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ABB is seeking a Project Manager for its Lake Mary, Florida location.This role is responsible for interfacing with the clients and the involved factories from order entry until the project is finalized and turned over to the client.
Review customer orders from a technical and commercial standpoint during negotiation and order entry with the Proposal Engineering team.
Project Management of customer orders including scheduling, tracking, shipment, invoicing coordination, closing and being the primary customer contact for all project-related matters from the beginning of the project through warranty.
Single point of contact for all technical and commercial coordination with customers and suppliers through appropriate sales channel.
Actively strive to optimize overall resource planning and utilization
Commits to improve performance while taking action to minimize risks.
Acts proactively to avoid/minimize project risks and turn situations into opportunities
Sees the overall impact of scope changes & claims and actively negotiates as they arise to ABB's best interest
Accurately forecasts project revenue, profitability, margins and cash flow
Plan critical path, monitor and control project activities to maximize cash flow
Actively pursue strategic change order opportunities to increase customer orders and lower risk.
Coordinate/negotiate with major vendors to improve pricing and delivery
Coordinate with internal departments to assist in accomplishing the project goals
Actively participate in Department Quality Improvement Process
Create effective reports (status/progress) to all stakeholders with appropriate detail for desired understanding of the true project status and what needs to be achieved to accomplish project goals and objectives
Work with others in a coordinated and professional way to create a team environment that achieves project success.
4-year college degree in electrical engineering preferred along with a minimum of 5 to 8 years' experience as a Project Manager of medium scale Industrial/Power Plant projects ($1M+)
PMP certification preferred
In depth technical knowledge working with switchgear systems is highly desired
Must have a thorough knowledge of Project Management disciplines and process
Demonstrate negotiation skills in interaction with internal and external customers
Experienced in marketing, sales, forecasting, pricing and effective presentations
Must have a strong reputation for customer focus
Have a thorough understanding of project contracts and Inco terms 2010.
Ability to assess, propose and implement solutions for rapid recovery of troubled or challenged projects.
Must be self-motivated with a high level of creativity
Must be familiar and have practical experience with SAP PS, MS Project, AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and other software
Experience in dealing with the cultural diversity of a global business environment
Willingness to travel up to 50%
Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in United States.