The Project Manager acts as liaison between the company and the client through an entire project life-cycle from order acceptance by Rockwell Automation through to client sign-off. The position of Project Manager has responsibility for successfully planning, controlling and managing project deliverables for medium size, moderate risk projects. To ensure that customer satisfaction is met, he or she manages the details of overall project schedules, and budgets. The Project Manager manages the efforts of team members and third party vendors. Usually involves extensive interaction with sales, systems engineering, product development, and other members of cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products to clients. May work at client site on a day-to-day or periodic basis. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. The duties will also require proposal and estimate generation, client negotiations, contract review and sub-contractor communications.
Technical experience with AC/DC drives applications in an electrical systems, process automation or application engineering capacity
Familiarity with applicable electrical hardware requirements and codes (UL, CSA, etc.)
Familiarity with various aspects of systems integration (examples include PLC, HMI, instrumentation, networking, communication, power distribution)
Familiarity with Project Management functions such as customer interface, project budget maintenance, project schedule maintenance and project manpower planning
Commercial awareness or achievement in a drive systems, controls engineering or automation related business.
Ability to lead, motivate, and work within a technical team environment, and managing a geographically dispersed engineering and project delivery organization and making effective use of collaboration tools and remote management skill
Capability to manage multiple (20-40) projects successfully and simultaneously. Projects could range from small ($5,000) to medium and large ($500,000) and have a lifecycle of 4 to 16 weeks plus.
Ability to manage and report all financial aspects of assigned projects
Able to work with distributors and customers for business development and implementation strategies
Excellent collaborative skills and ability to effectively work in a team setting
May apply complex and advanced project management and scheduling techniques
Understanding of financial aspects of project management, percentage completion, revenue recognition, and project accounting
Personal commitment to excellence in every aspect of the business with an uncompromising stance on ethics and transparency, internally and externally
May participate in development of business team strategic plan
- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a technical discipline.
- Requires a minimum of 2 years previous experience with direct customer contact and/or project management.
- Requires a minimum of 3 years previous experience with AC/DC drives applications in an electrical systems, process automation or application engineering capacity.
- Must be willing to work towards Project Management Professional (PMP) certification within one year.
- Ability to travel up to 25%.
- Rockwell Automation will only employ those who are legally authorized in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon a successful background investigation and drug screen.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
- Formal PMI based Project Management training.
- Typically possesses industry, application or technology knowledge relevant to assigned business or geography.
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