Cummins Inc. Project Management Team Manager in Bristol, Pennsylvania

Project Management Team Manager


Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area. Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.

Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline.

Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

Monitors and communicates project status to project team.

Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.

Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.

Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.

Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.

Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.



Issue Management - Maintains a cross-functional project issues list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue's level of importance. Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan.

Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents).

Schedule Management - Develops and maintains a cross-functional schedule. Proficient at one or more schedule management tools. Knows the right level of detail needed to use the tool effectively.

Resource Plan Management - Develops and manages a cross-functional resource plan for a project. Knows the right level of detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively.

Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.

Business Planning/Strategy - Familiar with tools for financial analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get assistance.

Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the more detailed hand-offs between functional areas on a project, and knows the detailed work of at least one functional area.

Project Risk Management - Leads teams in the development of a project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary, and identifies and manages the actions to mitigate the risk.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.


Intermediate level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage 10-15 project management personnel (including remote employees).

  • Minimal travel is required. Team members are located in Baltimore, Bristol, Newark, Bronx, CT and Boston area. Must have valid driver's license.

  • Role is located in Bristol, PA (outside of Philadelphia).

  • Manage the project managers to utilize the standardized process

  • Lead development of standardized project management processes

  • Work with project manager and sales team to implement standardized process.

  • Study and implement the tools to enhance our processes and ability to monitor, manage and measure projects throughout their lives

  • Lead reviews of projects with sales and project management personnel to ensure cost estimates are accurate, seek opportunities for cost savings, check for costing accuracy and determine readiness for closure.

  • Ensure defined process is being followed – eg. credit checks, management approval, purchase orders or contacts have been reviewed and approved, and equipment is not ordered until the above have given authorization.

  • Grow project management capabilities so that our sales persons gain additional time to sale more projects.

  • Manage project work flow and project management resources

  • Identify issues with projects and obtain resources to address the difficulties being encountered.

  • Work with PG team to identify project margins that will not meet the estimate and ensure that is recognized by finance.

Essential Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management or related field.

  • 5 years of related Project Management experience (preference in construction industry)

  • Knowledge or Emergency Generator Systems and Paralleling Switchgear

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies/practices

  • Must be customer service focused

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, age, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or other status protected by law.


Primary Location United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-US, PA, Bristol, Cummins PowerSystems Philadelphia

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 7, 2018, 9:08:54 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003BE