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Country:  United States

New Berlin, WI, United States

Location details:  NUCLEAR BUSINESS UNIT
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  Hybrid

Project Manager - New Berlin , WI

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILTIES: This position is responsible for the coordination of all pre- production (scope definition after kick-off release), planning stage, (activities with sequencing schedule), the production stage, (budget/actual and resource allocation) and the project installation (in coordination with the district/frontline service organization) of assigned orders for the modernization and electrics factory product line.  


Specific duties include, but not limited to.

  • Organize/attend internal kick off meetings with staff, provide weekly updates on assigned projects at production meetings
  • Draft milestones delivery schedules to meet acknowledged delivery promise.
  • Manage the production processes, selection of vendors, release of approval drawings to customers, collaborate with engineering and purchasing to meet the project deliverable, and communicate the entire process to the frontline project team.
  • Responsible to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of all assigned projects using your communication, technical expertise, and organizational skills to achieve customer satisfaction and the financial goals of the modernization and electrics factory business units.
  • Ensure assigned orders meet guidelines to validate and acknowledge the customer scope (internal & external customers).
  • Use Microsoft Project to develop schedule timelines that are shared with the customer and used internally to manage resources.
  • Release purchasing request to ensure timely delivery. This includes all components and commissioning requirements.
  • Maintain SAP Project and continuously monitor cost versus estimate on each assigned project to manage overall budget and delivery forecast.
  • Visit manufacturing resources in-house and outside sub-contractors to ensure product delivery and quality including Factory Acceptance Testing requirements.
  • Maintain continuous dialog with frontline service contacts updating them on all key milestones for all assigned projects.
  • Develop relationships with frontline project team by having knowledge of the project site requirements so the final deliverables meet our customer satisfaction requirements.
  • Maintain project documents and communicate any out-of-scope request to the frontline for change order request to original acknowledged scope. 
  • Verify and communicate all project payment milestones to frontline project team to ensure financial advance working capital is in place.
  • Provide detailed assigned projects progress report at weekly productions meetings
  • Coordinate all shipping requirements (internal &external) to meet our contract agreement.
  • Other duties assigned by management.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology is preferred and/or equivalent experience.  PME or similar certification preferred.


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years of technical expertise for electrical, mechanical, and field installations relating to the overhead crane industry. A qualified candidate should be able to process technical information and provide technical instructions. Ability to read mechanical and electrical prints.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Proficiency in SAP, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office. Verbal and literary communication plays a key role in this position. Must have the aptitude to learn at fast pace. Must be willing and able to work off the ground at heights. Must show ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Must be able to travel up to 10%.





Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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