Senior Project Engineer

Madison, Pennsylvania
22 Oct 2016
10 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23376BR

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The project engineer will be working in the T-Building motor shop.  They will be responsible for translating the direction of the PM and Engineering staff to the technicians on the shop floor.  They will be authorized to execute engineering-based decisions in order to maintain project velocity.  A candidate with prior A/C motor experience is desired, but not required.  General duties and responsibilities include:

-Lead development of strategic project management assessments related to resources, tooling, and materials to support business area customer needs.
-Research and analyze/assess complex, integrated project schedules and implementation steps and processes related to the planning function. Evaluate, internal to the organization, the strategic needs of the business relative to resource planning and develop strategic assessments (resource manpower, equipment, and material needs). Develop, and recommend to management, plans to address those needs.
-Lead implementation of strategic process/business process improvement plans. Act as the catalyst to resolve diverse concerns/objectives and competing priorities within the business segment.
-Oversee resource planning and scheduling activities: lead and coordinate efforts of other planners and participate in the performance feedback process; assess work environment and advise management of resource needs; recommend appropriate training of staff, upgrades or equipment replacement.
-Recommend and implement operational and organizational structure adjustments designed to enhance planning operations.
-Lead studies and analyses of overall planning operations within the business segment to improve efficiency and cost and to identify and implement best practices and process improvements.
-Assume process ownership for portions of the business segment.
-Training programs and coordinate training effort for use of software planning tools and Westinghouse project management processes. Utilize train-the-trainer techniques to build internal training.
-Assume leadership role in implementation of new policies and programs.
-Cooperate between cross functions and PM, take responsibility on monthly project progress reporting drafting.
-Facilitate customer project technical activities through order implementation phase to project completion for assigned customers.
-Assist customer project manager and other management personnel in direction and coordination of project office activities.
-Develop/maintain working knowledge of business unit products/services.  Assist in development and implementation of marketing strategies and plans to promote products and services.
-Develop recommendations for resolution of warranty, deficiency, suspense, and cost/scheduler conflicts.  Assure issues are promptly resolved internally.  Participate in implementation of resolutions.
-Perform activities necessary for order acceptance, implementation, invoicing, and closeout.  Assist in coordination of product line resources to assure customer satisfaction.
-Develop customer meetings agendas and presentations, both at Westinghouse and customer sites.  May perform some of these activities at customer locations.

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Job Requirements
A successful candidate would be familiar with and/or have experience with the following:

-Minimum 4 year degree in engineer or related field
-Recommend and resolve logic conflicts based on relationships to other work tasks and technical requirements; must be able to act quickly to allow for inclusion of new work requirements.
-Objectively participate in critique/lessons learned programs among Westinghouse, the utility, and suppliers to foster constructive problem solving.
-Possess excellent verbal and written English communication skills to effectively provide guidance, direction, and assistance
-Develop and maintain relationship with key internal customer contacts.
-Negotiate schedules that best meet project goals for effective use of plant, Westinghouse, and other vendors' resources to complete the work scope on time.
Familiarity with plant systems, plant operations and manufacturing is desirable.
-Must have excellent planning and organizational skills, and have the judgment and experience to identify and evaluate cost and progress trends.
-Experience with Primavera 6 or SAP is a plus.
-Synergy work with cross functions to discuss the project schedule is required
-2+ years of Project planning/scheduling. In addition to cost accounting, budget forecasting and critical path scheduling experience is required.(Nuclear Power industry a plus)

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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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