Project Manager – Switchgear

ABB, Inc.

Job Description

Project Manager – Switchgear




ABB Is seeking for Project Manager of Medium Voltage Switchgear who’s primary function is to ensure customer and division satisfaction through effective project management skills. This role will deliver results from order entry to project commissioning that ensure repeatable customer business ; perform a variety of activities associated with one or more projects ; suggest and implement initiatives to ensure customer satisfaction and improve performance.
2017-12-31

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Tasks:

*Review orders from a technical and commercial standpoint during negotiation and order entry as required
*Conduct project turnover meeting with marketing/sales
*Execution of orders based on technical specifications and commercial contractual requirements
*Review factory project schedule(s) and develop overall project schedule
*Attend customer meetings as required. Travel to customers or project sites approximately 10%.
*Project Management of orders including scheduling, tracking, shipment, invoicing coordination, and being the primary customer contact for all project-related matters
*Full technical and commercial coordination with customers and suppliers through appropriate sales channel
*Accountable for quotation and booking of change orders, shipped margin, MOA variances, on-time delivery of drawings, on-time shipments and collection of receivables.
*Control the invoicing process together with Accounting and coordinate with suppliers to ensure proper positive cash flow.
*Coordinate/negotiate with major vendors to improve pricing and delivery.
*Coordinate with all departments to assist in accomplishing the project goals.
*Actively participate in Quality Improvement Process
*Resolution of CCRP issues pertaining to the orders
*Initiate price change requests, apply mark-ups, prepare quotations and implement changes, as appropriate. Under general direction, resolve disputes involving back charges, escalation, delays, extras and warranty charges. Prepare releases, waivers of lien and affidavits to allow collection of all payments.

Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

*4-year college degree along with 5+ years’ experience in project engineering or project management related tasks within manufacturing or engineering sector.

Preferred Qualification:

* BS Engineering or Business Administration .
* PM coursework completion required, PM certification a plus
* Must be familiar and have practical experience with AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Projects, PowerPoint, and other software.
*Demonstrate negotiation skills in interaction with internal and external customers
*Strong interpersonal skills
*Must be self-motivated with a high level of creativity
*Complex problem solving skills required
*Marketing knowledge and experience desired
*In depth technical knowledge working with switchgear systems is required
*Experienced in planning, sales, forecasting, pricing and effective presentations
*Must have a strong reputation for customer focus
*Strong conflict resolution skills required
*Experience in dealing with the cultural diversity of a global business environment
* Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
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As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-************.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB’s career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-************ or by sending an email to ****************. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Location:

Lake Mary, Florida, USA

Contract type:
Regular/Permanent

Business unit:
BU Medium Voltage Products

Date posted:
2017-12-01

Job function:
Project Management

Publication ID:
US********_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB Inc.

ABB Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

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