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Project Manager

Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group

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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, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith US Inc., Operations department, we are looking for:


Project Manager  
York, PA

 

SUMMARY: From the time of order receipt until the order is completed, the project manager is expected to satisfy the entire project scope including internal and external stakeholders.  At times, the Project Manager will assist the Sales and Marketing team with the submission of complex Original Equipment bids.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Primary interface to the customer on assigned Mobility Projects
  • Direct the activities and cooperation between the Voith project teams in Germany and York
    • Ensuring that the stakeholders are well-informed about the project’s status
    • Communicating technical, application, operational, and organizational requirements internally
    • Managing customer communications externally
    • Executing the project management plan
    • Managing changes to the project
    • Monitor and report on project fiscal activity.  Work to improve the fiscal performance of the project throughout the life of the project
  • Keep local and regional project management practices and processes aligned with global best practice.
  • Provide support to the local and regional project management team to ensure that processes and best practices are followed.
  • Provide support to the sales organization to ensure a smooth transition of the project from the offer to order phase (OTO) to the order to cash (OTC) phase
  • Provide direction to the operations organization to ensure that plans are executed accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Monitor the progress of the project, problem solve and implement corrective actions
  • Provide support to operations to allow for proper inventory management
  • Create and maintain contract books
  • Update and maintain project schedules
  • Monitor inventory and operations performance
  • Assist in the submission of key/complex bids and customer meetings relative to those bids

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
    • 5+ years of experience in project management
    • Understanding of Buy America processes is a plus
    • Experience with management of projects in the passenger transit industry is a plus

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to comprehend complex commercial documents
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including MS-Project
    • ERP software experience such as Navision and or SAP is a plus
    • Detail oriented

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & NEGOTIATED ACCOMODATIONS:

 

Talking                                            Frequently

Hearing                                           Frequently

Sitting                                             Frequently

Standing                                         Frequently

Walking                                          Frequently

Bending                                          Occasionally

Climbing                                         N/A

Reaching                                        Occasionally

Prolonged Overhead Work               N/A

Pushing/Pulling                               N/A

Kneeling/Squatting                          N/A

Lifting                                             Occasionally up to 25 lbs.

Carrying                                          Occasionally up to 25 lbs.

Balancing                                        N/A

Rotation/Twisting                             N/A

Keyboard Use                                 Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment       N/A

Noise level                                      Usually quiet

Other activities essential to job

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster