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Project Manager

Company: Capitol Light
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our Capitol Light team in Hartford, CT

Capitol Light has a great opportunity for a motivated individual to learn the Lighting business by assisting with customer sales inquiries, processing orders, and resolving customer issues.
If you have a desire to help people and a desire to learn, this could be a great opportunity for you!

What You Will Be Doing:

--- - - -Act as an extension of the outside sales and inside sales force to proactively grow electrical product sales.
--- - - -Handle multiple customer inquiries, process orders and resolve customer issues promptly using root-cause analysis.
--- - - -Secure market level pricing feedback from customers and provide timely price quotations and/or proposals.
--- - - -Coordinate with vendors, customers and sales teams on price, procure/place orders, handle claims and returned goods, and manage accounts.
--- - - -Expedite backorders to maximize fill rates and customer satisfaction.
--- - - -Inventory management as needed.

What You Will Bring to Capitol Light:

--- - - -Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate on all levels within internal and external groups.
--- - - -Strong written and verbal communication skills.
--- - - -Good team player.
--- - - -Strong organizational skills.
--- - - -Ability to work efficiently and meet tight deadlines.
--- - - -Ability to work independently
--- - - -Two or more years of customer service experience
--- - - -Familiarity with automated order entry systems & PCs running Windows based software.
--- - - -Experience in project management a plus!
--- - - -Electrical product knowledge: including lighting, switchgear, controls and electrical commodities a plus but not required.
--- - - -Associate / Bachelors degree a plus but not required.
--- - - -Two years of Project Management experience in Contractor and/or Industrial markets a plus but not required.

What Capitol Light Offers You:

--- - - -Salary plus bonus/commission plan
--- - - -Set Hours, Monday - Friday
--- - - -Opportunity to work remotely from any location in the United States
--- - - -Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
--- - - -401(k) Plan
--- - - -Financial Incentive Plans
--- - - -Vacation, Sick and Personal time off, plus paid Holidays
--- - - -Tuition Reimbursement
--- - - -Leadership Development Programs
--- - - -Ongoing training and development
--- - - -Company-paid Short and Long-Term Disability
--- - - -Company-paid Life Insurance
--- - - -EAP
--- - - -LifeMart Discount Programs
--- - - -Additional Voluntary Benefits - Pet insurance, Legal Coverage, etc.
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Language Skills:
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. - Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. - Ability to effectively communicate with customers and staff to make an accurate assessment of customer needs. - Ability to create and make presentations.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to verify and calculate figures such as commissions. - Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to use sound judgment and problem solving skills to analyze customer problems and to recommend the proper course of action. Ability to organize and prioritize job projects and requirements.

Attendance Demands:
The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday within normal business hours. - The employee will be required to travel to different locations nationally. - Employee may be required to work overtime, and occasional Saturdays and Sundays.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, inventory software, internet software and order processing systems.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, handle, or feel, and required to speak, read, and hear English. - The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. - The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. - The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. - Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This position will requires approximately 90% domestic travel and ability to travel by air transportation and operate a motor vehicle.
This position may occasionally be exposed to extreme weather conditions in a warehouse environment at company branches or vendor or customer sites.

Keywords: Capitol Light, Hartford , Project Manager, Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

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