Project Manager System Services (Drives) - Wauwatosa, WI

ABB LTD Wauwatosa , WI 53213

Posted 2 months ago

ABB is seeking a Project Manager System Services (Drives) for its Wauwatosa, Wisconsin location. Project Manager will be responsible to ensures the completion of assigned projects on time and within budget, with a high level of customer satisfaction, in compliance with ISO standards and in accordance with company policies and procedures. This is both as an on-site and off-site project manager.

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support sales team in preparing properly scoped proposals. Ensuring that ABB can deliver material, engineering, and costs within customer expectations.

  • Review sold projects with Sales Managers and customers for clarification of all technical and commercial issues and develop a plan for contract satisfaction.

  • Utilize SAP to enter project orders, create purchase requisitions, track part deliveries, monitor project costs, and invoicing.

  • Work with Field Service Coordinators from around the world to properly staff projects with the appropriate technical resources to complete the scope of work.

  • Interface with vendors and subcontractors to ensure the scheduled ordering, completion and arrival of parts, components, equipment, etc. that meet company quality and specification requirements.

  • Offer changes and additions to the contract as requested by the customer and coordinate this with the responsible sales manager.

  • Prepare customer submittals, order acknowledgments, design and drawing submittals for review. Obtain customers approvals.

  • Create complete project plan and timeline for completion of project as coordinated with the Equipment Provider and End Customer. Including coordination with other ABB BUs and contractors.

  • Safety leadership, coordination of process and operating standards of safety per project site. Drive communications and interface for safety leadership with end customer, site contractors, ABB BUs, sub-suppliers who will be performing work on the end customers site.

  • Prioritize, schedule and monitor work assignments and ensure the completion of assigned projects on time and within budget, with a high level of customer satisfaction, in compliance with ISO standards and in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate with other departments and ABB units to ensure the scheduled completion of all assigned tasks, products, etc. Schedule and lead status and project meetings, and report project status monthly.

  • Coordinate shipping with factory and freight forwarders, by ship and/or common carriers. Initiate invoices consistent with contract language and follow up to ensure payment as scheduled.

  • Manage and if possible improve the profitability and cash flow of the project.

  • Lead or participate on cross functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of methods, processes, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.

  • Ensure the completion and maintenance of all project records, paperwork, documentation, etc.

  • Maintain technical competency and remain current in changes in the industry.

  • Ensure that ABB meets customer expectations and all contractual obligations.

  • Foster strong and effective relationships with internal and external customers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Technical Field and a minimum of 3 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project or Program Management experience

  • Exceptional analytical, communication and leadership skills

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA

Contract type:Regular/PermanentBusiness unit:Business Unit Drives

Date posted:2019-03-18Job function:Project ManagementPublication ID:US68490160_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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