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Overton Chicago Gear

24th September 2018

Project Manager

Title: OCG – Project Manager


Job Status:  Exempt/Regular/Full-Time


Reports Relationship:     Reporting to the Vice President of Sales


Education: Bachelor’s degree


Work Experience: 5 years work experience


Job Summary: Maintains relations between the manufacturing company and the clients to which it sells and distributes. They manage a variety of accounts and projects; they also assess new build plans, assess various procedures in the production process, and maintain an open line of communication with vendors and clients. The project manager works with the company’s customers directly to assess and help meet their needs. In addition, the project manager has responsibilities in the direct manufacturing facility. They ensure that safety guidelines are met and any potential risks are eliminated.

Personal Characteristics: Requires superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with a strong sense of urgency, with the ability to handle confidential information. Strong analytical, time management and reasoning abilities. Results oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations. Must have a high energy level and the ability to interact with a variety of individuals both inside and outside the Company. Must have the ability to gather and disseminate accurate information and produce a quality work product. Requires the ability to make sound decisions and speak with confidence.

We are looking for someone assertive, passionate and diplomatic with the ability to achieve high quality results in an efficient and effective manner.  The successful candidate needs to be a pro-active self-started that can work independently.

Principal Area of Responsibility: As Project Manager, this position is to:

                                           - Plan for and resolve unexpected delays, production issues or schedule recovery options

                                           -Develop and monitor project budgets

                                           -Review and find replacements for discarded or rejected projects, materials, and equipment not meeting                                                 specifications

                                           -Supply production capabilities and labor estimates to aid in bids and customer proposals

                                           -Provide project direction; generate product design changes and workspace layout modification to existing                                            production standards to achieve optimum quality and efficiency

Specific Duties:  Position must possess the following skills, qualifications and capabilities:


  • Manage and mentor team.
  • Interface with high profile business associates
  • Conduct research and take charge of special projects
  • Foster a team spirited environment
  • Independently solve problems and display conflict resolution skills
  • All other duties and activities as assigned or necessary to support the Operation


Physical and Mental Demands:            

  • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.
  • Mentor to staff, passing on knowledge and best practices.
  • The ability to handle high stress associated with high activity with tight deadlines.
  • Handle multiple projects (multi-task) in a fast-paced organization with shifting priorities.
  • Resourceful, “hand-on”, “roll-up sleeves” approach to work while maintaining professionalism, positive demeanor and quality-focused manner.
  • Excellent time management skills.  Readily accessible, punctual and resourceful with the ability to work beyond the normal business hours, including weekends.
  • Seeks ways to develop self to increase knowledge base.

Interested applicants can Email:

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