- 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 Opcenter Execution Pharma (formerly known as "SIMATIC IT eBR") primarily in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical 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. Special consideration may be given to other locations within proximity to key customer markets
- Designs and develops the project plan, including technical speciﬁcation, schedule, 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 test plans 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
- Manages clariﬁcation of customer requirements and speciﬁcations, during the request for proposal (RFP) and proposal.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
- BS / BA or advanced degree in Engineering, Business Administration preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Successful experience (5-8 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.
- 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
- This position requires up to 15% domestic and international travel
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
- PM@Siemens Certiﬁcation
- A DCS 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, Opcenter Execution Pharma (formerly known as "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
Full / Part time: Full-time
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