Project Manager

Location: York, PA
Date Posted: 03-02-2018
Job Description
Metso Grade 10
York, PA
The project manager has complete responsibility for executing major contracts awarded to the Company for the original design or redesign and retrofit of equipment or systems.  This includes establishing the basic design concept and seeing that the equipment is supplied and/or installed within budget and on schedule.  The project manager must be able to apply their strong knowledge of contracts and contract law.  An extensive background in large mechanical equipment is preferred including design, manufacturing, installation and operations.  This individual must be skilled at recognizing solutions to customer's problems, selling the solution to the customer and seeing that the solution is installed within budget and schedule. 
•             Organizes incoming contracts and issues necessary announcements to internal departments on scope, commitments, budgets and schedules.
•             Works with engineering staff to establish the design concepts and approves the final facility planning drawings.
•             Coordinates the engineering work and effects resolution of problems between disciplines.  Reviews drawings, specifications and requisitions for consistency with the contract.
•             Establishes controls on budgets, cash flows, and schedules and monitors it.  Initiates action for deviations. 
•             Effect resolution of subcontractor, interdepartmental, and client related problems and issues.
•             Participates with Buyer in selection and award of major subcontracts and purchased equipment.
•             Manages and coordinates fieldwork.  Works to minimize field changes.  Sees that proper staffing is maintained. 
.             Sees that all company, governmental and client documentation is prepared accurately and timely.
•             Negotiates contract close out with subcontractors and clients.
•             Encourages safety.  Sees that all company and jobsite rules are followed.
•             Promotes positive company image with clients and vendors.  Aggressively promotes company products and services.
•             Understands potential customer's needs and effectively proposes technical solutions to meet those needs.
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Business, or equivalent experience with 5+ years of project type business experience.
•             Superior project management skills are required. 
•             Must have working experience with engineering, procurement, fabrication, quality control, construction, contracts, commercial terms, and scheduling and cost control. 
•             Good communications skills and the ability to motivate others are required. 
•             This position requires excellent skills in dealing with customers, vendors and other company personnel. 
•             Requires frequent domestic and international travel. 
•             Good selling skills, including public presentations, are essential. 
•             Ability to read drawings. 
•             Able to travel domestically and internationally and be able to stay in remote areas for up to a week at a time.  Must be able to travel by air and drive a car. 
Skills & Abilities
•             Excellent client management and business literacy skills.
•             Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•             Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results.
•             Manage multiple conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
•             Work in environment with international objectives.
•             Ability to understand issues domestically and internationally and communicate effectively with clients.
•             Be flexible and available to interact with customers as required
•             Be self directed and motivated.
•             Take initiative to identify and anticipate customer needs and make recommendations for implementation.
•             The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance, including long periods of standing during recruitment/job fairs. 
We Offer
We offer challenging opportunities contributing to the development and enhancement of Metso’s industry leading solutions in a friendly, respectful and global environment.
  • Opportunity to work in a global  community as Metso has operations in 50 countries
  • Pride in working for an industry leader in mining, aggregates, recycling and oil and gas (one the top employers in Finland)
  • Metso tends to retain employees longer than most companies as the average tenure is 9.3 years
  • Competitive medical, 401K and other benefits
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Additional information
At Metso, our values - driving customer success, seeking innovation, performing together and respecting each other - guide us in how we conduct business and how we work together.   As a multi-national company Metso values and thrives on diversity.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability please let us know.
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