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Project Manager - South Region

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Job Summary:  Directs, plans, coordinates and controls all field project related activities and ensures follow through to achieve all company objectives outlined in the Scope of Work and in accordance with all current corporate and quality policies and procedures.  The Project Manager reports directly to the Manager of Project Management and works closely with all department managers, project team members, Sales Engineers, Applications Engineers, and our customers.

 

Job Specifications:  A four-year undergraduate degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivelant experience is preferred.  Minimum of 5 years experience in the special machine industry as related to the automotive market is preferred.  Familiarity with modern computer hardware and control components is desired.  Direct experience in managing medium to large scale projects and or managing project teams with a track record of bringing projects in on time and within a planned budget.  The Project Manager must have an understanding of basic accounting and cost estimating practices.  Knowledge of manufacturing and engineering methods used in the manufacturing and design of special machines.  The Project Manager must have the ability to communicate with customers, and BEP employees regarding the technical aspects of BEP software and hardware.  Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and problem solving. Excellent writing skills.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Self Starter.

 

Primary Skills and Responsibilities:  (Others may be assigned.)

  • Provide the customer with a single-point contact on site during commissioning
  • Work with project manager in the home office to facilitate project implementation
  • Transformation of the project plan into measurable milestones 
  • Assist management in developing new procedures and processes for the PM department 
  • Project kick-off, plan review, and follow up
  • Communication of pertinent information to project team and customer
  • Facilitate mechanical/electrical design modifications based on discoveries during commissioning at customer site
  • Weekly monitoring of the project schedule and budget for adherence to plan
  • Chair team meeting for progress/plan evaluation
  • Implementation of recovery plans for budget/schedule non-conformance
  • Oversee customer buy-off
  • Coordination of all shipping documents and receiving/allocating parts at customer site
  • Inform accounting of all pertinent invoicing information
  • Oversee and schedule in-the-field resources
  • Obtain customer sign-off/acceptance, in writing
  • Immediately after final acceptance, issue warranty letter
  • Chair post-completion meeting(s) and document lessons learned and final contract costs