Blade Design Project Manager

Boulder, Colorado
04 Oct 2016
24 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Wind Power and Renewables (WP)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Onshore
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 157037
Required Education Masters Degree

Location CO - Boulder
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division is a leading supplier of reliable, environmentally-friendly and cost-efficient renewable energy solutions. Driving down the cost of wind power is our key target as we strive to make renewable energy fully competitive with conventional energy sources.

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Job Description
Siemens Wind Power (SWP) is a dominant player in the global wind turbine market and maintains its position by offering state-of-the-art products made possible by a team of exceptional employees. SWP is currently seeking highly-talented, motivated, and well organized candidates for a Blade Design Project Manager position at our Boulder Center of Competence to guide the design of the next generation turbine blades project and technology projects.

Responsible for new blade designs at SWP, the Boulder Center of Competence brings together a multi-disciplinary group of engineering experts in aerodynamics, acoustics, structures, loads and controls that work concurrently to solve design and technology problems.

The Blade Design Project Manager will be responsible for the formation, execution and completion of simultaneous R&D projects across global engineering teams.  The person filling this position must be highly motivated and proactive, have excellent communication skills, and must have a strong technical competence.

As a Wind R&D Blade Design Project Manager, your primary tasks will cover:  

- Managing technical R&D projects including:
o Formulating and executing the project plans and timelines
o Establishing and tracking the project budget
o Working with management to secure project resource allocation
o Delivering all necessary project documentation (technical and clerical) to both internal and external customers
o Coordinating all internal and external communication and activities in support of project execution
- Working closely with both the local and global R&D engineering teams to understand the fundamental and technical content.  Must be able to make project technical decisions in collaboration with key experts
- Maintaining close communication with the project management organization at engineering headquarters
- Effective interaction, communication, and collaboration with the design engineers in a global, team-based environment
- Coordinate technical issues across projects.

The Wind R&D Technical Project Manager will be required to possess the following:

- M.S. degree in a relevant engineering field
- Engineering experience in wind turbine blades design and manufacturing
- Project management certification  (PMP certified)
- Over 5 years of professional technical project management experience
- Have cross-disciplinary understanding of the blades design process
- Excellent organizational as well as written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
- A positive, fun, motivated, proactive, determined and friendly attitude
- Ability and desire to learn and adapt quickly

It is essential that you are able to work and thrive both independently and in a team environment, have a systematic and well organized approach, maintain solid oversight of all Boulder R&D projects and activities, and be able to effectively communicate both up and down across our global organization.

We offer exciting challenges and opportunities in an innovative, global company at the leading edge of green technology. Our working environment is open, energetic, inspiring, fun and diverse.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, disability status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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