Power-One designs and manufactures energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, including inverters for alternate/renewable energy (solar and wind) and products for routers, data storage and servers, wireless communications, optical networking, semiconductor test equipment, industrial markets and custom applications. Power-One, with headquarters in Camarillo, California, has global sales offices, manufacturing, and R&D operations in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
The Renewable Energy Solutions SBU at Power-One designs, manufactures and sells inverters and related infrastructure products for the solar and wind markets. Power-One’s newest facility supporting the Renewable Energy Solutions group is located in Phoenix, Arizona and it will produce its industry-leading photovoltaic and wind inverters, including single phase (2-6KW) and three phase string inverters, and NEMA 3R 250KW and 300KW central inverters.
This position is accountable for managing advanced configurable custom multi-million dollar customer project orders in the Power One RE organization. Key elements include planning, executing, controlling and closing of customer projects. Individual in this position confirms customer requirements, which includes drawings, specifications, job site requirements, bill of material alignment with specifications & clarify exceptions. Manages complete job process from order preparation, thru manufacturing release, product shipment, post shipment support, service and financial reconciliation utilizing a base knowledge of electrical and PV equipment as well as standards and codes.
Partners with Field Sales, Engineering and Project Engineering and higher level customer project management and implementation teams to review and validate the project's purchase order and bill of material, including both technical and commercial elements, becomes lead contact for customer for balance of project order.
Validates a project schedule and communicates with the customer to ensure expectations are being met. This position will manage the direct engagement with all internal players and manufacturing facilities as well as all third party vendors. Manages and approves all change orders, advance shipments, and site intervention.
Monitor the execution of the customer's project order, verifying execution of the project through kick-off meetings, communication to all parties and exchange of technical requirements and project plan information.
Monitor the performance and report on the accuracy of the project conditions throughout the project cycles. Key activities include task completion verification, project team monitoring, schedule reporting and issue resolution.
Lead the closeout of the customer's project to include financial reconciliation, verification of job site equipment arrival, installation, start-up, and training support completion through review of internal system information, contact with the customer, and coordination with support services such as field services, after-shipment support, and training functions.
Compares/differentiates/propose alternate products with additional customer value.
This position requires a candidate that can solves problems with customer interaction that results in positive feedback and improved relationship.
This position requires a 4-year engineering degree in ME/EE/IE, or equivalent experience. Industries experience a plus. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to multi task, work in a fast paced environment and have time management skills. The Ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of computer operating systems, specifically Windows. Standard business application software experience to include: MS Office, MS Excel, MS Projects and MS Access and CAD. PMP certification, CAPM levels a plus.