Deputy Project Manager- Rolling Stock

Job Description

Siemens Mobility is seeking a professional Associate Project Manager with a proven track record of working on complex projects. As an Associate Project Manager you will be responsible for supporting the execution of light rail projects ranging from $30M to $500+M in value and durations from 3-6 years. The projects are executed throughout the US and Canada. The Associate PM will collaborate with his team at a large manufacturing facility where project management, engineering, procurement, and manufacturing are co-located. The associate project manager will support the execution of 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. The Associate PM will support customer communication for all aspects of the project. This position reports to the Projects Director and will work directly for a Project Manager.

• The Associate Project Manager is responsible for support the project manager during in  project execution during phases including proposals, planning, design, procurement, manufacturing, commissioning, and customer acceptance.
• Support the PM in leading discussions/negotiations with customers for scope clarification and changes in scope, cost and schedule.
• Lead 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. 
• Lead 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.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Education: bachelor's degree
• Experience: A minimum of 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.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• 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.
• Technical experience with complex products/projects and system integration also considered.

Why Siemens?

  • Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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