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The Operations Director is responsible for a high paced team of leaders focused on the functional areas of Project/Program Management, Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Field Deployment and Software Integrations. This team drives projects across North America focused on Building Management Systems (BMS) and Electrical Power Monitoring (EPMS) within the Data Center segment.
The candidate would be responsible for overall success of BMS and EPMS deployments. The candidate would also be responsible for ensuring financial success of the P&L day to day focused on revenue and gross margin targets. This role is focus on the overall efficiency of the organization including people utilization rates.
The candidate would coordinate with peers with similar functions to discover efficiencies that can be driven across any silos of functional teams. The ideal candidate would have 10 years in engineering and program managing BMS type deployments within complex buildings. Also, he or she would be required to have 10 years of leadership experience.
Responsible for portfolio management ensure all projects are executed within company & customer expectations (on time, on budget, high quality). Maintain net zero GM variance on assigned project portfolio. Work with leadership staff to identify project risk and help oversee conflict resolution. Responsible for selling the capability of the operations team in pre-sale customer meetings Responsible for defining complex hardware and software architectures including intelligent devices, network communications and software platform technology stacks.
Working with sales personnel to review and approve work estimates being provided to the customer
Track progress and health status of projects over the entire project deployment lifecycle
Mentor leadership staff ensuring high level of competency within all functional areas
A point of escalation for challenging projects
Four (4) year Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent experience
Project Management Professional certification is a plus
10 years of project management experience deploying HVAC mechanical & electrical systems
10 years of supervisory experience
Skills & Abilities:
Strong growth minded and fast paced leadership skills
Understanding of P&L management and the levers of influence
General knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) specifications
Basic knowledge of networks along with communication protocols along with software integration concepts such as ETL (extract/transform/load)
Basic understanding of mechanical cooling technology such as Chillers, Direct Expansion
Experience with Computer Room Air Conditioners (CRACs) for mixed room air and hot/cool isle containment with a Data Center environment is a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Project
Relationship building skills internally and externally
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
Self-motivated with strong organizational skills
Good track record of obtaining results with minimal direction in a fast-paced team environment
Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Good interpersonal team skills for teamwork, respect, courtesy, tact, and discretion
Potential to accommodate domestic travel up to 20%
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