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Project Support Specialist




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

The Project Support Specialist is responsible for acquiring materials, supplies, and services to support manufacturing and operations, with a continuous focus on improving quality and reducing costs.


  • Support for Project Managers in the processes of initiation, planning, implementation, monitoring and closure of projects,
  • Controlling the course of the project implementation process in terms of compliance with procedures and methodology,
  • Coordinating and controlling project schedules, taking into account the use of the team resource pool, identifying deviations and proposing solutions,
  • Supporting project managers in the field of control of implementation costs and reporting,
  • Ensuring efficient circulation of documentation and technical information in the department,
  • Organization and preliminary accounting of delegations.
  • Create and manage operations and installation purchase orders to assists the projects
  • Collaborate with accounting in the codification of costs and the correct processing of all expenses from the department

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management or related field of study. Master’s degree preferred.  In Lieu of education, comparable experience of 3+ years in industry-related positions
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Personality: Candidates must have integrity, be highly analytical, and have a strong desire to be deeply involved in the business.  Candidates must be organized and methodical in their work, with the ability to learn quickly and adapt easily to change.  Candidates must be able to persevere through difficult work challenges with the highest degree of dedication.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to interact and communicate effectively with personnel from all levels of the organization​​​​​​​

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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