Engineering Project Manager

Siemens - Orlando, FL4.0

Division: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Business Unit: Technology
Requisition Number: 236213
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:
About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.

Job Description:
Engineering Project Manager

Purpose of Position:
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is a dominant player in the global wind turbine market and maintains its position by offering state-of-the-art products made possible by a team of exceptional employees. At SGRE in Orlando, FL, for our Geared Platform Technology Department, SGRE is currently seeking highly talented and motivated candidates for a Project Manager position. The candidate will work together with a multi-disciplinary group of experts that will work cohesively to solve design, cost and technology challenges.

  • Primarily responsible for managing R&D project activities including design, test, development and production of wind turbine components and systems.
  • Manage the product and technology development projects; plan and manage the projects, including scoping, defining requirements, objectives, and deliverables, setting project timeline, outlining the overall budget, risk management, and coordinating resource planning.
  • Responsible for executing and managing mid-to-large scale complex R&D projects globally according to Siemens rules and guidelines.
  • Manage development and implementation of technical solutions in close cooperation with technical solution owners and multiple project members.
  • Full project management responsibility in terms of time, cost and quality delivered - from scoping phase until project closure while ensuring progress in compliance with planned schedules and budgets.
  • Responsible for project breakdown, planning and execution; from top level plans down to executable tasks tracked in monthly sprints.
  • Project execution in accordance with Siemens Wind Power Technology processes and tools
  • Stakeholder and risk management in the project, including reporting.
  • Securing alignment with turbine development projects and across departments/modules to ensure priorities and deliveries.
  • Coordination with all turbine departments/modules, prototype workshop, platform management and supply-chain, as well as with external suppliers and partners.
  • Drive continuous improvement of the project development process, as a part of the PM team.
  • Responsible for collaborating within the regional platform team and with other platform teams globally.
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate both direct reports and non-direct report team members.
  • Ensure best practices and lessons learned are shared across platforms to facilitate knowledge sharing and encourage collaboration.
  • BS degree in relevant engineering field from an accredited college or university.
  • 2+ years of Project Management experience required.
  • Professional project management qualification preferred.
  • PM@Siemens certified preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge of Project Management disciplines e.g. customer value orientation, financials, planning & controlling, risk/opportunity management, stakeholder management, quality and EHS, team development, leadership in projects, etc. required.
  • Experience and knowledge from working in a complex matrix organization, cross borders, and cross organizational units projects with multiple stakeholders and suppliers preferred.
  • Structured approach to project management and ability to handle project changes occurring in a dynamic R&D environment preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and change management skills required.
  • Knowledge and experience with Wind Power products and Siemens Design methodology preferred.
  • Ability to travel 15%.