Job Application

Project Coordinator

Location: Gainesville, Georgia, United States of America

The organization

Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the Poultry, Meat and Fish industries. In partnership with our customers we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Our state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity. Our team is comprised of approximately 4,600 employees worldwide, offices and subsidiaries in 30 countries across six continents, and a network of more than 100 agents and distributors.

The function

Job Title
Project Coordinator
Major Responsibilities
The Project Coordinator operates under the responsibility of the Sales office-staff manager and has a functional relationship with the Manufacturing and Service departments. The Project Coordinator ensures that machines and production lines are delivered to the customer’s on time in conformity with the specifications, quality and any other conditions that have been mutually agreed. This requires frequent consultation with the customer, one’s own organization and third parties.  
Specific Activities
•    The Project Coordinator is the intermediary between the customer and the Sales, Service, Engineering, Planning and Manufacturing departments. 
•    Responsible for drawing up, coordinating and guarding project plans including installation budgets.
•    Guards the financial side of the process in consultation with the Sales Engineers and Export Managers 
•    Takes care of correct reports about the projects written by the specific field engineers.
•    Supervises the whole process regarding installation, commissioning, training and follow up, starting during the quotation phase, up to and including the transfer to Service. 
•    Organizes/coordinates the required spare parts or means for the realization of a project. 
•    Takes care of a correct transfer to the Service department after the realization of the project.
•    Capable of seeing a project through, including traveling and advising customers on site as part of the responsibility. 


Skills and Experience
• Strong analytical skills
• Equally technical and creative minded
• Result-orientated
• Able to think creatively in order to create solutions to meet the customers’ requirements
• Able to learn, teach, and understand technological and technical processes
• Able to work within a very demanding, fast moving environment
• Excellent organizational skills
• Knowledge of SAP is a plus
• Efficient time management 
• Able to work on multiple projects at one time
• Must be a team player
• Commercial Savvy
• Computer literate in, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.  AutoCAD experience is a plus.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to interact and communicate with diverse groups
• Must excellent posses presentation and public speaking skills 
• Flexible to ensure that the role is completed within given deadlines
• Customer orientated

Education and Work Experience
• Higher Vocational Training (electro or mechanical engineering)
• 5-8 years of experince in a similar position focused on projects
• Working command of two foreign languages. 
• Ability to handle stressful situations with tact and professionalism
• Up-to-date engineering knowledge (reading technical drawings, advisory role towards customers)
• Financial skills to make cost estimations and re-calculations of projects


We offer

Typical Mental Demands
• Working on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
• Communicating concisely in writing and orally
• Maintaining composure in challenging situations
• Ability to follow and comply with designated processes and programs
Typical Physical Demands
• Typical physical demands of travel
• Sitting or standing for long periods
Physical Working Environment
• Office environment

Safety Equipment Required
• As required for manufacturing visits onsite and offsite.   Slip resistant safety shoes, hard hat if applicable and protective eyewear are typically provided by customers.

Contact information/ The procedure

April Bowins
P. O. Box 1258
Gainesville, GA  30503

“Marel USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.” For more information regarding EEO, click here for the EEO is the Law Poster and here for the supplement.”