Commercial Proj Mgr II

Primetals Technologies - Canonsburg, PA (30+ days ago)3.7

Primetals Technologies, a worldwide leading engineering and manufacturer of capital equipment for the steel making industry, known for our strengths in mechanical engineering, electronics, automation, manufacturing, project management and service is hiring for the following position: Commercial Project Manager

Location: Alpharetta, GA Required Travel: 20%

Required Education: BS or equivalent combination of education and experience in Accounting. Proficiency in a foreign language an added plus. Project Management experience/certification

Position Overview:
The role of the Commercial Project Manager is to serve as a business partner to the Technical Project Manager in the execution of large customer contracts (“Projects”) in the Steel-making Industry. The Commercial Project Manager ensures that project management is performed with financial integrity and contract effectiveness. This includes oversight of all contractual obligations, on-time delivery of goods and services, adherence to contract terms and conditions, avoidance of risk, controlling of project budgets and cash flow, and supporting procurement and sales negotiations to protect the interests of the Company and to achieve the Company’s goals.

Duties in general to include:
The Commercial Project Manager will be assigned 3-5 Projects, depending upon contract size and complexity. Will be responsible for performing the following duties on his/her assigned Projects:

Project forecasting of costs, revenue and cash flow
Timely billings and cash collections
Project status reporting
Risk Management and mitigation
Preparing and negotiating contract change orders and claims
Fulfilling the contractual insurance, guarantee and bond requirements
Controlling costs against project budgets, approving project purchase requisitions and performing the Goods Receipts function in SAP
Preparing bank presentations for drawing from Export Letters of Credit
Preparing commercial/proforma invoices for exportation of goods
Monitoring aging/blocked balance sheet items such as Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables and resolving discrepancies
Acting as a liaison between Project Management and the Accounting, Controlling Treasury, Procurement, Expediting and Logistics organization of the Company

Required Skills/Knowledge, Education and Experience:
5-8 years of work experience in a project team environment
Work experience in an industrial segment such as Metals, Mining, Marine, Paper, Cement or Power Generation and Distribution
Bachelors degree or advanced degree (advanced degree may be substituted for work experience, if applicable)
A successful candidate will bring a diverse background in finance roles where leadership skills were required and will demonstrate an attitude which positively influences the project team
A strong systems knowledge is required. Systems include SAP, Business Warehouse, and excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Experience with financial reporting and accounting guidelines and experience interacting with external auditors
Understanding of financial statements, (i.e P&L and Balance Sheet)
Experience interacting and negotiating with customers and sub-suppliers
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action and best-practice sharing
At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.