• Project Manager – Regional FUS Leader

    Location US-NY-Melville | US-IL-Northbrook | US-CA-Fremont
    Job ID
    2018-11239
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World 

     

    #ThisIsOurNormal

     

    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking a Project Manager – Regional Follow-Up Services (FUS) Leader to join our growing team!

     

    In this position you will work across functions within the region and serve as the liaison for FUS with global counterparts.  This person will plan and assist with creating improvement initiatives that streamline activities to assure work flows and expectations are met. You will collaborate with clients and Field Engineers to assist with maintaining product Certification, oversee the activities of FUS Project Owners and take responsibility of local FUS sample testing processes. Additionally you will coordinate needs with local Engineering and Lab Managers, assure cohesive understanding of division FUS goals and collaborate with the Global FUS program manager on special projects and improvement initiatives to meet division goals.

     

    If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!

     

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Owns the project management of the FUS sample testing process within their region. Is responsible to assure staff is informed of KPIs and process improvements. Responsible for samples moving from phase to phase within the established KPIs. 
    • Works as the FUS sample testing liaison for the region. Collaborates with other regions on process improvement initiatives and facilitates work sharing with other regions. Thinks creatively about the future direction of the FUS Sample Testing process.
    • Interacts with Field staff to assure a cohesive environment and develops a clear understanding of Field Engineer responsibilities. Shares the in-office activities with Field Engineers to assure an understanding of needs and requirements of the others tasks, tools, etc. Attend area Field staff meetings and join Field Engineers during selected/some factory visits.
    • Proactively engages clients in FUS sample testing discussions. Seeks out feedback that will assist in enhancing the clients’ experiences with the process and assist with assuring clients’ understanding of continued Certification. Clearly communicates the FUS value proposition to clients.
    • Works with the global FUS Process team with regard to improvements.
    • Interacts with clients to introduce and use new tools available for managing sample submittals. 
    • Communicates effectively with all staff levels, Field staff and clients.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

    Qualifications

    • University degree in Business Administration or related field, plus generally eight years of directly related experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate customer meetings, negotiate and influence outcomes.
    • Strong project management and leadership skills.
    • PMP Certification is a plus.
    • Ability to identify and manage priorities.
    • Track and meet schedules for multiple projects while maintaining high quality and exceptional customer service.

     

    **internal title for this position is Program/Project Manager III

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