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Arlington, VA, US, 22202

Manager - Construction (Quality Control)



Role Information

Job Title: Manager - Construction (Quality Control)

Department: Construction

Business Unit: Central Services

Reports To: Senior Manager - Construction

Supervisory Role: No

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary

The Manager - Construction (Quality Control) is responsible for the design and construction of the physical structures needed to conduct Lidl’s daily operations, including stores, offices and special construction projects. This critical role ensures projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with required quality standards while also meeting the needs of the business. 

Essential Functions
  • Establish design parameters based on business needs
  • Research, analyze, calculate and manage construction costs
  • Conduct quality controls of construction projects
  • Manage design process from concept through construction completion
  • Lead a project team consisting of design consultants, general contractors, and internal departments
  • Monitor and manage project performance of internal and external stakeholders 
  • Serve as principal liaison to internal stakeholders
  • Manage full entitlement and due diligence processes
  • Create KPI reports
  • Conduct negotiations with manufacturers and suppliers in order to purchase targeted construction products 
  • Train regional employees and new hires in Quality Control materials and procedures
  • Develop Quality Control checklists that are in line with current business needs
  • Visit sites under construction and create site reports for all visits 
  • Update quality handbooks and manuals
  • Implement Prototype changes as needed 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project)

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of construction means and methods, building codes, health and safety regulations and entitlement processes
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly and accurately assess situations and apply appropriate solutions as needed
  • Willingness to transfer nationally

Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or similar field
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in related field
  • In lieu of degree, 5 - 7 years of experience in related field will meet the education and related experience requirements listed above
  • US Driver’s License

Physical Job Requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment, including the store(s), distribution center(s), warehouse(s), and/or corporate office(s) with the capability to switch job functions/roles quickly
  • Ability to work in situations that involve prolonged sitting, standing, walking, squatting and/or bending more than half the time
  • Ability to work in various conditions in temperatures around or below freezing, such as outdoor weather conditions or freezers
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) all of the time
  • Ability to bend and twist more than half the time
  • Ability to maneuver cases of product (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) in excess of 50 lbs. and reach above head to heights greater than 10 inches frequently in accordance with safety regulations
  • Must be able to handle all Lidl products, to include but not limited to, meat, poultry, alcohol products, and food products with known allergens, such as nuts
  • Ability to operate equipment that requires the constant use of hands/fingers/wrists more than half the time 
  • Ability to handle any hazardous materials in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to spend more than half the time viewing computer monitors
  • Ability to identify and distinguish between colors more than half the time

Travel Requirements

  • This position commutes between stores, regional offices and/or distribution centers up to 75% of the time
  • This position requires overnight domestic travel up to 75% of the time 
  • This position requires overnight international travel less than 25% of the time
  • Anticipated travel will be by car, air, and/or train

Lidl US, LLC & Affiliates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to, including but not limited to, race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Arlington, VA, US, 22202

Job Type:  Full Time
Reference Number:  16123

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