Process Improvement Associate Project Manager

Project Management Broomfield, Colorado


Description

Position at Hunter Douglas Fabrication Co

The Role

You just had an amazing customer service experience. Your concerns were addressed, you had help and guidance throughout the process and it felt effortless on your part. Everything was resolved and you are a happy customer. Now imagine that you were part of the team that developed the processes that made that experience so wonderful. This role will allow you to make an impact on customer experience while also growing and refining your project management skills through collaboration with leaders who love to coach and mentor. 

About You

You are passionate about customer service, enjoy process design and are a great with organization and relationship building. You have the ability to motivate and lead people and you are involved invested and proactive with the projects you handle 

 

Acceptable Training and Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a substitute of 3-4 years project management experience.
  • 3 plus years of experience leading projects.  
  • 3 plus years of specialized process improvement experience.  
  • Prefer professional certifications related to Project Management (PMP, CAPM, Agile/CSM,

Job Summary

Works within the business to break down Customer Support business processes into specific steps to eliminate redundancy, build efficiencies, and increase the quality of the customer experience. Drives the execution of Customer Support projects from charter to completion, keeping to schedule.  Prior to the launch of a project, conducts discovery work to ensure all developmental tasks have been identified, including interviews with frontline employees, customers, and consumers to gather and analyze information.

 Job Details

  • Provide project management services, working with functional groups to ensure that their projects are following development guidelines that phase gate reviews are held, and that appropriate documentation is provided. 
  • Facilitate regular meetings for key projects.  Prepare detailed project status reports, as well as periodically prepare project and product presentations.
  • Work with all stakeholders to hold team members accountable to meeting project deadlines.  Integrate all project timelines into a master schedule. Facilitate timely completion of projects, adhering to outlined cost and scope requirements.
  • Effectively document, define, and continuously improve processes.
  • Conduct business/task-specific research, analyze data, interpret results, make recommendations and implement changes to procedures.
  • Develop the Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and Job Aid procedure documents relating to policy and procedures.
  • Champion ideas and suggestions to simplify and improve work processes, working across the entire Customer Support group, including but not limited to, Customer Support in Cumberland, Sacramento, Temple, Broomfield, and Canada.
  • Continuously provide high levels of customer service, support and proactive involvement to customers, leadership and peers.
  • Actively respond to requests, questions, or comments concerning the team and assigned responsibilities, making decisions based on project goals.
  • Utilize best practices and techniques for addressing customer concerns. 

 Qualifications and KSA’s

Solid knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word

Solid knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint

Solid knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Solid knowledge and proficiency with Visio and/or LucidChart

Solid knowledge and proficiency in management of project documentation

Solid knowledge of process improvement skills

Solid knowledge of problem solving skills

Solid knowledge and experience working in Salesforce, SAP, and ININ

Solid knowledge of all product lines within the company

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with members of the department, customers, and representatives of other departments within the company.

Ability to have a high level of customer focus

Ability of initiative and self-motivation at a high level

Ability to plan and execute small and large projects

Ability to understand processes quickly

Ability to effectively communicate

Ability to learn and implement new skills

Ability to work at a detailed level, yet still see and understand the relationship to "the big picture"

Ability to work within a team and independently

Ability to have a high degree of adaptability

Ability to exhibit strong leadership skills to move a department and team forward to the attainment of IPO’s and company objectives.

Ability to work with little to no supervision

Ability to work with a high level of initiative and self-motivation

Ability to work independently at a detailed level, yet still see and understand the relationship to "the big picture"

About Hunter Douglas

Hunter Douglas, the world’s leader in window coverings and maker of iconic architectural products, offers thoughtful design, industry-leading innovation, and a family oriented culture. Our nine decade history has created a legacy of innovations and excellence. 

Hunter Douglas provides a positive work environment in which passionate, creative, and cutting-edge thinkers can thrive.  Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Division is located in Broomfield, Colorado, midway between Boulder and Denver with outstanding views of the Rockies. The campus encompasses 756,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space.  Roughly 1000 employees work at this location to produce proprietary and upscale products such as Duette® Honeycomb Shades, Silhouette®, Vignette®, Nantucket™ Window Shadings, and Luminette Privacy Sheers®.

Benefits of working for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions include:

  • Generous paid time off that accrues immediately; 11 paid holidays, new parent and family care time off and 12 hours of paid volunteer work.
  • Medical, dental, vision plan, life, STD, LTD, AD&D, dependent life, flexible spending accounts, pre-paid legal, and pet insurance.
  • 401(k) with 6% company match and annual retirement contribution, college investment savings program.
  • Employee development including education tuition assistance, and on-site development through Hunter Douglas University.
  • Robust wellness program; on-site managed fitness center free to employees.
  • Generous discount on window coverings.
  • Charitable contribution match, employee assistance program, adoption assistance, dependent scholarships, on-site physical therapists and more!