The Project Manager acts as liaison between the company and the client through an entire project life-cycle from order acceptance by Rockwell Automation through to client sign-off. The position of Project Manager has responsibility for successfully planning, controlling and managing project deliverables for medium size, moderate risk projects. To ensure that customer satisfaction is met, he or she manages the details of overall project schedules, and budgets. The Project Manager manages the efforts of team members and third party vendors. Usually involves extensive interaction with sales, systems engineering, product development, and other members of cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products to clients. May work at client site on a day-to-day or periodic basis. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. The duties will also require proposal and estimate generation, client negotiations, contract review and sub-contractor communications.
Technical experience with AC/DC drives applications in an electrical systems, process automation or application engineering capacity
Familiarity with applicable electrical hardware requirements and codes (UL, CSA, etc.)
Familiarity with various aspects of systems integration (examples include PLC, HMI, instrumentation, networking, communication, power distribution)
Proficiency with Project Management functions such as customer interface, project budget maintenance, project schedule maintenance and project manpower planning
Commercial project achievement and leadership in a drive systems, controls engineering and automation related business
Ability to lead, motivate, and work within a technical team environment, and managing a geographically dispersed engineering and project delivery organization and making effective use of collaboration tools and remote management skill
Proven ability to manage multiple (20-40) projects successfully and simultaneously. Projects could range from small ($5,000) to medium and large ($500,000) and have a lifecycle of 4 to 16 weeks plus.
Manages and reports all financial aspects of assigned projects
Able to work with distributors and customers for business development and implementation strategies
Excellent collaborative skills and ability to effectively work in a team setting
May apply complex and advanced project management and scheduling techniques
Strong understanding of financial aspects of project management, percentage completion, revenue recognition, and project accounting
Personal commitment to excellence in every aspect of the business with an uncompromising stance on ethics and transparency, internally and externally
May participate in development of business team strategic plan
- Bachelor of Science degree; strongly preferred to be in Engineering.
- Requires a minimum of 8 years previous experience with direct customer contact or project management.
- Requires a minimum of 5 years previous experience with AC/DC drives applications in an electrical systems, process automation or application engineering capacity.
- Ability to travel up to 15%.
- Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job opening.
- Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
- Formal PMI based Project Management training.
- Typically possesses industry, application or technology knowledge relevant to assigned business or geography.
Control Products and Solutions
Engineering and Technicians
Charlotte - North Carolina
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