Senior Project Manager - Rail Automation

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
12 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 233415
Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Louisville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

If you\nreally want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.
\n\n Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for\nengineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally\nfor more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously\nleveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business\nopportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in\nseven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management,\nBuilding Technologies, Digital Factory, Process
\n\n Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
\n\n Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and\ngoods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the\nentire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional
\n\n passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives,\npassenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing\nrail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in\ncities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
\n\n For more information, please visit:
\n\n With over 372,000 people\nworking at Siemens, it would be hard to define one single culture. However, we\ndo have values which we like to live by. They're things like providing honest,\nopen feedback, encouraging people to take ownership of projects and supporting\nentrepreneurialism in the workplace. We like to act as a team at Siemens. We\nbelieve if we all work as one, together we can make the world a smarter place.

Job Description:

Siemens\nRail Automation is seeking to hire a Senior Project\nManager to monitor projects from the bid phase through to customer\nacceptance. In this role, you will perform project/program management\nactivities (defining scheduling, budget, risk, change, opportunity and resource\nmanagement activities). You will also supervise, direct and motivate the\nproject team during planning, estimating, design, installation, start up,\ncommissioning, turnover and warranty of assigned projects. In addition, you\nwill ensure customer satisfaction during and at final project completion.\nTravel to Customer sites is required. This role will involve extensive\ninteraction with sales, systems engineering, product development, procurement,\nmanufacturing, and other members of cross-functional teams.
\n\n Responsibilities:\n
\n\n \n
\n\n • Participate in pre-bid reviews and sales\nto operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and\nproject requirements.
\n\n • Analyze plans, contract specifications\nand requirements to determine project requirements. Follow up with appropriate\nmanagement to assure understanding and satisfaction of project scope.
\n\n • Manage the development of project plans\nin advance of project activity to assure effective execution by the Project\nTeam and monitor progress to ensure compliance with the pre-determined\nexecution plan.
\n\n • Oversee preparation and execution of\nengineering schedules. Utilize financial and monthly forecasting to manage and\ncontain costs.
\n\n • Prepare or oversees preparation of\nprogress billings, pursue timely payments from the customer and authorizes\npayments to material suppliers and subcontractors.
\n\n • Participate in Project reviews and\nacceptance testing and manages the completion of all close out documentation\nsuch as As-Built drawings and system operating instructions, transfers or\nexcess materials, billings, collections and payments, and all project records.\n
\n\n Required\nKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
\n\n • Previous project management experience\n(8+ years) including management/oversight of project profit and loss and\nleading cross-functional teams.
\n\n • Experience interfacing with customers and\nleading customer interactions.
\n\n • Experience in the railroad industry.
\n\n • Familiarity with industry-related\ncomputer software and hardware.
\n\n • Control Systems Project\nManagement experience preferred
\n\n • Project Management Professional\nCertification (PMP) desired
\n\n • Electrical or Computer Engineering Degree\npreferred
\n\n Why Siemens?
\n\n In addition to an\nincredible career opportunity, we offer:
\n\n -A competitive base\nsalary
\n\n -Excellent health/vision/dental\nplans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start
\n\n -Extensive training\nalong with career development
\n\n Qualified Applicants\nmust be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified\nApplicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the\nfuture for employment in the United States.
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