About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


Voith Hydro is hiring for:


Sr. Project Manager  
York, PA (Hybrid)

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Reasons you’ll love working here: 

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance 
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package 
  • 401K with generous company match 
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide 
  • Tuition reimbursement 

 

Summary:

The incumbent in this position leads complex projects for the design, supply, installation and testing of hydroelectric power generation units in the field of Large Hydro Power Plants   This includes responsibility for the customer interface and contract management, leading the project team, facilitating decision making throughout the project, achieving profitability goals and project schedule.  The incumbent must lead in a team environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the project and project profitability through project lifecycle, Hydraulic Engineering, Basic Engineering, Production Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Transportation, and Field Service (install, commission, and close out).
  • Ensure contract-compliant execution (incl. review of bids and contracts) and compliance with specified project objectives (costs, deadlines, and quality) through functional leadership and control of the interdisciplinary project team.
  • Develop customer relationship and support Sales and Account Managers to expand business.
  • Drive change and claim management as well as project-specific opportunity and risk management. Identify, quantify, explain, and finalize change orders and claims with customers, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Responsible for project profitability from the project handover to completion. Includes definition of project budgets, monitoring and forecasting of overall project profitability. 
  • Lead the development, monitoring, and controlling of project schedule.
  • Contribute to short and long-term objectives of the Company for process improvement and standardization.

 

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Controls, Chemical, Civil) or an Associate’s degree in a related field with a corresponding work history.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the hydropower or supporting industry is required. 
  • Working knowledge of SAP, ECTR, & Primavera systems.
  • Working knowledge of heavy manufacturing process, casting, forging, welding, machining and assembly.
  • A good mechanical aptitude with the ability to read mechanical drawings and bills of materials.
  • Scheduling and Project Cost Control skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Must have leadership skills.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the key actions of job.

  • The employee is required to talk and/or hear in an office and manufacturing setting. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk in an office and manufacturing environment from 4-8 hours. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; lift; stoop, or crouch.
  • The vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and adjust focus.
  • The employee is also required to occasionally travel to power plants and walk-through units with a requirement to crawl, climb, and get into confined spaces.
  • The job requires domestic and possible international travel.

 

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.