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Logistics Project Coordinator in Morton, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Morton, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    152882
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    309-676-7861

Job Description

   

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Logistics Project Coordinator to work onsite at our client’s facility in Mossville, IL.  This is a contingent position expected to last 1+ years.  

Must be available to work W2 for Volt, No C2C or 3rd party vendors.

Summary:

Selected candidate will possess basic understanding of program and project management tools & processes with logistics knowledge.

Provide very basic facilitation for project teams, will not solely lead chartering sessions, will help develop network diagrams, and will help with integration & compression sessions.

Work assignments will be specialized in nature with minimal coordination between other staff personnel needed for larger and more complex programs.

Job Description:

  • Assist Program Managers in scheduling and support program control meetings & compression sessions.
  • Incumbent has the ability to make schedule changes/corrections during control meetings and compression sessions.
  • With Program Manager guidance, maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers/FMEAs, scope change requests/logs, program work plans, and program cost tracking.
  • Create accurate and detailed schedules with regular follow-up by Program Management Supervisor to ensure data quality and timeliness.
  • The incumbent captures project information, and with assistance from the project team interprets, identifies relationships between activities, analyzes data from schedule updates, works with project team members to resolve logic errors, helps explain changes due to updates, and updates plan accordingly based on actions taken by team to resolve schedule problems.
  • Conduct detail-planning meetings with regular supervision.
  • The incumbent should possess the ability to work with functional areas to develop their detailed activities and schedule.
  • Provides guidance in understanding and following program and project management standard processes and works daily with team members to emphasize the importance of the program schedule to be successful in implementing on time, within cost, and at the required quality targets.
  • Provides administrative planning and follow-up for program team meetings.
  • The incumbent must be able to transfer work breakdown structure (WBS) into project management software.
  • May create report packages and communicate project status

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1-3 yrs. experience in Program Coordination. Information Technology, Engineering, Project Management or NPI Project Management knowledge and experience in creating detailed, work plans within a PM Software tool
  • Logistics knowledge
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Project
  • Strong interpersonal, team leadership and organizational skills
  • Green Belt experience a plus

***Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

Submit your resume today!

Contact Lorie at lbierwirth@volt.com for immediate consideration.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer