Organization: Mobility Business Unit: Customer Services Requisition Number: 243694 Primary Location: United States-California-McClellan Assignment Category: Full-time regular Experience Level: Entry level Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED) Travel Required: 10%
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.
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
This Project Manager role manages Service Solutions projects in the Business Unit Customer Service (CS), including the repair, maintenance, overhaul, or modernization of our customers’ rolling stock equipment. Overhaul projects are usually longer term (1-5 years), while repair projects are short-term (1- 12 months). Maintenance projects can be up to 3-5 years duration. Our ultimate goal is to engage into long term partnership with Customers in which we jointly work on improving the overall operational performance. Those Performance Partnership projects are highly customized and might cover a wide range of our portfolio elements. The Project Manager is the main interface to the customer and is the customer’s advocate within Siemens. This function has no direct reports, but drives projects to successful completion while managing the process and working with Siemens departments such as Procurement, Engineering, Production, Quality, and Test.
• You will perform classic project management jobs such as coordination with Engineering, Procurement, Scheduling and Quality personnel and being responsible for the overall project performance • You will interact with customers and will negotiate contracts, confirm contract acceptance and negotiate additional scope elements • You will be involved / manage large project bids up to the final bids; contingent on the projects being clear and definable from inception • You will be responsible for end of day activities such as avoidance of non-forming costs as pertaining to parts and labor. • You will work to make the schedule meet its target for completion and also set and reset expectations of deliver with the client. You will identify any delays early in the process and escalate it to management.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• High school diploma or GED required. • A minimum of 3 years in a related position, e. g. project management in a production or service environment. • Required amount of travel: 5% • Demonstrated technical experience with rail vehicle maintenance/overhaul or vehicle construction OR project management in a related field (e. g. construction of heavy machinery) is required. • Strong technical mechanical or electrical background with skills and knowledge applicable to Rail Systems business. • Demonstrable experience accomplishing tasks with only remote supervision or support with a proven history of solving problems for customers.
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.
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