Project Manager - R&D

Job Description

Project Manager R&D

We are "Smart-Infrastructure (SI) " – a new age business of Siemens that focuses on crafting environments that care. And we have ambitious plans to grow both organically and inorganically to realize our global vision. We are calling out professionals who have the right mix of experience, entrepreneurship and skillsets.

Responsible for the planning and execution of assigned projects with full responsibility for time, function, quality, costs and budget.

Manages the project within the defined framework of time, budget and quality to customer satisfaction. Full profit & loss responsibility.


BE/B. Tech in Electrical/Electronics/mechanical from a reputed University.

Certification in Project management is preferable.

Experience :

Professional experience of 15 + years in Low Voltage Switchgear Product design and development

Should possess experience of handling development projects for local market or global market

Should possess a better understanding of various Manufacturing Technologies, industrial raw material selection and usage

Preferably possess experience in Project manager role.

Project Management Role

Knowledge of Project Management, lean and change management practices

Strong collaborative skills and ability to facilitate decision making at function levels of the company

Good knowledge of customers – panel builders, electrical contractors, installation and usage of switchgear products

Project planning and controlling as well as project termination and handover

Functional lead of project members, lead the team through development stages

Manages the project within the defined framework of time, budget and quality as per customer need.

R&D Role:

Experience in Low Voltage Switchgear Product design and development preferably ACBs, MCCBs

Design and develop new products as per Business needs.

Upgrade existing product offer in terms of Features, Process.

  • Work out Cost Effective measures to reduce Product Cost.
  • Develop parts in coordination with Vendor Development Cell.
  • Co ordinate Type Testing/Certification of Products.
Provide support in establishing & streamlining Assembly Line

Conduct Product training for New / Exiting Product.

Handle Customer Complaints & provide timely solutions

Visit Customers sites & interact to understand the product needs & bring out necessary changes to make the product more acceptable

R&D/PM Role Expectations:

A) Coordinate with Business Product managers, customers (in specific cases) to work out Product specifications of new product as well as for existing products.

B) Freeze target MATERIAL COST based on product positioning strategy/Features along with Business Product Managers.

C) Workout development Plan till commercial launch & seek concurrence from Business Heads.

D) Identify resources required (Internal & external) at each stage of development.

E) Conduct Design Reviews at various stages of development & workout necessary action plan.

F) Evaluate design as per Verification plan, compliance with standard & take corrective actions.

G) Freeze Design output & asses the impact on material cost.

H) Workout Cost Reduction measures & implement it.

I) Workout Launch/Communication strategy with Marketing(Communication)

Computer Proficiency

Basic: 3D Modeling Software: NX, Pro-E, CAD Tools (Also ok if hands on with SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge)

Advanced: Finite element analysis – structural, motion simulation, electro-thermal, electro-magnetic etc.. (using NX, Pro-E Mechanica, FLUX, ANSYS & FLUENT etc.)

Data Management platform – Teamcenter, SAP, CADIM

Project controlling software (MS Project or any new software)

All MS applications incl. planner.

General Needs

Standards: Product Stds. eg. IEC60947, Materials Stds, Design Stds. etc.

Aware of ISO 9001systems Make your mark in our exciting world of siemens

This role is based in Kalwa where you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries – craft shape of things to come.

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality, and we encourage applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us shape tomorrow. Find out more about department at: website department and about Siemens careers at: (

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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