• Field Project Leader - AUS

    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/20/2019 4:40 PM)
    Project Management
    Employment Type
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



    Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) provides uniforms and related products to more than 400,000 customers nationwide, in virtually every industry.  From designing and manufacturing to laundering and delivering, AUS works with local and national clients to create and maintain a total uniform solution that promotes teamwork and establishes a professional identity.  AUS operates from over 200 locations nationwide and has an immediate opportunity for a Field Project Leader in Chicago, Illinois.


    Position Overview:

    The Field Project Leader is a highly credible consultative business partner who will be responsible for grounding service processes in two main areas: Strategic Account Installations and Service Recovery consisting of coordinating and executing new Strategic Account business installations as well as managing Service Recovery for Accounts in Jeopardy clients.  This position will not have direct reports. 








    Job Description:


     Strategic Account New Business Installations and Service Recovery:

    • Lead and leverage resources available in the region/company to coordinate Strategic Account installations and Service Recovery efforts for accounts in jeopardy.
    • Employ great teamwork in partnering with field operators to effectively execute project assignments
    • Coordinate and manage A2L team on major installations and service recoveries
    • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
    • Direct client involvement and understanding on how to architect and set up new account establishing inventory and delivery and production schedules.



    • Ability to interface with all aspects of AUS organization through Supply Chain, Finance, Plant Operations and Service Department.
    • Knowledge of key strategic account applications such as rate management, perfect installation, billing process controls, inventory establishment.
    • Seven years or more demonstrated leadership experience including success providing customer service to regional or multiple location accounts in a corporate environment.
    • Solid track record of influence and credibility within the organization.
    • Demonstrated experience of best practices that provide excellent customer service.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong attention to detail, highly organized with good time management skills.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills

     Required Experience:          

    • Previous General Manager experience desirable
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to influence and lead people and get results through others.
    • Demonstrated successful interfacing with a variety of organizational functions
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
    • Willingness to travel up to 70% of the time.  

    Education:     Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.


    **This role is field-based and will be traveling much of the time.  Candidates can be based in other states besides Illinois with access to a major airport. 


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