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21 Feb 2024

Full-Time Project Assistant (Engineering and Supply) – JR0026677

Alfa Laval – Posted by Lauren Ross Richmond, Virginia, United States

Job Description


At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.


Who you are

You are a self-motivated team player with the ability to easily network in an international and cross-cultural environment, working in line with Alfa Laval drivers; Action, Interaction, and Satisfaction. You are driven and see solutions rather than problems, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks.


About the

Your primary responsibility will involve managing ERP system transactions for both internal and external stakeholders, facilitating seamless sales management and project order execution processes with precise and timely communication. Your teamwork-oriented approach will be pivotal in supporting our Engineering and Supply (E&S) groups, ensuring their success and enhancing overall customer experience. Currently, this is a hybrid opportunity located in Richmond, VA.

As a part of the team, you will:

  • Review, register, and monitor project, component, and rental orders ensuring all required information is available, maintained, and accurate.
  • Facilitate and update relevant financial reporting tasks such as invoicing milestones,
    cost forecast updates, and backlog maintenance, for all business units supported.
  • Interface with stakeholders in sales to align and execute commission payments based on invoicing milestones.
  • Monitor data quality across financial and ERP systems to support project management regarding project cost and budget maintenance, credit/debit, invoicing, and cost resolution.
  • Order and manage inventory equipment for multiple business units and equipment types.
  • Coordinate, research, and follow up on claims to include clarifying remedial actions, purchasing required parts/services, and maintaining cost reports for efficient claims settlement per agreed
  • Support various business unit team administrative needs such as manual creation, time management/entry, utilization reporting, and invoice receipt approvals.


What you know:

You have an Associate degree, relevant experience, and:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience supporting various aspects of project management within a manufacturing setting
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong task management skills
  • High
    technical aptitude and computer skillset
  • Strong ERP system experience

Nice To Haves:

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Business Administration, or Operations Management

What’s in it for you?

We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval’s future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more. At Alfa Laval, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine your total compensation package. We rely on market indicators and consider your specific job, background, skills, and experience
to get it right.  This is an over the time eligible position, and the pay is typically between $24.00 – $30.00 per hour 

We care about diversity, inclusion and equity in our recruitment processes. We also believe behavioral traits can provide important insights into a candidate’s fit to a role. To help us achieve this we apply Pymetrics assessments, and upon application you will be invited to play the assessment games. 

EEO/Vet/Disabled Employer

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Job Categories: Project Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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