Project Manager/Engineer

General Summary:

Responsible for managing and engineering all orders defined as light engineered business for Peerless Pump.  Responsible for the order contract review of orders accepted by the company and to manage the submittal, engineering and documentation process required by the contract or order.  Will be the primary point of contact for all customer inquiries during the order execution time period.  Will have ultimate responsibility for establishing method of execution including sourcing for assigned orders and for driving all order execution requirements to established deadlines in order to keep the project moving as scheduled.  Will have responsibility for defending the scope of supply and protecting Peerless Pump from financial liability resulting from scope deviations and delivery impact from customer actions.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct contract review to verify committed scope of supply including performance guarantees, documentation, calculations, and testing
  • Conduct handover meeting with sales and applications to address open issues
  • Provide feedback to sales and applications of all oversights involving equipment scope and commercial liabilities (Warranty, payment terms, delivery, cancellation, etc)
  • Produce customer specific drawings and documentation from customer specifications, drawings, purchase order and order write up
  • Manage and compile submittal package including drawings, equipment information, production schedule, ITP, VDRL, progress reports, etc.
  • Maintain all project documentation in standardized binder formats and electronic project folders.
  • Initiate and execute the process of material pre-orders as necessary to meet committed delivery schedules
  • Responsible for initiating and executing obtaining a quotation, ordering and release of major buyouts (i.e.: motors, controllers, engines, etc.)
  • Build “production package” for delivery to manufacturing including product-specific manufacturing and test instructions
  • Establish required production schedule to meet equipment delivery commitments
  • Follow-up each phase of production in order to keep current of delivery status of all assigned projects
  • Work with purchasing and production to make adjustments as required keeping the project production schedule on target.
  • Work in conjunction with sales to maintain frequent contact with the customer as required.
  • Work to improve project margin where possible and following the company priorities of Safety, Quality, Schedule and Cost.
  • Prepare commercial instructions, packing lists, checklists and progress payment notices as required.
  • Coordinate any Service or QRC work required to complete the project.
  • Tie up all loose ends for contract or order completion. (Documents, IOM's, shortages, commissioning, etc.)
  • Maintain state of the art level of competency by attending training courses, seminars, workshops, etc. as required.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with our culture and corporate standards (Safety/Environmental, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Internal Controls, etc.)


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written are a must. 
  • A strong work ethic is very important including multitasking ability.
  • Must have a strong background with rotating equipment including drivers, controls, and interface. 
  • Having an advanced understanding of pump principals, pump construction, hydraulics, and application of products is a plus. 
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office tools (i.e. Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, Projects, etc.) and must have a working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of Catia and SAP MM, SD and PS a plus.
  • Must have ability to develop a positive relationship our Customers, sales, production, procurement, quality, and all other internal teams.
  • May be required to travel to meetings with Customers and to field sites


Education and Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of a four-year technical or engineering degree.
  • Or equivalent experience in design, applications, or contract management role.


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