Project Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17
Duncan, SC
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17


The Project Manager is accountable to successfully execute the project, as a lead (or intercompany entity) on time, on budget, in scope in accordance with Wabtec Policies, looking for profitability improvement, ensuring quality of execution and Customer satisfaction.


He/she reports to the Site Project Director and delivers the project with the direct support of the project team and the Project Management Office, if applicable, as per organisation. 


He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be responsible for his/her specific projects as assigned.



  • Review the scope of the project in collaboration with the Sales Team.
  • In line with Wabtec Processes, create a detailed Project plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project (e.g. P  ).
  • Directly manage the assigned project core team and the sister company, where applicable, to ensure the project meets deliverables & achieves expected benefits.
  • Ensure compliance of resources with project   plan and escalate, as per any   to Site Project Director.
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities.
  • Determine the objectives and measures (KPI’s) upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Manage the Contract and lead Relations with the Customer (external and/or internal).
  • Facilitate Project Core Team interactions and manage project Key Execution processes.
  • Working closely with other stakeholders and sub project teams to ensure proper interfacing and alignment in the overall project plan.
  • Lead and contribute to Project Reviews internally and with the Customer.
  • Based on Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS), manage the cost to complete and cost to control.
  • Contribute to Cash Flow and Operating Working Capital, monitor Cash-In projections including Overdues. Report the actual and any variances to the Project Director on a regular basis (monthly)
  • Identify, manage and control Project Risk & Opportunity and Contract Margin Improvement Plan, proposing Mitigation actions and Capture plan.
  • Responsible for Claims Management and  
  • Providing status update to the key stakeholders via regular meetings and reports
  • Obtain Customer sign-off on completed deliverables and formal Customer acceptance of project completion.
  • Initiating, recording, managing and resolving project issues and escalating when needed to the Project Director and Senior Management, as requested.

Responsible for final documentation gathering and storage/archiving in project documentation system





Education:           Engineering/Business Degree and/or similar in experience.


Experience:        Minimum 5 years of Project Management Experience in a

manufacturing environment.  Experience working in a rail industry is preferred.

ID 2017-3364

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