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.
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
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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