Project Coordinator (Hybrid Position)

GEA Group

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Columbia, MD
Contract type: Full time
GEA Group

Project Coordinator (Hybrid Position)

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Job function

Project & Product Management

Position type

Full time


9165 Rumsey Road, Columbia, MD 21045

Your responsibilities and tasks:

GEA is looking for an individual to support our project and procurement teams within the Chemical Business Unit. This individual will assist in the preparation, reporting and analysis of projects under the supervision of various Project Managers and help coordinate and assist in finance related processes, reporting and management tasks. Projects are based on GEA technology which typically includes various types of Dryers, Powder Handling and Conveying, Dust and Pollution Abatement systems, Evaporators, Crystallizers and Heat Exchangers. Opportunity to work remotely 2 days a week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Project Coordination:

  • Issue purchase requisitions and other administrative activities using the company ERP system

  • Assist with project & test setup in ERP system

  • Review project documents, budgets, and schedules

  • Coordinate meetings and take minutes

  • Assist with preparing reports and presentations

  • Assist in on-boarding of new employees

  • Assist with maintenance of project home site records

  • Distribute and manage project essential data and reports

  • Assist in documentation review and handling for projects

  • Attend technical meetings and seminars as requested

  • Help ensure that the team is in compliance with GEA’s Project Management Model

  • Develop templates for the project team use in word, Excel, Powerpoint

  • Assist with assembly of O&M manuals

  • Assist with creating and purchasing of project spare parts list

  • Assist with document control, transmittals and tracking documents sent/received

  • Lead project close in ERP system

  • Issue and track project invoicing

Your profile and qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • 2-3 years project coordinator experience required, preferably with the chemical process industry or similar equipment or engineering industries

  • Capable of functioning with minimum supervision

  • Ability to work safely in industrial environments

  • Willingness to travel up to 5-10%

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Must possess good English language communication, verbal and written

  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently

  • Must be self-motivated

  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office products, in general be good with a computer

  • Must follow instructions well

  • Must be able to take initiative on tasks and follow up with others to make sure tasks are being completed

  • Must be comfortable working in sometimes busy situations

  • Must be well organized & punctual

  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize & meet deadlines

Your Benefits:
GEA offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

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