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Project Manager




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the racking and shelving project schedules, budgets, and installations at our customers’ sites in the US.


  • Act as a liaison between the customer contact(s) on the project site and Interlake Mecalux departments to coordinate the delivery and installation of material handling equipment products.  Meet with customers regularly to maintain strong relationships.

  • Schedule and communicate of status and needs of these projects among our Engineering, Accounting, Sales, Purchasing, and Logistics departments.

  • Collaborate with our purchasing department when the project requires outside purchased material or services.  Develop the RFQs, manage the quote review, and release the PO’s.

  • Determine and obtain necessary permitting required for the installation.

  • Inspect subcontracted installation work of Interlake Mecalux products to ensure compliance with contractual commitments.

  • Develop project timelines and budgets with milestone dates for completion of work.  Meet with contractors and customers to ensure project is completed according to schedule. 

  • Write project reports, memoranda, and correspondence detailing project status and issues.

  • Resolve issues and determine alternative solutions to construction, manufacturing, installation, or equipment issues and problems at customer sites.

  • Meet and negotiate with the customer to determine the cost, terms, and conditions of change orders.

  • Supervise the installation or Interlake Mecalux products and purchased products and materials.

  • Travel in furtherance of responsibilities (US and Canada).  

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related work experience.

  • Ability to travel up to 100% during first three months, then approximately 25% thereafter.

  • Ability to read blueprints and technical drawings.

  • Professional communication and customer service skills with ability to lead through a strong character and with confidence.

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects with diverse teams.

  • Advanced MS Office skills.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.

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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