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Company Overview

Headquartered in Bensalem PA and founded in 1999, EDA Contractors holds an extensive portfolio of experience related to the exterior envelope of commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings. EDA achieves excellence by integrating design knowledge, continuous training, and accountability into every facet of the company.

EDA provides a wide range of comprehensive services: Air & Vapor Barriers, Green Roof Systems, Masonry, Repair & Maintenance, Roofing & Sheetmetal, Siding & Wall Panels, Slate & Copper Roofing, and Waterproofing.

 

EDA is a growth and customer-oriented organization. We are proud to foster a workplace culture that has been recognized with several Top Workplace awards.

 

Job Summary

This newly created executive level position will play a pivotal role in advancing EDA’s growth. This leader will serve as a key business partner to the CEO, COO and the leadership team.

The Vice President of Shared Services at EDA will oversee all aspects of central shop operations, fabrication engineering, the multiple fabrication processes, construction material and equipment logistics, maintenance of equipment, facilities management, safety, operational excellence and the service organization. This role will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution, at multiple sites, of all service and support functions in a project life cycle while maintaining efficient and well-managed facilities and superior service to our internal and external clients. The VP will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, Project Management, Operations and Finance to align construction and facilities goals with the company's growth strategy.

Additionally, this role will leverage its expertise to ensure a high-performance culture, implement best practices, manage budgets, and build relationships with external vendors and contractors while ensuring that all projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. The Vice President of Shared Services at EDA is further responsible for driving standardization and scalability while leading and developing a high-performance team.

As both a critical strategic and operational role, this executive team member will be in a unique position to develop business strategies to continue to evolve the company’s strong position in the industry.

 

The ideal candidate must be able to combine a strategic mindset with the ability to be hands-on, while adding value as a thought leader beyond the boundaries of the functional role.  

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement strategies to streamline the overall shop fabrication process, maximize efficiency, and reduce costs while maintaining quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Project Management, design, operations, and finance, to establish construction and facilities goals and align them with the company's growth objectives.
  • Drive the standardization of practices, ensuring consistency across all locations and optimizing the construction timeline.
  • Grow a best-in-class service organization.
  • Manage and mentor a team of shop managers, project engineers, safety professionals and related staff, fostering their professional growth and creating a high-performance culture.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external vendors, contractors, and suppliers to negotiate favorable terms, maintain quality control, and ensure timely project completion.
  • Monitor construction and facilities budgets, provide estimating for new projects, track expenses, and implement cost-saving measures without compromising quality and safety.
  • Implement best practices and industry standards for health, safety, and environmental regulations across all construction and facilities activities.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, technologies, and innovations in the construction industry, identifying opportunities to leverage new methods and materials for improved efficiency and sustainability.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to executive leadership on construction progress, facilities maintenance, and capital expenditure forecasting.
  • Collaborate with People Resources to recruit, hire, and onboard new talent, ensuring the construction and facilities team has the necessary skills and expertise to support the company's growth objectives.
  • Create and implement a facilities management strategy that includes preventative maintenance, repair, and replacement of equipment and systems.
  • Manage the facilities and asset management department budget and ensure that all projects are completed within budgetary constraints.
  • Ensure compliance with all building codes, ADA, safety regulations, and other legal requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 10+ years related experience in operations or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree required (preference in Finance, Business Administration, or closely related discipline).
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to achieve company objectives in a fast-paced and high-growth environment
  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Proven track record of managing many projects simultaneously, managing and driving cost efficiencies, and ensuring projects achieve schedules.
  • Proven track record of managing existing portfolios, capex allocations, renovations, and rollouts that achieve business objectives and deliver strong ROI.
  • Proficiency in project management software and other relevant tools.

Benefits

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance with medical, dental and vision
  • 401K eligible after 2 months, company matching up to 4% after one (1) year of employment
  • Performance based merit increase
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company wide events
  • Lunch N Learns

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This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

EDA Contractors is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. EDA Contractors does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. Here at EDA Contractors we strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging every day.

For more information about EDA, please visit our website at www.edacontractors.com

 

Principals only, recruiters please don’t contact any EDA employee about this job post. No phone calls or emails will be accepted.

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