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PROJECT MANAGER - L&A

Job Details

Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%
Engineering

Description

SUMMARY

Coordinate project activities, including layout, scheduling, cost accounting, problem solving, coordinating construction activities, documentation, and acceptance of system implementation. Responsible for meeting scheduled completion dates, projected building costs, and coordinating efforts with Site Mangers, System Engineers and/or Technicians.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned or required.

- Manage projects from start to completion encompassing, the five project phases, including, but not limited to:

Initiation Phase:

- Assist & Support in development of final cost and evaluation, as well as coordinate with Murata Japans sales & engineering group for product and pricing information.

- Present, review, and revise system definition, scope, pricing, and schedule for internal team, as well as customers.

- Set up and perform kick off meetings.

Planning Phase:

- Project definition, layout confirmation, budget development, documentation, and schedule.

- Review and approve functional specifications with Software team & Customer.

- Establish detailed project timelines/schedules (MS Project).

- Develop Mechanical and Electrical RFQs in conjunction with the Installation, Sales, and Procurement departments.

- Develop material, drawings, and documentation for contract bids on supportive components for a given project, as required.

- Select vendors through competitive bid process with Procurement.

Execution Phase:

- Coordinate all aspects of project installation between MMUSAs site supervisor, installation crews, Murata Japans engineering/manufacturing/logistic groups, vendors, and customer.

- Manage document flow to ensure customer receives proper manuals such as maintenance/operation/spare parts, etc.

Controlling / Monitoring Phase:

- Maintain budget control and change orders.

- Closely follow systems installation from day-to-day, addressing and resolving issues to ensure customer satisfaction and a fully functional system. Approve release of payments/invoices, change orders, and other credits/debits to projects.

- Coordination of proper documentation, drawings, & reporting to project stakeholders.

Closing Phase:

- Schedule and perform Final Acceptance testing and training in coordination with the Installation team.

- Obtain Project Acceptance from the customer.

- Ensure financial closure of project with the Accounting team.

- Close out projects with internal Postmortem (lessons learned) meetings.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree, BSME, BSMFG, BSIE, or BSEE from four-year college or university; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to create, read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, blueprints, schematic diagrams, and technical drawings. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public. Japanese language skills considered a plus.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, furnished in written or oral form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge and ability to apply project management techniques. Knowledge and experience with personal computers and various application software such as MS Suite, AutoCAD, MS Project, and Salesforce. Application engineering experience is a plus.

TRAVEL

This position requires up to 30% travel domestic and international for confirmation of layout and specifications and equipment inspection/run-off. A valid drivers license and good driving record are required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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