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Solutions Operations Manager - Building Technology - Plymouth, MI

Plymouth, Michigan

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 229519
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Plymouth
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

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Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Manages the strategic and tactical activities in Field Solutions Operations supporting the Building Technologies Division of Siemens for Michigan branch offices.


This position will be assigned a total order intake between $30-$50M.  Position manages direct reports including Manager(s), Project Managers, Supervisor(s).   

Manages a team of individuals to develop and implement Smart Building Solutions, implementing digital technologies and integrating building systems including Building Automation, Fire, Security, Energy using IOT approach.



Supervises the activities and performance of all project management, design engineering, system installation and commissioning employees for installed  work.  Focused on providing customer satisfaction throughout the project delivery.  Provides technical support, expertise, leadership and accountability for installed projects, technical support programs.


Plans, organizes, directs and controls all installation and engineering activities for assigned projects.  Plan, organize, direct and control all building automation operations activities to assure profitable growth. Advise management on local operations planning including resource hiring, development and allocation, safety, financial forecasting, monitoring and issue resolution.


Supervises employees to ensure schedules are maintained and projects proceed according to plans, job specifications and cost estimates.  Supervises engineering activities including submittal preparation, material ordering, shipping, labor plans, job site walks, job folder updates and re-estimates. Plans and justifies manpower, staffing requirements, tools, and other appropriate investments for effective and timely execution of assigned work. Provides monthly project estimates and assists in monthly forecasting. Ensures proper job management and cost control by reviewing project financial statements with engineers.


 Maintains and improves planned and booked margins for projects. Directs and supervises the development of project plans and the use of those plans in the monitoring and control of progress in the execution of the work. Reviews customer feedback and ensures retention of customers and growth goals.


Develops manpower schedules and loading to ensure project compliance.  Maintains timely communications and harmonious relationships between engineering, operations and sales so  that project details, engineering or equipment changes, plan discrepancies or changes can be coordinated to  minimize cost and delay throughout the estimating, bidding and operations phases of each project.   Responsible to review project delivery with capability to identify and implement productivity improvements.



Builds and maintains an effective operations organization committed to customer and employee satisfaction and profitable growth. Manages or advises on hiring, training and development, allocation and performance assessment of personnel within area of responsibility. Provides the tools, training and environment required to achieve employee success.     


Ensure the proper implementation of all company policies, procedures and productivity tools.  Maintain current knowledge of regulatory laws, changes and requirements and ensure compliance.    Advise and implement industry/field best practices to improve products, applications and services.


Represents Siemens in industry associations, professional organizations and affiliations and develops relationships with customer, contractors and community leaders


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States.



Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.



 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience


Associates degree in Business Administration, or equivalent work experience.


 5-7 years hands on experience in the engineering and project management in commercial building solutions.


Previous experience supervising employees.


Strong understanding of financial reports and ability to implement cost controls.


Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills must be able to handle multiple tasks and duties effectively.


Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred.




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