Systems Project Manager, Columbia, SC, Cummins Atlantic
Columbia , South Carolina
February 03, 2017
Manage moderately to highly complex power generation system orders/projects to assure technical compliance and on time delivery to meet customer requirements while maintaining financial goals and executing all tasks in a customer-focused manner.

*Work location within region is flexible*

Essential Functions:
  • Direct internal and vendor resources to assure customer commitments and financial goals are met
  • Maintain close contact with sales, internal resources, vendors and customers, act as single point of communications to assure all are aware of the project status
  • Advise customer and sales force of technical options and implementation strategies that will best suit project requirements
  • Collaborate with factory, customer, and vendor engineers to assure technically correct and durable installation
  • Release material and manage logistics
  • Interact with internal contacts to assure purchasing, engineering and invoicing activities are accurately executed
  • Up to 10% travel in the field to job sites, customer or vendor locations, etc.
  • Utilize Business Management System (BMS) to create project work orders and purchase orders as well as track project financially

  • Maintain a mature, problem-solving attitude while managing interpersonal conflicts, customer rejection, some customer hostility
  • Extremely high-level interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, must be able to clearly demonstrate professional attitude and mannerisms under all circumstances, must be a good listener
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, positive follow-through approach, read and interpret customer written or verbal communications and document activities
  • Interpret verbal and non-verbal behavior to develop accurate perception and understanding of customer needs, values and opinions; be sensitive and aware of customer differences and conflicts
  • Must be customer-led in all market segments and work environments
  • Pleasant and cooperative attitude with coworkers; must work within a team environment designed to support end customer needs and expectations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A 2-year Technical or Business degree with a minimum 5 years of industry experience preferred
  • Ideal candidate may come from construction management background, large electrical or mechanical contractor organization, HVAC systems contractor, building maintenance/building automation systems, telecom engineering, etc.
  • Background experience in electrical power industry and/or power generation systems a plus
  • Extraordinary written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent listening skills and telephone etiquette
  • Experience with all standard office equipment: printers, copiers, fax, etc.

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