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Demand Manager

Painted Post, New York; Olean, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power and Gas
Business Unit: Dresser-Rand
Requisition Number: 236009
Primary Location: United States-New York-Painted Post
Other Locations: United States-New York-Olean
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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 eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services. Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation, transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions – from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens’ portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications, power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and related instrumentation and control systems. For more information, please visit:

Job Description:

Position Overview


Operations based role that leads development of cost estimates and schedules to support proposal development. Estimates and schedules will produce operations costs and schedules at project handover to project execution.  The demand manager is the regional prime interface to Global client services for all proposals of equipment packaged in or with factory. Proposals shall consider all engineering development requirements, existing capacity constraints, and projected future workload. Role reports to Manager of Demand Management. Role requires coordination and interaction across Proposals, Engineering, Procurement, Production, and Project Management domestically and internationally.
Role would need to offer support or participate in conference calls during off hours or weekends to support our global clients.


Role would need to offer support  or participate in conference calls during off hours or weekends to support our global clients.




  • Serve as main point of contact for factory to client services to support proposal development
  • Provide information about engineering design to proposal or direct client services to subject matter experts
  • Provide proposal specific cost estimates and schedules with engineering and operations input
  • Manage multiple proposal cost estimates and schedules concurrently
  • Utilize configuration cost tools and historical data to develop cost estimates
  • Analyze customer demand to determine critical path affecting execution
  • Determine and report milestones to monitor progress and advise project management
  • Review workload with appropriate operations management and suggest schedule or capacity adjustments based on workload, master schedules, and unplanned activities
  • Establish and maintain operations and training program for planners and conduct training as required for new users or updates to features and functions of Planning tools
  • Ensure highly disciplined level of data and change management



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience



  • BS/BA in Engineering, Operations Planning, Logistics, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and knowledge as presented above. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing cost estimates for rotating and or reciprocating equipment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in MS project or Primavera
  • Advanced knowledge in Office applications
  • Substantial Experience in Manufacturing of Power generation, Gas Compression, Rotating Equipment, or Process Automation
  • Strong knowledge of Industry engineering fundamentals and Industry codes, and business operations required
  • Project Management capability with complex / multi-element projects.  High level of business acumen required
  • Experience in customer communication, meetings and technical & commercial negotiations
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships and influence and persuade through credibility, integrity and professionalism
  • Strong collaborative approach, with good understanding of when to support and when to challenge others and working with cross functional team to drive part projects to completion




Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Experience in manufacturing of power generation, gas compression, rotating equipment, or process automation


Why Siemens?

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.



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