Siemens Logistics LLC is looking for an experienced and talented Engineer Project Manager (EPM). You will manage and lead projects staffed by multi-disciplinary teams that will invent the next generation of systems in the parcel delivery business for companies such as UPS, FedEx, and the US Post Office. If you possess the qualifications, skills and experience outlined below, we would love to meet with you to explore this opportunity.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Primary ongoing responsibility is for management of projects. Focuses on meeting project commitments,
including communications with sponsors, stakeholders, etc. Spends significant time on project management responsibilities. Lead planning and/or implementation of projects. May participate in the design and/or testing phases. Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas; develop methods to monitor project or area progress; and provide corrective supervision if necessary. Manage project budget and resource allocation. Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for improving delivery. Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes. Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
Knowledge and Responsibilities
The Senior Engineering Project Manager guides the work of the technical internal and external teams assigned to the project
Possess good mechanical knowledge and direct the teams assigned to the project, to evaluate, create, design, build, and test solutions that can be sold as products in the Material Handling Automation market
Responsible for creating a technical plan, selecting the correct technical solution(s), and then implementing that plan
Works closely with external customers and internal business directors to take the R&D prototypes to a production-ready stage
Works with Department and Product Managers to create and maintain a budget and schedule
Projects will be reviewed monthly with emphasis on technical solutions progress and budget/timeline adherence
Completes estimates for complex modules under development, and estimates own work
Performs reviews of complex customers' standards specification and other documentation to determine engineering requirements
Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques and tools:
Execute & Control: scope, workplans, resources, deliverables, Q/A, transition planning, etc.
Close: completion and assessment
Strong and tested project management skills, including sponsor and risk management
Understands who is the client and what are the client's needs; provides realistic expectations; establishes specific customer satisfaction standards and actively monitors client satisfaction
Knowledge of organization's methodology and tools
Core Competencies that are critical to role: Business Acumen, Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving, Collaboration, Communication Effectiveness, Decision Making, Influencing and Leading, and Responsibility & Accountability
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering is required; advanced degree preferred
8-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Knowledge and Responsibilities; with at least five years of managing increasingly complex projects in a technical environment.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt is strongly preferred
PMP certification/ experience is strongly preferred
Previous experience with Agile Methodology and Systems (i.e. JIRA and Big Picture) is strongly preferred
Previous experience with Material Handling and Conveyor Systems is desired
Previous experience with the following applications is desired: MS Project (Gantt charts), MS Excel (proposals and data manipulation), MS PowerPoint, MS Word (SOW, Technical Proposals, etc.), AutoCAD 2D, and a 3D Modeling package (ex. UG NX)
Must possess organizational agility/ability to get things done in a matrix organization
Must possess good technical ability, and understand highly complex technical issues
Known for effective leadership of staff. Passion for client satisfaction
Proven track record of leading “Change” initiatives impacting an entire organization
Good written and oral communication with the ability to motivate others to perform well
Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary Engineering team
Travel Requirements: Up to 25% for customer meetings and integration testing at customer sites
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Job ID: 184344
Organization: Portfolio Companies
Company: Siemens Logistics LLC
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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