Project Manager - Locomotives

Job Description

Hi, We’re Siemens Mobility Rolling Stock! We’re a leading global provider of short-distance, regional and long-distance rolling stock, as well as product and system solutions for passenger and freight transport. We ensure that passengers are transported in a safe and comfortable environment while also meeting economic and environmental requirements. Our products are future-oriented and enable cost-effective operations while reducing environmental impact and conserving resource. We are adding a Project Manager- Locomotives to the team in beautiful and affordable Sacramento ,California.

                                      We offer you Growth, Challenge and Purpose !

About this role:

As a Project Manager, Locomotives, you will be responsible for the execution of locomotive projects ranging from $30M to $500+M in value and durations from 3-6 years. The projects are executed throughout the US and Canada .You will collaborate with a diverse and dedicated team at our large manufacturing campus where project management, engineering, procurement, and manufacturing are co-located. You will execute the project in a matrix organization with a primary team of 10 to 20 people. Some team members will be working on other projects concurrently. You will be the focal point for customer communication for all aspects of the project. 

What you will be doing:

Leading  project execution during phases including proposals, planning, design, procurement, manufacturing, commissioning, and customer acceptance.

Monitoring  profit and loss trends and outcomes

Lead discussions/negotiations with customers for scope clarification and changes in scope, cost and schedule.

Facilitating design review activities for conceptual, preliminary and final design.

Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential problems, devise contingency plans.

Drive project schedule for design, project milestones (utilizing Siemens’ milestone methodology), vehicle delivery and acceptance.

Initiate strategic project activities for engineering and procurement, as well as actions for manufacturing startup.

Effectively communicate and manage project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

Develop and deliver monthly project reports, customer progress reports, customer change proposals, and presentations to management and internal / external stakeholders.

Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors; influence them to take positive actions to forward the project in their assigned scope.

What you will need to be successful:

 Bachelor's degree

3 years of successful Project Management experience in complex projects in Rail Vehicle Manufacturing, Heavy Industrial Manufacturing or similar industries.

Excellent technical, oral and written communication skills; must be able to demonstrate presentation skills.

Technical experience with complex products/projects and system integration.

Ability to  travel for customer visits and supplier reviews for first article inspections and as needed to support manufacturing.

We would be impressed if you had:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or other engineering degree relevant to rail, locomotive and rail car manufacturing.

5 years of experience related to the manufacturing of rail vehicles or heavy machinery preferred.

Technical experience with rail vehicle project management, engineering, manufacturing preferred.

Project management certification via PMI PMP certification is a plus.

Why Siemens Mobility?

We are # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List

Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, Commuter Benefits

Vacation & Time Off: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave,

 Financial & Retirement: Savings Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation

Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses, Lunch & Learns

Office Life: Flexible Work Hours, Remote Work Opportunities, Diversity & Inclusion Program


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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