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Field Installation Project Manager (car washing industry)

 

About OPW


For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at www.opwglobal.com.

 

 

About Transchem Group

 

Transchem Group, now part of OPW, has over 45 years of expertise providing the car wash industry with innovative chemistry and equipment. Our mission is to build a legacy by providing industry-leading car wash products and services that are effective and environmentally sustainable. Our Turtle Wax® Pro brand further enhances our offerings, providing a trusted and recognized name in car care. Transchem Group also offers a wide range of supporting products including Autolux brand chemicals, True Vue 2 chemical management, Soax pressure washers, Clearwash reclaim systems and the Digital Mosaic technology platform. For more information, please visit Transchem.com.
 

 

Position Summary

 

The Field Installation Project Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and executing installations of all car wash projects within Ontario. This position works closely with multiple stakeholders, including customers, equipment installation employees, internal sales, and the operations team.

 

 

Key Accountabilities
 

  • Site Liaison & Technical Leadership
  • Participate in site visits and produce quotes for potential installation projects
  • Provide technical guidance and recommendations to internal team members and customers regarding equipment selection
  • Provide site supervision of service technicians assigned by the service manager for all active installations
  • Provide onsite support to service technicians for service and warranty issues or all Transchem-supplied equipment
  • Produce and maintain project schedules and/or progress updates as required by the project and internal management team
  • Coordination & Administration
  • Co-ordinate with customers, and their subtrades/building teams and vendors on pre-planning, layout, building details and scheduling for all active tunnel car wash projects
  • Use our internal software systems (CRM/ERP) to manage all projects
  • Other duties as required related to sales and installation of tunnel car washes

 


Education and Experience Required
 

  • 3 years direct experience working in field, construction or mechanical project management 
  • Experience in the car wash industry or any related industries such as automotive selling equipment or services, chemical & cleaning supplies for the automotive industry, automotive equipment or components will be considered a very strong asset 
  • Preferred candidates will have a PMP Certification (or working towards) or other business related diploma
  • Related certifications and/or license in related trades is an asset
  • Trave Needs: During a 6-8 weeks installation period that is 2+ hours away, most likely overnight stays of 1-2 nights per week would be expected

 

Preferred Technical Skills and Competencies

  • Strong mechanical aptitude, including knowledge of: completing equipment layout coupled with ability to read technical drawings and blue prints

 

Previous experience and knowledge of:

  • Assembly and alignment
  • Rigging/lifting
  • Welding
  • Testing, troubleshooting and repair of car wash systems
  • Understanding of electrical theory and function, including ability to install and troubleshoot low voltage control systems
  • Demonstrated capability guiding installation crews including supervising, meeting health and safety guidelines, and on-site material control
  • Strong communication skills needed to effectively build relationships with customers and internal stakeholders

 

Effective project management skills with the ability to:

  • Communicate and liaise with various stakeholders
  • Effectively coordinate and manage multiple moving parts including document control
  • Prioritize and pivot competing demands to meet deadlines
  • Complete post project analysis and reporting
  • Communicate with team members and leadership to make recommendations to increase project effectiveness and ROI
  • Ability to use systems/applications, to manage the project cycle
  • Strong Leadership skills with the ability to provide guidance and make sound decisions regarding day-to-day responsibilities

 

 

This position is to be located in Cambridge, Ontario. 

Work Arrangement : Hybrid  

Travel required: 50%. 

 


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact opwaccommodations@acmecryo.com for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

 

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