The Project Manager acts as liaison between the company and the client through an entire project life-cycle from order acceptance by Rockwell Automation through to client sign-off. The position of Project Manager has responsibility for successfully planning, controlling and managing project deliverables for medium size, moderate risk projects. To ensure that customer satisfaction is met, he or she manages the details of overall project schedules, and budgets. The Project Manager manages the efforts of team members and third party vendors. Usually involves extensive interaction with sales, systems engineering, product development, and other members of cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products to clients. May work at client site on a day-to-day or periodic basis. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. The duties will also require proposal and estimate generation, client negotiations, contract review and sub-contractor communications.
Proficiency with Project Management functions such as customer interface, project budget maintenance, project schedule maintenance and project manpower planning.
Able to develop project plans (budgets, schedules, and plans) for complex projects.
Able to gain ability to oversee complex projects with high-level quality requirements.
Proficient in working with engineering leaders to implement project requirements into hardware and software.
Technical experience with electro-mechanical system design and associated software development methodologies.
Familiarity with system testing and qualification including DoD environmental testing (examples include EMI/EMC, Vibration, and Shock).
Commercial project achievement and leadership in a drive systems, controls engineering and automation related business.
Ability to lead, motivate, and work within a technical team environment, and managing a geographically dispersed engineering and project delivery organization and making effective use of collaboration tools and remote management skill.
Proven ability to manage multiple (20-40) projects successfully and simultaneously. Projects could range from small ($5,000) to medium and large ($500,000) and have a lifecycle of 4 to 16 weeks plus.
Manages and reports all financial aspects of assigned projects.
Able to work with internal and external customers for business development and implementation strategies.
Excellent collaborative skills and ability to effectively work in a team setting.
May apply complex and advanced project management and scheduling techniques.
Understands the nature of the Government industry and the available market.
Strong understanding of financial aspects of project management, percentage completion, revenue recognition, and project accounting.
Personal commitment to excellence in every aspect of the business with an uncompromising stance on ethics and transparency, internally and externally.
May participate in development of business team strategic plan.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet