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Pre-Construction Coordinator - Chicago, IL

Location: Schaumburg, IL

January 23, 2023

The Pre-Construction Coordinator (PCC) is singularly responsible for identifying and qualifying potential contractors, managing the entire contractor RFP process with clearly defined scopes of work, jobsite requirements and all other items necessary to obtain market price quotations for the installation of Swisslog pneumatic tube systems. Also assists the Director of Pre-Construction, VP of Project Management, Project Managers, and Estimating Engineers as required.

Short Facts

  • Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL, USA
  • Project Management
    Project Management
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position

Your collaboration

  • Responsible for sourcing and managing a large volume of contract installation services for Swisslog’s pneumatic tube systems in healthcare facilities.
  • Responsible for developing RFPs, sourcing and selecting vendors, and managing the installation process to support the sales funnel and order fulfillment needs. RFP’s are successfully managed through skillful proposal/contract/spec review, contract drawing review, site surveys, system design, RFI responses, customer relation skills, and the ability to build and maintain a qualified vendor network that is responsive in a competitive environment.
  • Responsible for assisting the Director of Pre-Construction, VP Operations, and the regional Project Managers, as required, in project management duties necessary to support on-going operations.
  • Responsible for collecting, maintaining, analyzing and reporting on vendor performance data.
  • Responsible for assisting customer care when pipefitter services are required to address a service call (ex: stuck carrier, piping disconnections, etc.).
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Your competence

  • Minimum 2 years commercial experience in construction (general or mechanical preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Qualifications, certifications or extensive related experience can replace the degree requirement.
  • Process and detail oriented professional.
  • Experience in negotiating subcontracts, project financial analysis, communications, strategic thinking, and relationship building.
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt and change with company demands.
Desirable, but not Essential:
  • Knowledge of the healthcare construction industry with an aptitude for three-dimensional visualization and systems design in buildings.
  • Experience in developing strategic sourcing plans and subcontracting for construction services.
  • Experience with BlueBeam, Revit.
  • APICS Certified Purchasing Manager a plus.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic tube system design and installations a plus.
Compensation: Salary range for this position is $60,000 - $80,000. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skillset. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical / dental / vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, disability, 401k matching (up to 8%).

Clarity on your path

At Swisslog Healthcare, we are constantly looking for people who shape and develop our company. We offer exciting opportunities to learn, develop and lead change. You benefit from clear communication and development plans that are aligned with your personal strengths and our common goals. Enjoy many other benefits that we are constantly reviewing and expanding.

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Our commitment

We use automation to make a difference in hospitals and healthcare facilities. 1,200 dedicated employees in more than 3,500 facilities around the world are already relieving the burden on staff and giving them more time for patient care activities. With the latest technologies in the field of medication management, we are taking responsibility for shaping tomorrow's healthcare system to improve patient care and increase medication safety.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Swisslog Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, status as a protected veteran, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.

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