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- Worcester, MA 01605
- Bobbie Roy Draconis DeCiryan
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Commercial Project Manager/Project Controller - Worcester MA
Primetals Technologies USA LLC • Worcester, MA
Posted 4 days ago
Primetals Technologies, a joint venture of two powerful companies in the metals industry, Siemens VAI Metals Technologies and Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery. Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product. We are hiring for the following position:
Commercial Project Manager/Project Controller – Worcester Massachusetts
The Commercial Project Manager/Project Controller will serve as a business partner to the Technical Project Manager in the execution of large customer contracts (“Projects”) in the Steel-making Industry. The Commercial Project Manager ensures that project management is performed with financial integrity and contract effectiveness. This includes oversight of all contractual obligations, on-time delivery of goods and services, adherence to contract terms and conditions, avoidance of risk, controlling of project budgets and cash flow, and supporting procurement and sales negotiations to protect the interests of the Company and to achieve the Company’s goals.
The Commercial Project Manager will be assigned 3-5 Projects, depending upon contract size and complexity. Will be responsible for performing the following duties on his/her assigned Projects:
• Project forecasting of costs, revenue and cash flow
• Timely billings and cash collections
•Project status reporting
•Risk Management and mitigation
•Preparing and negotiating contract change orders and claims
•Fulfilling the contractual insurance, guarantee and bond requirements
•Controlling costs against project budgets
•Approving project purchase requisitions and performing the Goods Receipts function in SAP
•Preparing bank presentations for drawing from Export Letters of Credit
•Preparing commercial/proforma invoices for exportation of goods
•Monitoring aging/blocked balance sheet items such as Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables and resolving discrepancies
•Acting as a liaison between Project Management and the Accounting, Controlling Treasury, Procurement, Expediting and Logistics organization of the Company
Required Skills/Knowledge, Education and Experience:
•Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree (advanced degree may be substituted for work experience, if applicable). 8-10 years of work experience in a project team environment
•Work experience in an industrial segment such as Metals, Mining, Marine, Paper, Cement or Power Generation and Distribution
•Strong leadership skills to manage a team of CPM’s
•Successful candidate will bring a diverse background in finance roles where leadership skills were required and will demonstrate an attitude which positively influences the project team
•A strong systems knowledge is required. Systems include SAP, Business Warehouse, and excellent Microsoft Office skills.
•Experience with financial reporting and accounting guidelines and experience interacting with external auditors
•Understanding of financial statements, (i.e P&L and Balance Sheet)
•Experience interacting and negotiating with customers and sub-suppliers
•Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action and best-practice sharing
•Project Management experience/certification
•Accounting/Finance Degree preferred.
•Cost accounting in a manufacturing environment preferred
•Proficiency in a foreign language an added plus
Relocation is available to candidates based on experience and position
Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment, including health, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, disability insurance and paid time off. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.