Business Unit: United States
Requisition Number: 244370
Primary Location: United States-California-McClellan
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%
We are looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial and self-driven Project Manager which ensure the proper execution of mid-size to large Projects within a fast-growing service organization. The Project manager will foster and maintain our existing strong customer relationships by being a reliable and fair partner represents Siemens and its unique position in the best possible way.
This Project Manager role manages Service Solutions projects in the Business Unit Customer Service (CS), including the refurbishment, repair, maintenance, overhaul, or modernization of our customers’ rolling stock equipment. Refurbishment / Overhaul projects are usually longer term (3-7 years), while repair projects are short-term (1- 12 months). Maintenance projects can be up to 30 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.
Consults with customers on technical solutions, together with Sales Manager or Key Account Manager.
Clarifies customers´ targets and requirements, and/or specification in request for proposal (RFP).
Prepares participation in tender and leads negotiation with customers.
Coordinates overall planning of the project and decides on allocation of resources.
Clarifies specification and continuously liaise with accountable Project Manager Internal.
Monitors milestone and adherence to budgets, and initiates actions to minimize non-conformance cost.
Maintains constant communication to customers, outside contractors or other stakeholders.
May coordinate agreed commissioning measures onsite, together with Site Engineering Management.
Adheres to PM standards and Business Conduct Guidelines (e.g. Tax regulations, Export Control, EHS).
Manages and coordinates all temporarily assigned project staff.
High school diploma or GED required.
A experience level of 5 years in a related position, e. g. project management in a production or service environment.
Required amount of travel: 10%
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 United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.