Project Manager (Coppell, TX)

Superior Group of Companies, formerly Superior Uniform Group, established in 1920, is a combination of companies that help customers unlock the power of their brands by creating extraordinary brand experiences for employees and customers. It provides customized support for each of its divisions through its shared services model.

Fashion Seal Healthcare®, HPI and CID Resources are signature uniform brands of Superior Group of Companies. Each is one of America’s leading providers of uniforms and image apparel in the markets it serves. They specialize in innovative uniform program design, global manufacturing, and state-of-the-art distribution. Every workday, more than 6 million Americans go to work wearing a uniform from Superior Group of Companies.

Job Title:          Project Manager

Status:              Exempt

Objective:        The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict quality standards, deadlines and within budget while maintaining high levels of safety and customer satisfaction. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle in coordination with the sponsoring team. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life cycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with business leaders in developing and modifying programs and systems to meet business and customer needs
  • Assist project teams with issues in the initiation and planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology
  • Work with business leaders, and occasionally customers, to define requirements for new programs and systems
  • Responsible for identification of needs, benefits, strategy, research and development within project life cycle, support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling out solutions
  • Acquire resources and coordinate the efforts of team members and contractors in order to deliver projects according to plan and budget
  • Engineer tactical solutions to implement various software deployments, projects and operational needs
  • Assist in the development of implementation and/or cutover plans for new or upgraded systems
  • Define project success criteria, disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle, and provide clarity to management regarding project status
  • Identify reported issues with existing development projects and adapt project according to goals
  • Perform regular reviews of resource allocation
  • Communicate prioritization of projects and goals to internal customers, setting realistic expectations of project delivery
  • Problem solving by determining which answer/course of action is best and by consulting with other levels of administration to find alternative options
  • Interpret/discuss information with peers including terminology/concepts not familiar to many people, and recommend actions involving complex issues (may resolve problems within established practices)
  • Provide guidance and set the work pace of project while unofficially evaluating team performance
  • No budget responsibility but contributes to following year’s plan
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors
  • Build, develop, and grow business relationships to ensure success of projects
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP Knowledge preferred
  • Experience with the deployment of software and business solutions
  • Strong familiarity with project management software ? Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Adept at influencing without authority

Competencies

  • Process Management – Project Managers take a systematic approach in contributing to making the company’s workflow more effective, efficient, and capable of adapting to an ever-changing environment.
  • Quality Focus – Project Managers ensure that all work in one’s own area of the business, throughout the organization, by vendors, suppliers, etc. is performed with excellence and to high standards for quality and integrity.
  • Information Seeking – Individuals are driven by an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people, or issues. This involves going beyond routine questions and includes digging or pressing for exact information; resolving discrepancies by asking a series of questions; or conducting less-focused environmental scanning for opportunities or miscellaneous information that may be used in the future.
  • Planning and Priority Setting – Individuals identify the priorities, processes, and practical actions that are necessary to achieve an objective or an idea. This requires developing detailed action or project plans, including objectives, accountabilities, time frames, standards, review stages, and contingencies.
  • Communicating – Individuals provide the information required by others in a concise, direct, and unambiguous way. They perceive how the message affects the receiver and strive to ensure that the receiver clearly understands the specifics and function of the message.
  • Negotiating – Individuals identify key bargaining points for all parties and work effectively toward win-win solutions.
  • Organizational Savvy – Project Managers gather and accurately assess information related to the organization’s formal and informal communication channels and power relationships.

 

**Along with a generous Compensation Package, the company offers an excellent Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, a Defined Contribution Plan (e.g. 401(k)), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, a Flexible Spending Account and Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Location: 601 S. Royal Lane Coppell, TX 75019

Phone: 727-397-9611

Email: info@superiorgroupofcompanies.com

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It’s rewarding working at a place that gives back in so many ways. Superior Uniform is part of the Adopt-A-Shore program and has been hosting on-site blood drives since 1987! Participating in these activities really makes me feel like part of a great team.

I’ve been a part of the Superior family for six years… and appreciate all of the extras offered. Like an on-site Yoga class, a walking program and monthly wellness and nutrition seminars. It feels good knowing I’m important to the company as a person.

The average employee tenure at Superior Group of Companies is 15 years and I’ve personally been part of the Superior Group of Companies family for 14 years. I am delighted to work for a company that provides such great job stability for their employees.

Our nearly 95 years of success has been driven by surrounding ourselves with highly-skilled, dedicated professionals. Our team members truly embody our corporate values of quality, integrity, loyalty and teamwork.

I’m proud to be part of such a wildly diverse team of talent. No matter how different our backgrounds and skill sets might be, each of us is appreciated for our contribution to our common goals. To me, that is truly the meaning of teamwork.

Superior is a publicly traded company who does business nationally… but here I’m not just a number. The opportunity for career enrichment is unlimited and my ideas are taken seriously.

Fashion Seal Healthcare provides cutting edge uniform programs and image apparel for our customers. It makes me proud to be part of a company that continually strives for apparel innovation, and is recognized for it within the textile industry.

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