Project Manager - Electrical Drives

Job Description

Project Manager

Position Overview

Siemens Large Drives is looking for a Project Manager (PM) for our New Kensington, PA facility. In this position you will be able to enjoy a hybrid work schedule. You will implement complete project plan on product or complex product type orders. PM is responsible for delivery of product on time, high quality, and at or under budget. PM executes projects from order handover to the factory (could include Bid Phase teamwork) to transition to Field Service/Warranty as single point of contact for customer, building and maintaining customer relationship as well as ensuring Best-in Class customer satisfaction. PM ensures proactive, timely and clear communication throughout project life-cycle both internal and external customer focused. PM is responsible for all Project Management activities including development of overall project timeline, project plan, communication plan, contract management, project financial performance/budget, identification/management of risk and maintaining project risk register as well as identifying and implementation of lessons learned. PM shall also own the project scope and apply the project change management process to evaluate and proactively pursue all project opportunities, maintain/increase project margins and control scope creep. PM is responsible to continuously evaluate project resource needs, project risks in support of the development and maintenance of Project plans and maintain the List of Open Points (LOP) or action lists. PM participates in cross-project, cross functional planning to resolve conflict related to project priorities, resources, quality, schedule and scope. Overall responsibility for project performance related to Project deliverables (scope), schedule, quality, risk, safety and financial performance. PM also leads project team in bi-weekly or monthly team status meetings, monitor and control of schedule, financials (incl. NCC’s), risk, performance, lessons learned etc.

PM shall take a proactive approach in identifying issues and risks within projects and take appropriate steps to mitigate and/or resolve within project team. PM will optimally use fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of Project Management as defined by PMI and PM@Siemens as appropriate. Intra-organizational cross-functional International teams; partnering with sales and marketing and all key internal personnel to support customer and business goals.

Additionally, PM will assist in the implementation of Lean Six Sigma agenda at the factory including the facilitation and processing of value stream mapping to improve the factory performance across multiple departments. PM will act as a change agent within the organization to drive process improvements from start to completion and ensure evaluation of success at critical points after completion.

  • Demonstrated expertise in defining and tracking project scope, goals, schedule, budgets, and execution strategies in collaboration with project stakeholders (incl. Factory cross-functional teams)
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and business process mapping skill and a history of identifying and implementing process (business and/or manufacturing) improvements
  • Experience developing and executing Risk Management and Project Communication strategies
  • Manage Domestic and International Projects with basic understanding of Logistics and INCO terms
  • Successful Leadership of Cross-Functional Project team and serve as the single point of communication for customers
  • Develop and Maintain Project Timeline Develop Project Plan
  • Demonstrated Proactive Change Management approach to Projects
  • Customer Satisfaction (Customer Voice Survey) leading to customer dedication
  • Project NCC Responsibility and control
  • Accountable for Project Financial Performance Identification and Mitigation of Project Risk - Risk Register
  • Demonstrated Lessons Learned mindset
  • Project Team Meetings (Minutes, Presentations, etc) and support needs of various departments in delivery of requirements to the customer.
Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • BS/BA in related discipline required, technical preferred
  • PMI (PMP) Certification preferred, ability to obtain within 1 year of employment
  • Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma or Lean Certification from a reputable organization preferred
  • Typically, 3-5 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above
  • Experience within manufacturing, oil & gas, power generation preferred
  • Expected Travel – As needed, not to exceed 25%
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously (20+ projects with varying levels of complexity)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Project, Powerpoint)
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

Who designs your future? You do.




Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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