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Job Description:

Project Lead Position
Merchco Services, Inc. is a leading national provider of retail store development and services including project management, merchandising, fixture installation, graphics installation, customer millwork and logistics. We seek only those self sufficient individuals that are highly motivated, extremely productive and drive to produce the highest quality results in a fast paced, demanding atmosphere.

We currently have opportunities for experienced Retail Project Leads to assist with our national remodel/new store installation programs. The position requires strong management skills, attention to detail, a history of completing projects on time and under budget and a commitment to provide the best quality and service in our industry. Experience with store remodels, new
store setup crews or a background in retail management is preferred. Our Project Leads are actively involved in the project execution.

The Project Lead reports to an Account Manager or Assistant Account Manager

• Ability to read planograms, store layouts, merchandise, and determine day to day scope of work.
• Assigns responsibilities to team members
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members, superiors, and customer supervisors, keeping them informed of any changes and other relevant project information.
• Must be able to assemble store fixtures and graphics.
• Qualified Project Leaders must understand profit-and-loss. Manages the project budget through tracking of expenses on a weekly basis.
• Project Leaders must possess strong problem solving and team building skills, and the ability to train team members
• Project Leaders ensure that all project-related documentation is complete, up-to-date and sent to the assigned person on time
• Project Leaders must understand and enforce company policies, procedures and safety rules

• Adequate PC skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer, etc.
• Practical knowledge and use of hand and power tools Must provide personal tools, i.e. tape measure, box blade, screwdriver, drills, saws, etc (full tool list will be provided)
• Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, auto insurance and are willing to drive up to 500 miles in a day
Ability to climb ladders of at least 10 feet
Must be capable of working overnight shifts
Ability to perform daily essential physical functions, including lifting up to 60 pounds
Professional appearance
• Must be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner
• Must be able to interact with general public
• Checking account for direct deposit
• Laptop

If you are highly motivated, thrive in a demanding atmosphere, love fast paced projects and would like to have an interesting position, complete an online application at