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Project Coordinator

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WORKING AT VOORTMAN STEEL MACHINERY?

Seeing ideas become a reality: it sounds nice but it really does happen at Voortman Steel Machinery. And these are ground-breaking ideas. We make the most innovative machinery and product lines for the steel construction and plate-processing industry for customers around the world. Going through the process together with a customer in order to arrive at a production line that integrates seamlessly into his process. Regardless of how often we do it, it is special each time and provides a great deal of satisfaction.

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WELCOME TO OUR TEAM

Voortman USA is the sister company of Voortman Steel Machinery and has designed, developed and manufactured machinery for steel fabrication and plate processing related industries for more than 45 years. With international subsidiaries, responsible for sales, support and service we are a globally recognized supplier with thousands of Voortman systems installed. We continually develop our equipment range to enable us to keep at the forefront of technology and in step with any new developments in the market. Our 250+ employees create a dynamic and demanding environment where our ideas are being turned into highly qualified technological solutions.

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO 

Voortman USA, responsible for North and Central American projects, is key to the success of Voortman’s business and helps Voortman to reach customers across multiple markets. We are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to join the team that is responsible for realizing Projects. The project department consists of 4 project managers in the Netherlands and a team in the US. The growth of Voortman USA has been substantial and this demands additional organized and well qualified individuals to assist our current project team located in Monee, IL.

As a Project Coordinator at Voortman USA you will be responsible for the coordination of the sold machinery in North and Central America. The goal of your efforts is to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and on budget. This includes the development of objectives  from both the customer and Voortman. During the project itself you are relied upon to track and document progress in order to accurately report to management. Finally, and just as important, you will work together with your team located in the US and the Netherlands on all aspects of each project.

Projects you are working on

01 July, 2021

MT500: Voortman Steel Group in top 3 Dutch metal industry again

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31 May, 2021

Control cabinet production runs at full speed

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26 February, 2021

A tailor-made machine with the right software package

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22 January, 2021

New branch Voortman France opens its doors

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27 October, 2020

Voortman Steel Group rated top 3 Dutch metal companies

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08 July, 2020

High expectations for new robot cutting machine V807

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REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal new colleague in this position of Project Coordinator will be based in Monee, IL. The individual must have a proven track record and experience in a comparable function in a commercial and technical organization. You will report to the President of Voortman USA.

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Business Administration
  • Working knowledge of 2D / 3D CAD systems
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a managerial position
  • Well focused, results oriented and excellent communication & reporting skills
  • Self-starter & team player, ability to work with cross cultural environments
  • Flexible and adaptable depending on the needs at hand
  • Travel will be required both domestic and international (40% of the job is travel)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Need a US Passport
  • Required education: Bachelor's

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WE OFFER

In addition to competitive salary we offer Health and Dental insurance. Simple IRA Pension and the opportunity to the right person to grow both personally and professionally in the company.

Voortman Steel Machinery Group is a leader in engineering. We have a passion for new technological developments and have a high entrepreneurial drive! In addition to competitive salary we offer Health and Dental insurance. Simple IRA Pension and the opportunity to the right person to grow both personally and professionally in the company. If you are looking for a new career opportunity at a globally active employer and a world-renowned machinery manufacturer we are happy to welcome your resume.

Interested candidates should email their resume containing employment history and educational background to hr@voortmancorp.com.


Note for recruitment, secondment and selection agencies:
We understand that you would also like to search for candidates for this rewarding vacancy or even have some available, but we would rather look for our new colleagues ourselves.

Annelon Beltman of Sietse Koenjer
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