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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Project Manager III
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Atlanta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Initiation:

  • Work with the PLM team to perform project assessment based upon available information, lessons learned from previous projects, and meetings with relevant stakeholders in order to support the evaluation of the feasibility of new products or services within the given assumptions and/or constraints.
  • Establish project deliverables; record detailed customer requirements, constraints, high level risks and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., historical data, brainstorming, organizational factors).
  • Participate in creating the project charter with the PLM team, gaining stakeholder alignment on content and scope and approval from the Project Sponsor.
  • Develop communication plan; identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities to create a project organization structure in order to develop the communication plan.

Planning:

  • Develop the varied key process element “plans” utilizing the SPDP (or like) process, including but not limited to: Scope, Cost, Schedule, Human Resources, Communication, Procurement, Quality, Change Management, Safety and Risk. Focus on engagement and gain input from all functional swim lane leaders during this process.
  • The above detailed plans will be defined and tracked in a project schedule with resources encompassing all areas required to complete the project. Concurrence of schedule content and commitments will be agreed upon to create the overall milestone dates. Baseline Milestone commitments will be created and gain Leadership approval, prior to proceeding.
  • Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus.
  • Develop a stakeholder management plan to communicate overall project status throughout the life cycle.

Execution:

  • Acquire and manage project resources to execute the project plan (mission based team assignments).
  • Manage task execution as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Implement the quality management plan to required quality standards.
  • Implement the approved changes and corrective actions required by following the change management plan to meet or exceed project requirements.
  • Following the risk management plan, implement approved actions to minimize risk and take advantage of opportunities to decrease overall cost (risk and or management reserve impact).
  • Supports team building by generating mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Develop project team and improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.

 

 

 

Your profile

Monitoring & Controlling:

  • Responsible for and management of overall project deliverables to Baseline Timing commitments, financial measures, performance measures and various Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes to facilitate customer acceptance.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Capture, analyze and manage lessons learned in order to enable continuous improvement.
  • Monitor procurement and manufacturing activities in order to verify compliance with project deliverables, focusing on “on time” execution to the quality standards and management plan.
  • Clearly and professionally communicates project issues to the Leadership Team for escalation and resolution.

Closure:

  • Assure completion of all required launch process deliverables (ie. SPDP, other).
  • Gain final acceptance from relevant stakeholders, confirming and assuring that project scope and deliverables were achieved.
  • Conduct a comprehensive final lessons learned event and transfer this information to the tke knowledge base for all teams to reference.
  • Coordinate with Engineering Sustaining team to train and transfer product to Sustaining control.
  • Archive project documents and materials for future reference and audit.

Job Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Proven ability to specify and deliver quality products.
  • Strong experience in project management and risk mitigation and negotiation.
  • Strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Driving project management and communication skills to effectively manage cross functional teams.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work through ambiguity.
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Communicates information and ideas in writing and speaking, so others will understand.
  • Possesses good listening skills by listening intently to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them.
  • Demonstrates high ethics and values and inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs.
  • Obtains consensus by all stakeholders and project sponsors.
  • Proficient in presenting project updates to all stakeholders and PRC membership.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Technology field.
  • Minimum > 10 years’ experience coordinating and/supporting business projects.
  • Demonstrates effective coaching skills in a matrix environment.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification required. Exception: if in process of gaining, must be completed within first year of employment.
  • Experience with New Product Launch and Gated Launch Process, preferred.
  • Customer / Supplier Relationship Management experience, preferred.
  • LEED Green Associate certification, preferred
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Initiation:

  • Work with the PLM team to perform project assessment based upon available information, lessons learned from previous projects, and meetings with relevant stakeholders in order to support the evaluation of the feasibility of new products or services within the given assumptions and/or constraints.
  • Establish project deliverables; record detailed customer requirements, constraints, high level risks and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., historical data, brainstorming, organizational factors).
  • Participate in creating the project charter with the PLM team, gaining stakeholder alignment on content and scope and approval from the Project Sponsor.
  • Develop communication plan; identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities to create a project organization structure in order to develop the communication plan.

Planning:

  • Develop the varied key process element “plans” utilizing the SPDP (or like) process, including but not limited to: Scope, Cost, Schedule, Human Resources, Communication, Procurement, Quality, Change Management, Safety and Risk. Focus on engagement and gain input from all functional swim lane leaders during this process.
  • The above detailed plans will be defined and tracked in a project schedule with resources encompassing all areas required to complete the project. Concurrence of schedule content and commitments will be agreed upon to create the overall milestone dates. Baseline Milestone commitments will be created and gain Leadership approval, prior to proceeding.
  • Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus.
  • Develop a stakeholder management plan to communicate overall project status throughout the life cycle.

Execution:

  • Acquire and manage project resources to execute the project plan (mission based team assignments).
  • Manage task execution as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Implement the quality management plan to required quality standards.
  • Implement the approved changes and corrective actions required by following the change management plan to meet or exceed project requirements.
  • Following the risk management plan, implement approved actions to minimize risk and take advantage of opportunities to decrease overall cost (risk and or management reserve impact).
  • Supports team building by generating mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Develop project team and improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.

 

 

 

Your profile

Monitoring & Controlling:

  • Responsible for and management of overall project deliverables to Baseline Timing commitments, financial measures, performance measures and various Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes to facilitate customer acceptance.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Capture, analyze and manage lessons learned in order to enable continuous improvement.
  • Monitor procurement and manufacturing activities in order to verify compliance with project deliverables, focusing on “on time” execution to the quality standards and management plan.
  • Clearly and professionally communicates project issues to the Leadership Team for escalation and resolution.

Closure:

  • Assure completion of all required launch process deliverables (ie. SPDP, other).
  • Gain final acceptance from relevant stakeholders, confirming and assuring that project scope and deliverables were achieved.
  • Conduct a comprehensive final lessons learned event and transfer this information to the tke knowledge base for all teams to reference.
  • Coordinate with Engineering Sustaining team to train and transfer product to Sustaining control.
  • Archive project documents and materials for future reference and audit.

Job Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Proven ability to specify and deliver quality products.
  • Strong experience in project management and risk mitigation and negotiation.
  • Strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Driving project management and communication skills to effectively manage cross functional teams.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work through ambiguity.
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Communicates information and ideas in writing and speaking, so others will understand.
  • Possesses good listening skills by listening intently to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them.
  • Demonstrates high ethics and values and inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs.
  • Obtains consensus by all stakeholders and project sponsors.
  • Proficient in presenting project updates to all stakeholders and PRC membership.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Technology field.
  • Minimum > 10 years’ experience coordinating and/supporting business projects.
  • Demonstrates effective coaching skills in a matrix environment.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification required. Exception: if in process of gaining, must be completed within first year of employment.
  • Experience with New Product Launch and Gated Launch Process, preferred.
  • Customer / Supplier Relationship Management experience, preferred.
  • LEED Green Associate certification, preferred