• Project Specialist

    Location US-CA-Fremont | US-NC-Research Triangle Park
    Job ID
    2018-11684
    # of Openings
    3
    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

    Under minimal supervision, coordinate and manage complex projects for key accounts and high dollar opportunities.  Manage project activities in cross-functional teams while maintaining relationship and communication between customer and internal staff.  Support the project schedules, timeline/scope changes, documentation (often of a highly confidential nature), samples, project deliverables and communication.

     

    • Work with sales team to identify and collaborate on key opportunities that will develop into large/bundled projects.
    • Oversee quoting process and early discussions with sales and customer.
    • Coordinate with project handlers to gather all required documentation, timelines and samples to begin project.
    • Collaborate with each business segment and customer to identify timelines and preferred communication.
    • Maintain continuous communication during project until final deliverables are provided to customer and project is completed.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Minimal travel (with sales) to customer facility to establish face-to-face relationship .
    • Serves on committees and represents the viewpoint of management.
    • Manages program performance by evaluating performance to standards and implementing corrective actions.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • University degree in Business Administration or related field plus generally 6 years of directly related experience.
    • PMP Certification is a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to independently identify needs for projects or programs, formulate objectives, plan and execute projects and/or programs, and manage programs.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Strong organizational and time management skills

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