Project Manager, R&D – Russelectric, a Siemens Company, Hingham, MA

Job Description

Position Title: Project Manager, R&D – Russelectric, a Siemens Company, Hingham, MA

Location: Hingham, MA

Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have over 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard. Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies? Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this exciting position? If so, we'd like to meet you!

Our Culture:

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Position Overview:

Siemens Industry is looking for a Project Manager for their Russelectric Research & Development Team working out of the Hingham, MA location. In this role you will be responsible for managing R&D projects in support of the Russelectric product portfolio roadmap for Low & Medium Voltage Automatic Transfer Switches, Low Voltage Bypass Switches, Low & Medium Voltage Paralleling Switchgear and Low Voltage Controls. This role is responsible for the successful project management and execution of PLM projects that will drive future revenue, lower cost, improve supply chain resiliency, improve manufacturability, improve market share, and/or comply with industry standards. This role will report to the Manger of R&D for the Russelectric segment in the Electrical Products business unit of Siemens Infrastructure.


  • Manages projects with full responsibility for project results in the context of research and development.
  • Drives R&D projects in cooperation with stakeholders, especially with Product Management.
  • Supports cross-functional collaboration within the team and beyond. Ensures transparency on work items and progress in team.
  • Performs risk and opportunity management.
  • Steers budget and resources, as well as generation of the project agreement.
  • Executes project within the defined requirements regarding targets for project cost, project schedule, product cost, product functionality and quality.
  • Ensures appropriate Project documentation. Creates and manages approval workflows. Initiates and facilitates any required Out-Of-Bounds reviews. Ensures timely decisions about open issues, escalating if necessary.
  • Ensures adherence to architecture, design, quality guidelines as well as product security and product safety topics. Manages and ensures compliance to standards, working laws, rules and regulations, intellectual property rights.
  • Drives a continuous improvement culture including reuse, cooperation, knowledge management, lessons learned. Actively participates in collecting and sharing best practices and incorporates customer feedback during project execution.
  • Drives the search for opportunities of own intellectual properties and ensures alignment with patent strategy.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, BS Engineering preferred however a business or marketing degree is acceptable with several years of experience in the electrical industry.
  • 2-4 years project management experience, working with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS-Office applications and project scheduling software.
  • Detail oriented, analytical thinker combined with strong organizational skills.
  • Team oriented personality who can support multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with Siemens PLM Process preferred
  • PMP Certification is a plus
  • MBA and/or finance experience is a plus
  • Travel required will be less than 10%.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Why Siemens? In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

- A competitive base salary

- Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and flexible PTO/vacation.

- Extensive training along with career development.

We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business. We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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