Senior Project Manager - Electric Motors

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Large Drives Business Unit is looking for a dynamic professional in Project Management. In this role you will lead orders and projects according to customer requirements, factory capabilities and corporate guidelines. This position currently manages orders and projects from customers for large electric motors built in Norwood, Ohio, for the Chemical, Oil & Gas, Mining, Power and similar industrial users. Success requires excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to learn and perform order management processes, thrive in a matrix organization, and partner with customers, sales channels, and internal departments to manage the information flow among all order/project stakeholders.


Develop or support the development of project/program plans for semi-complex orders and projects of Engineered products

Synchronize activities of the order / project team to meet contractual requirements

Coordinate the flow of information to and from the customer

Participate in project management activities (definition of schedule, budget, risk, change, opportunity and resource allocation management) for orders and semi-complex projects

Participate in continuous improvement activities

Have or quickly gain knowledge about electric motor order management to include: Product options, Customer requirements, and Siemens guidelines and procedures.

Facilitate technical review meetings with responsibility for detailing scope changes, action items, and decisions made

Simultaneously support multiple orders and customer requirements

Support sales activities and build/maintain both internal and external customer relationships

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated strong time leadership skills

Detail oriented. Able to review product characteristics to identify specific traits and build accurate documentation based on reviewed data

A high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and related software is required.

Helpful (not initial requirement): SAP, MS Access, MS Project experience facilitating external and internal customer/vendor interactions to achieve a common understanding of a topic

BS/BA in related subject area, or advanced degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Proven grasp of the relevancy and interaction of manufacturing operational processes such as Procurement, Scheduling, Quality and Engineering

Demonstrated success as a member or leader of a Project Team

The candidate must be self-motivated and have experience in working in a corporate environment.

Adherence to timelines, schedules and deliverables is a critical proficiency

Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in order or project management

Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Helpful (not required): Electric motor market experience, mechanical/electrical Engineering, PMP certification

Shown strength in Lean Manufacturing topics


BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave




Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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