Project Manager


Manufacturing and Production

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USD65000.00-75000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Mount Vernon, IL - (USA) 4111 N Water Tower Pl Suite D IL Mt Vernon , IL - 62864 Phone : 618-242-0690



Job Description

Position Profile:
1) Cost estimating / project bidding (pre-sale) - support RFQS as follows:
* Develop timely project cost estimates in response to RFQs/leads; clarify customer specifications to determine scope of work, bills of materials, construction methodology, and estimated cost
* In concert with Regional Sales/Business Development, work with customer to clarify specifications and bid requirements.
* Estimate labor hours, material costs, and basic engineering design methodologies to develop project costing.
* Support regional sales with pricing recommendations on quotes
* Interface with customers as technical expert in assigned region; provide recommendations on configuration of potential projects (write specifications where possible); make joint customer visits as required to close on large/critical projects
* Conduct planning with assigned regional sales manager to maximize win rate / margins on quote projects
2) Electrical engineering design and projects management (post-sale)
* Develop accurate, complete, and timely electrical drawings; work with customer to clarify details and obtain approvals
* Develop detailed bill of materials and provide to procurement for fulfillment
* Provide guidance to mechanical engineering group on project mechanical design; obtain customer approval as required
* Follow standard engineering processes and timelines, including execution of Electrical Reviews (ERs), Pre-Project Reviews (PPRs) and post-project reviews where required
* Monitor manufacturing group during production phase; ensure form/fit/function meets customer specs
* Manage project timelines and customer during build process; ensure on-time delivery
* Ensure all projects meet IE quality standards plus all defined customer quality specifications
3) Commercial development
* Lead relationships at established IE accounts; take responsibility for driving penetration and market share at assigned accounts
* Support business development with customer visits to strategic customer targets, as agreed with GM and VP of Sales
* As agreed with GM, take responsibility for developing specific technical competencies for commercialization (for example, for Longwall Electrics; VFDs; Oil & Gas sector; modular buildings; etc)
4) Technical service and support
* Provide commissioning and field support on projects as required
* Respond to emergency service calls, in and out of assigned region, as required; trouble shoot problems

* Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) or extensive industry operating experience
* Position requires 5+ years of electrical design and cost estimating in the electrical distribution industry
* Deep understanding of electrical distribution equipment, standards, and specifications
* Experience with contract documents such as contract drawings, subcontracts, contract addendum, change orders, etc.
* Comfort with engineering software (AutoCAD, etc) and ERP systems in quote development
* Significant project / program management experience
* Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time
This position offers:
* Competitive salary plus year-end bonus
* PTO (Paid Time Off) and Paid Holidays (10)
* Two Medical and Dental Plans
* Company Paid Life Insurance
* Supplemental Vision, Life, STD & LTD Insurance Programs
* 401K- Company match up to 6% of base salary, plus 3% profit sharing