Senior Project Specialist

Pension scheme Work-life integration Good development opportunities Employee discounts Attractive remuneration system Flexible working hours

Coordinates and manages complex, highly engineered, critical project orders as assigned. Certifies the adherence of project execution activities to company procedures and policies. Serves as the primary customer contact for the duration of the project. Enters orders into the ERP system.  Categorizes project files and specifications and shares with other WIKA stakeholders. Organizes and conducts internal and external kickoff meetings as demanded by the complexity of the project. Develops and owns the Project Plan that includes schedules, milestones, activities, procurement strategy, execution strategy, resources, communications, and risk analysis.  Ensures there is alignment between the customer's required delivery date and WIKA commitment date, including milestone dates for document submittals and approvals, hold points, inspection and testing dates.  Analyzes project specifications and related data along with PMO engineering to provide accurate technical and sales order requirements to CAD technicians. Reviews drawings and product design(s) in conjunction with PMO engineering for compliance with company standards, customer contract requirements & related specification, and recommends changes when necessary.  Coordinates with document control to guarantee the timely submittal and approval of documentation deliverables.  Monitors order progress and coordinates with engineering, procurement, planning, production, quality and logistics to meet contractual project deadlines. Ensures proper project close-out, such as lessons learned, documentation completion, payment completion, and MRO handoff. 

Bachelor's Degree in related field such as Engineering or Business (preferred), coupled with 5+ years of project order management experience, or 8+ years of project order management experience in a manufacturing environment. Good understanding of the EPC, Capital Projects and Oil & Gas markets. Process industries instrumentation and controls experience required. Certifies Associate Project Management (CAPM), or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.  Knowledge of sales application processes.  Exhibits organizational skills, attention to details, and ability to meet deadlines.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to take care of the customer's needs while following company procedures and policies.  Capacity to perform under pressure and work independently with minimal supervision.  Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Products, DMS, CAD and ERP Systems