Project Manager Systems Engineering

Do you like to be on the cutting edge of innovation? If you’re motivated confident and looking to challenge yourself to be your best, then you’ve come to the right place! This is a role where you to showcase your skills inside and outside of the organization. You’ll work with a variety of customers to evaluate their needs and translate them into workable specifications and processes for your teammates. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring the final product is ready to meet our customer’s expectations before final shipping.  Come join a team where you’re treated like family, you can grow and learn strong core values from dedicated leaders focused on quality and excellence!


Westbury, US, 11590


Project Manager Systems Engineering 



Coordinate all events related to assigned project(s). Ensure the timely completion of all deliverables in accordance with customer specifications and company targets. (i.e. profit, unit cost, product and process design, capital investment, quality and safety).


Principal Responsiblities:

  • Participate in the protection of the health and safety of themselves and all others on the site as well as the conservation of resources and the protection of the environment.

  • Commitment with regards to satisfaction, customer specific requirements, workmanship, and continual quality improvements. 

  • Develop, provide, and implement project schedules including milestones for critical phases for each unique project.  These schedules will include all aspects of the overall project using a work breakdown structure (wbs) detailing deliverables and completion date(s).

  • Order and arrange for construction of in-house manufactured products to meet contractual requirements including any special modifications.

  • Arrange and coordinate use of in-house labor resources to produce system layout drawings, facility requirements, develop coatings, construct major system components, build and modify mechanical subsystems, wire electrical assemblies, test and debug assembled machines, and perform customer runoffs.

  • Provide technical expertise in developing customer quotations and system design concepts.  Review quotations for costs and technical accuracy.  Develop scopes of work for sub contractors and vendors.

  • Provide technical and informational updates and status to customers, management, and sales during the course of each project as well as maintain project data stored in a data warehouse.


General Responsiblites:

  • Ownership of assigned projects from inception to end of warranty

  • Ensures that all project deliverables and requirements are met

  • Effectively communicate project status and proactively manages risk

  • Participate in weekly cross functional team meetings

  • Supervision of in house resources including: drafting, Field Service, Coating Services, short run cell, and assembly cells in the building and testing of components as well as the development of coatings. 

  • Acts as primary interface to customer for all project updates and issues

  • Initiate the review of lessons learned/best practices of other programs and document new ones from each project

  • Support of attainment of the business objectives

  • Introduction and implementation of measures for compliance with business objectives

  • Securing highest possible internal and external customer satisfaction

  • Must be capable and efficient at handling multiple projects of medium to high complexity with multiple ongoing tasks each.


Technical Responsiblities:

  • Coordination of concept, design, builds and release of equipment to project timelines and objectives within budget

  • Coordinate all Engineering Changes and impact to project

  • Support operations and manufacturing needs within the noted area (New equipment and processes)

  • Support sales and marketing needs within the noted area (Sales presentations, project costs and quotes)

  • Internal and external presentations of project/program activities and results

  • Clearly define requirements and set targets accordingly (critical path, Gantt charts)

  • Define resources and the schedule for implementation of the project

  • Detect and solve project issues effectively

  • Develop and implement recovery plan for off-schedule projects


Other Responsiblities:

  • Support of Continuous Improvement activities

  • Implementation of requirements from internal and external audits

  • Traveling to customers, suppliers and other locations (primarily domestic)

  • Recognize areas for internal improvement and develop plans for implementing them

  • Must make sure all measures comply with company standards and procedures

  • Resolve conflict amongst project team members


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Equivalent Mfg Experience

  •  > 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • 2-5 years of Project/Program management experience preferred

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Training in Project Management Techniques

  • Knowledge of and understanding of basic industrial utilities, preferred

  • Competent with MS Office software (especially MS Project, Excel)

  • Knowledge of CAD software ( AutoCAD)

  • Internal and external project presentation

  • Competent contact to customers and suppliers

  • Employee Management



About us


Oerlikon is a global innovation powerhouse for surface engineering, polymer processing and additive manufacturing in key industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, tooling and textiles. We serve as a key partner in enabling our customers to reach their targets for optimizing the performance, function and sustainability of their products and manufacturing processes. 
Our solutions reduce emissions in transportation, maximize longevity and performance of tools, increase energy efficiency and advance intelligent material and sustainable polymer processing. These achievements are proven hallmarks of our global leadership. 


We at Oerlikon embrace diversity. This is reflected in more than 10,600 employees, representing over 93 nationalities and our presence in more than 37 countries and 179 locations worldwide. 


Oerlikon is an equal opportunity employer striving to promote a diverse and inclusive workforce, and is dedicated to unbiased recruiting, hiring and employment practices. Oerlikon takes affirmative action to ensure candidates are considered without regard to their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, and any other legally protected characteristic.

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Job Information

Published:  May 14, 2022
Job ID:  93289

Westbury, US, 11590

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City