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6 Feb 2024

Full-Time Global Project Manager – JR0026445

Alfa Laval – Posted by Lauren Ross Richmond, Virginia, United States

Job Description

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.

Who you are

You are a self-motivated team player with the ability to easily network in an international and cross-cultural environment, working in line with Alfa Laval drivers; Action, Interaction, and Satisfaction. You are driven and see solutions rather than problems, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks.

About the job

As the Global Next Project Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to manage the end-to-end execution of Gasketed Plated Heat Exchanger (GPHE) project orders. Your key responsibilities include leading the project team to meet deadlines, adhere to budget constraints, and ensure seamless process flow
aligned with project order procedures. This is a hybrid opportunity based in Richmond, VA.

As a part of the team, you will:

  • Manage projects from order receipt through final documentation, ensuring contractual obligations with customers are met.
  • Lead the project team, ensuring adherence to the Project Order Process and established procedures.
  • Collaborate with Sales Companies, Bid Manager team, and customers during the quotation/bid phase.
  • Provide early involvement in projects during the Bid Phase to support Sales companies, Bid Managers, and customers.
  • Perform order clarification during sales/operations handover meetings.
  • Manage your Global Project Portfolio in coordination with colleagues from the execution site and the local factory in Alfa Laval.
  • Conduct project meetings, set milestones, and lead project members across borders to meet project schedules.
  • Ensure accountability for on-time
    delivery, adherence to specifications, and budget constraints.
  • Maintain direct contact with customers as required.
  • Work closely with sales companies to meet project financial targets and identify profit enhancement opportunities.
  • Manage change orders and deviations, evaluating associated risks.
  • Assist in continuous improvement activities for processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Report the state of projects and conduct project closure and evaluations.
  • Develop strong working relationships with customers, Sales Companies, and AL executing sites.
  • Ensure projects are executed in compliance with Alfa Laval’s safety and quality requirements.
  • Some domestic and international travel expected

What you know:

You have BA degree with relevant experience and:

  • Proven experience as a Project Manager.
  • Technical sales or project management
  • Knowledge of project and contract management, commercial orientation, purchasing, legal terms, and manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, e.g., Endeavor D365.
  • High proficiency in English, both in speaking and writing.
  • Ability to handle customers and orders with high complexity.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval’s future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more. At Alfa Laval, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine your total compensation package. We rely on market indicators and consider your specific job, background, skills, and experience to get it right.  The base
salary for this role is typically $115,000 – $120,000.

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Job Categories: Project Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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