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DCS/MES Project Manager - Senior

Job Description

Position Overview

The DCS/MES Project Manager is responsible for the design, development and management of customer projects, according to defined Project Management (PM) standards and customer requirements, and with end to end responsibility for economic results, quality, schedule and EHS

The DCS/MES Project Manager manages DCS/MES projects utilizing SIMATIC PCS 7, SIMATIC PCS neo, and SIMATIC IT eBR primarily in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Food & Beverage industries. The successful candidate will be able to translate customer requirements and sales strategies with cost effective engineered solutions following the PM@Siemens processes.

The DCS/MES Project Manager will be measured on solutions revenue, profitability, innovation and customer satisfaction.

The position reports to the Solutions Director within the Process Automation & Engineering Business

The position will be based in Harleysville, PA (Greater Philadelphia Area) or Houston, TX, with consideration also given to proximity to key customer markets.     

Responsibilities

Manages clarification of customer requirements and specifications, during the request for proposal (RFP) and proposal.

Designs and develops technical specification, and timeline, milestones and budget needed in the project.

Coordinates resources and monitors and reports progress and milestones regularly to all stakeholders.

Negotiates or contributes to negotiations with suppliers and vendors.

Responsible for meeting all project milestones and technical objectives.

Monitors the budget adherence and takes actions to minimize non-conformance costs.

Checks projects results, designs respective test procedures and monitors test results.

Ensures proper documentation of project results, and of all products or technologies delivered.

Adheres to PM standards defined, and coordinates all project assigned resources.

Close collaboration with commercial project manager and finance team


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

BS / BA or advanced degree in Engineering, Business Administration

10+ years’ experience in the process automation market

Thorough understanding of the automation and manufacturing execution systems marketplace including market drivers, trends, customer needs and sales processes

Expertise in interfacing automation systems with motor control centers, process instrumentation and drive systems.

Experience working with engineering firms, construction managements companies and installation contractors

Successful experience (4 - 8 years) leading complex projects with the ability to improvise, balance risks and handle unpredictable situations.

Industry/Company recognized Project Management Certification

Excellent customer interfacing skills and negotiation skills are a critical part of this job.

This position requires up to 15% domestic and international travel


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

PM@Siemens Certification

A process automation background in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical or Food & Beverage industries

A MES background in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical or Food & Beverage industries

Understanding of the Siemens industrial product, solutions and service portfolio

Experience with distributed control systems and manufacturing execution systems including Siemens based systems  (PCS 7, SIMATIC IT eBR)

Experience with industrial networking, databases and virtual architectures

Ability to develop opportunity pursuit strategies and lead pursuit of complex opportunities across multiple sales organizations and companies (end users, engineering firms, systems integrators, etc…)

Technical Consulting, Selling and Marketing Background




Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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