality
  • Mange interfaces between our customers and the Vitra sales, logistics, operations and finance teams 
  • Manage RFI, RFP, PQQ and tender processes and prepare quotations
  • Support the creation of technical drawing and floor plans
  • Place orders through our ERP software SAP R3
  • Proactively engage in value engineering processes
  • On-site supervision of project installations

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in project management
  • Experience in furniture, technical and electrical components and compliance
  • Exceptional project and time management skills
  • Analytical skills to do project calculations and cost monitoring
  • Outstanding communication and mediation skills
  • Digitally savvy and project management software knowledge
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and the remaining Microsoft Office suite 
  • Experience with the ERP software SAP R3 and the CRM software Salesforce
  • Detail orientation and at the same time outgoing
  • Appreciation for Design and Quality

 

What we offer

  • A dynamic and creative environment
  • A challenging job featuring varied tasks in a leading international company
  • A salary in line with the market, including additional benefits

 

 

Are you interested?

 

At Vitra, you will find a pulsating environment where you can thrive and make a lasting contribution.

 

 

If you have further questions please contact Fiete Schlueter, fiete.schlueter@vitra.com

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City