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Cummins Inc. Project Manager, Power Generation Data Centers in Portland, Oregon

Project Manager, Power Generation Data Centers

Description

No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

Cummins is looking for an extraordinary Project Manager to be located at our Portland, Oregon location. As part of Cummins, we will add to your current skills by providing training, encouragement and growth within a teamwork environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge of the diesel engine industry and skills that will last a lifetime.

A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in Cummins tradition of exceptional service. Our employees are dedicated to delivering the “Best Every Time, Every Day” with the goal of earning customers for life!

We take pride in providing an unmatched high caliber of service and support for Cummins engines, generators, filters, and related products that serve the varied needs of our customers. Crucial to accomplishing this is the energy and commitment of Cummins employees to the company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area, mustpossess strong organizational and planning skills and be capable of multitasking on a variety of complex tasks.

  • 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; needs to have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines, must be data and process orientated/driven, must possess a good base understanding of project financials

  • 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. Must be able to work in a team environment with Sales, Production, Purchasing, Project Administration, and Service teams.

  • 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. Must be tenacious and engage issues all the way through resolution by tapping into any resources required.

Qualifications

Skills

Schedule Management - Manages the project schedule using the recommended project management tools and processes to drive completion within the agreed timeline.

Scope Management - Manages a list of project deliverables (scope) using the recommended project management tools and processes to ensure that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.

Project Resource Management - Develops resource (expense and headcount) plans using recommended project management tools and processes to manage resources effectively.

Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Education

College, university, or equivalent degree required.

Experience

  • 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.

  • Equipment Vendor, Electrical or General Contractor project management experience preferred.

  • Experience in the Data Center industry is preferred.

  • Knowledge of power generation products, ability to interface with Contractors, Consulting Engineers, Vendors, knowledge of codes and strong research capabilities is preferred.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify.

Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity and start your career with Cummins today.

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Job SALES

Primary Location United States-Oregon-Portland-US, OR, Portland, Cummins Northwest Inc

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 6, 2020, 4:00:10 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 20000004

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