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US Services Project Manager

Location(s):
United States
Categorie(s):
Customer Projects & Services
Req ID:
006MUU

Job Description

Position
Project Manager - US Services
Company
Schneider Electric
Location
Flexible
Reporting Relationship
Reports to Director, US Services Project Management
Website
www.schneider-electric.com
 

 Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.  
 
Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. 
 
The Project Manager is accountable for managing moderate size and complexity project orders (customer, affiliate, recall, etc), from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. This includes initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing of customer projects. Individual in this position confirms customer requirements, which includes drawings, specifications, job site requirements, bill of material alignment with specifications & clarify exceptions. Manages complete project process from order preparation, thru manufacturing release, product shipment, post shipment support and financial reconciliation utilizing a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use. Documentation, communication, and customer facing skills are critical to this position
  1. Ensure all Schneider Electric safety policies and requirements are met at any onsite project locations.
  2. When requested, provide upfront sales support during project quotation and preparation phase to ensure specification compliance from an execution standpoint.
  3. Takes ownership for validating the project’s statement of work and contract terms with the customer, including both technical and commercial elements, becomes lead contact for customer for balance of project order. (Project Initiation).
  4. Develops a project schedule and communicates with the customer to ensure expectations are being met. Direct engagement wit internal manufacturing facilities and third party vendors. (Project Planning).
  5. Monitor the execution of the customer’s project order, verifying execution of the project through kick-off meetings, communication to all parties and exchange of technical requirements and project plan information. Coordination of all Schneider Electric onsite activities including subcontracting. (Project Executive)
  6. Lead the monitor and control of the performance of the customer’s project through its life cycle. Key activities include task completion verification, project team monitoring, managing the exchange of project updates across the project team members, schedule reporting, issue resolution, and contract administration. (Monitor and Control Project Work)
  7. Lead the closeout of the customer’s project to include financial reconciliation, verification of job site equipment arrival, installation, start-up, and training support completion through review of internal system information, contact with the customer, and coordination with support services such as field services, after-shipment support, and training functions. (Project Close)
  8. Compares/differentiates/propose alternate products/ value engineering
  9. Solves problems with customer interaction that results in positive feedback and improved relationship.
  10. Utilizes a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use and demonstrates an understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology needed for effective project management.
  11. Ensure each project is executed to meet or exceed the customer’s requirements while also ensuring the project is executed within the financial boundaries of cost and margin.
  12. Communicate project risk (technical & financial) and mitigation plans once an issue is identified. Accurately predict the financial performance for revenue recognition to SLM to include original forecast, change orders and for cost forecasts based on incurred costs, and estimate to complete
  13. Utilize and offer improvements to the Project execution teams standard process, documentation and tools.


Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have:

  • At least 3-4 years of project management experience involving construction management, electrical power distribution equipment (switchgear, ups, building systems, etc), or mechanical systems (HVAC, BMS, etc)
  • In-depth understanding of subcontractor management, project financials, and risk mitigation
  • Technical knowledge of a variety of facility/ building  systems or IT infrastructure systems, including but not limited to; medium voltage and low voltage switchgear and circuit breakers, diesel generators, UPS systems, power distribution equipment, security, cooling, heating, electrical systems
  • Experience leading and developing a project team to achieve improved results, measured through increased customer satisfaction, increase project profitability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Project

We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.  
 

Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k)+ match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers.  
  
We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.   

  
Let us learn about you! Apply today.  
   
You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.  
   
It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.  
   
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.  
   
Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  

Schedule: Full-time
Req: 006MUU
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