Project Manager - Building Automation

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Schneider Electric Houston, TX

Company
Schneider Electric
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
002YTI
AJE Ref #
576170461
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Join Schneider Electric and power your career!

Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic, and responsible company that fosters the development of all its people around the world. Every day, we empower employees to achieve more and experience exciting careers. Find out how our values and unique position make Schneider Electric the employer of choice.



This position is accountable for managing moderate size and complexity Customer project orders, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. This includes initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing of customer projects. Individual in this position confirms customer requirements, which includes drawings, specifications, job site requirements, bill of material alignment with specifications & clarify exceptions. Manages complete job process from order preparation, thru manufacturing release, product shipment, post shipment support and financial reconciliation utilizing a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use.

1. Takes ownership for validating the projects statement of work and contract terms with the customer, including both technical and commercial elements, becomes lead contact for customer for balance of project order. (Project Initiation).
2. Develops a project schedule and communicates with the customer to ensure expectations are being met. Direct engagement with the customer internal manufacturing facilities and third party vendors. (Project Planning).
3. Monitor the execution of the customers project order, verifying execution of the project through kick-off meetings, communication to all parties and exchange of technical requirements and project plan information. (Project Executive)
4. Lead the monitor and control of the performance of the customers project through its lifecycle. Key activities include task completion verification, project team monitoring, managing the exchange of project updates across the project team members, schedule reporting, issue resolution, and contract administration. (Monitor and Control Project Work)
5. Lead the closeout of the customers project to include financial reconciliation, verification of job site equipment arrival, installation, start-up, and training support completion through review of internal system information, contact with the customer, and coordination with support services such as field services, after-shipment support, and training functions. (Project Close)
6. Compares/differentiates/propose alternate products with additional customer value compared to competition.
7. Solves problems with customer interaction that results in positive feedback and improved relationship.
8. Utilizes a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use and demonstrates an understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology needed for effective project management.
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While performing the primary duties of the job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. Employee may work in different environments while on various job sites. QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, skills and/or abilities required. An individual must meet the minimum requirements as listed in each Qualifications subsection.

EDUCATION:

Four-year degree required or related work experience

EXPERIENCE:

Six years related work experience required

Two years supervisory experience required

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Advanced understanding of HVAC, access or other building or electronic control systems

Ability to analyze control system drawings and schematics

Strong leadership skills including, team leading, employee mentoring and development, and the ability to empower others through delegating responsibility.

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to, Word and Excel

Strong basic math skills

TAC product knowledge required

Strong customer service skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills











Care. Connect. Challenge. Commit.
Our values define our company. Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what its like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues, we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.



At Schneider Electric, because we value our employees, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, matching 401(k), training and development opportunities and much more. Join Schneider Electric and together, lets make the most of your energy.







Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Schedule: !*!



While performing the primary duties of the job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. Employee may work in different environments while on various job sites. QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, skills and/or abilities required. An individual must meet the minimum requirements as listed in each Qualifications subsection.

EDUCATION:

Four-year degree required or related work experience

EXPERIENCE:

Six years related work experience required

Two years supervisory experience required

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Advanced understanding of HVAC, access or other building or electronic control systems

Ability to analyze control system drawings and schematics

Strong leadership skills including, team leading, employee mentoring and development, and the ability to empower others through delegating responsibility.

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to, Word and Excel

Strong basic math skills

TAC product knowledge required

Strong customer service skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills











Care. Connect. Challenge. Commit.
Our values define our company. Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what its like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues, we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.



At Schneider Electric, because we value our employees, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, matching 401(k), training and development opportunities and much more. Join Schneider Electric and together, lets make the most of your energy.







Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Additional Benefits

Tuition Rembursement and Health Club Reimbursement