Posted on: March 19, 2023
Gleason is a global, advanced manufacturing company in the Gear Services Industry that helps some of the most recognized companies in the world solve problems. Our storied success comes from a shared belief in rolling up our sleeves and doing the hard work of solving complex challenges, executing well and implementing technology to help our customers achieve their objectives. Working for Gleason, you will be connected to work that matters, putting your expertise to its best use while developing skills for the future. The result is a career defined by you, supported by Gleason and built on tangible accomplishments. As we continue to grow and evolve, we are looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you are interested in being part of our team, there are a few things you should know: We are energized by challenges and the effort needed to solve them. We like working with people who are positive, adaptable and growth-minded. We care how work gets accomplished and are deeply invested in the success of our customers and colleagues. If this sounds like you, we invite you to read on and learn more.
Why work at Gleason?
--- Excellent benefits package including a 6% Company 401(k) match
--- Flexible scheduling options available in some departments
--- NYS Certified Apprenticeship Program
--- Shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shifts
--- Formal and informal development opportunities.
The Project Manager manages the overall process of Machine Project Execution (externally and internally focused) - from order receipt through final payment, for CNC machines manufactured at The Gleason Works, Rochester. Successful candidates will be technically proficient, customer centric, thrive in fast paced environments, and have experience in capital goods project management on an international scale.
--- Responsible for overall Project Launch Process, Project Execution, Risk Management and Schedule Attainment.
--- Serves as the customer advocate within the Company and takes an objective position when considering customer specifications, requests and needs.
--- Collaborates effectively with all departments, from Accounting to the Warehouse- and everyone in between.
--- Coordination of Customer visits relating to machine orders. Ensures that all customer requirements for a successful visit are identified, defined, and communicated to the responsible parties.
--- Participates in Financial review of order and accounts receivable process.
--- Responsible for establishing project budget and oversight of costs including labor, materials, contractual obligations.
--- Contains project scope and related costs through customer pre-acceptance process and collaborates with responsible regional offices to do the same through the project final acceptance.
--- Responsible to develop and foster positive relationships with worldwide Customers, Gleason Sales/Dealers
--- Coordinates entertainment and transportation of Customers during core and post-core business hours/days
--- As required, participates in the Proposal and selling processes, attends meetings at Customer sites, and other Gleason Machine Divisions
--- Coordinates machine installation and commissioning activities with Gleason Service Solutions Team
--- Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Management, or Engineering.
--- Minimum 5 years of experience in capital goods project management, preferably industrial and as a supplier of goods and services.
--- Previous related international travel experience desired. Multi-lingual skills desired.
--- Working knowledge of International Customer contracts, foreign exchange, forward cover, title transfer, INCOTERMS, cost accounting, accounts receivables, design review and approval process
--- Working experience with Quality Systems and QS9001
--- Industrial production experience desired, preferably in a machine products related industry
--- Ability to travel domestically and internationally if required
--- The ability to present information to a variety of audiences including management, customers, vendors, peers, etc.
--- Ability to translate complex commercial and technical requirements for all involved in the project.
--- Position requires evening/weekend work hours as needed to accommodate Customer visits
The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employees are required to use proper lift assistance for any objects over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their manager or supervisor.
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an all inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements or duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.
Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.%20605277% %%project%%
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