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Project Execution Manager 9/19/2017

Schneider Electric Chicago, IL

Company
Schneider Electric
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
003SD7_Chicago_IL
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
579559665

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Schneider Electriccreates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:https://youtu.be/NlLJMv1Y7Hk.



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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 the planning, staffing, direction, leadership, communication, and performance of all aspects of the Order to Delivery processes for the Partner, Industry, and Energy Business Units' orders within the Chicago, Milwaukee, Minnesota, and Western Michigan Sales Areas. Executing these processes will support the overall strategic direction of the US Business Operations, National Sales Force Organization. Lead project execution team and work closely with Area Sales team to coordinate and execute desired strategic direction to maximize the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Project Management activities. This position is responsible for managing all resources (people, financial, process and tools) utilized in the Project Execution process.

The Project Execution organization will be responsible for managing all aspects of the order pipeline. This includes:

- 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.

- Develops a project schedule and validates with the customer to ensure expectations are being met. Direct engagement with internal manufacturing facilities, customers and distributors.

- Lead the execution of the customers project order, verifying execution of the project through kick-off meetings, track required resources, activity sequencing and communicating to all parties and exchange of technical requirements and project plan information.

- Monitor and control the performance of the customers project through its life cycle. Key activities include task completion verification, project team monitoring, profitably manage change orders, managing the exchange of project updates across the project team members, schedule reporting, issue resolution, and contract administration.

- Lead the close-out 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.

- Provides viable, value engineered options and design solutions to meet the customer needs.

- Solves problems, using customer interaction, which results in positive feedback and improved relationship.

- Utilizes knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use and demonstrates an understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology needed for effective project management.

The individual in this position will put a high priority on driving employee engagement and development, utilizing formalized coaching.
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This position requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 4 years of experience. The ideal candidate will possess excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to multi task, work in a fast-paced environment and have time management skills. Required product knowledge includes medium and low voltage electrical distribution and control equipment. In addition, a good working knowledge of computer operating systems, specifically Windows. Standard business application software experience to include: MS Office, MS Excel and MS Access, also knowledge of Q2C and other business systems.

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. Were looking for people with a passion for success on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY.



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It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.





Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.







Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
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This position requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 4 years of experience. The ideal candidate will possess excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to multi task, work in a fast-paced environment and have time management skills. Required product knowledge includes medium and low voltage electrical distribution and control equipment. In addition, a good working knowledge of computer operating systems, specifically Windows. Standard business application software experience to include: MS Office, MS Excel and MS Access, also knowledge of Q2C and other business systems.

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. Were looking for people with a passion for success on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY.



LET US LEARN ABOUT YOU! APPLY TODAY.



You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.



It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.





Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.







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

Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement, Health Club Reimbursement, Paid Family Leave

Overview

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential.

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. We're working together to power the future. Join us!

Mission: Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

Company Size:
100,000-150,000 Employees
Industry
Manufacturing
Founded:
1836
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Headquarters:
1415 South Roselle Road
Palatine, IL 97086

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