Commercial Project Manager

Company Name:  Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Job Description: 

Primetals Technologies, a worldwide leading engineering and manufacturer of capital equipment for the steel making industry, known for our strengths in mechanical engineering, electronics, automation, manufacturing, project management and service is hiring for the following position: Commercial Project Manager (CPM) II


Location: Canonsburg, PA                                      Required Travel: 5-10%


Required Education: This position requires a bachelor’s degree with finance, accounting, auditing, focus. This position requires strong organizational, systems, and communications skills. Experience with complex long-term contracts is beneficial. A successful candidate will bring a diverse background in finance to include roles where leadership skills were required. In addition, a strong systems knowledge is required. Systems include SAP, databases, excellent Microsoft Office skills and attitude to positively influence the organization. An ideal candidate would have 2 to 5 years’ experience in accounting and / or similar commercial project management or project manager controller role.
Position Overview:


The role of the CPM is to serve as a partner to the business in the execution of medium, potentially international, customer contracts (“Projects”) in the Steel-making Industry. The CPM ensures that project management is performed with financial integrity and within contractual parameters. Responsibilities include management of all commercial aspects of a project required to ensure successful project execution including Revenue forecasting, milestone billing, cash management, commercial risk identification / mitigation, internal reporting, and interface with customers and vendors.


The CPM position is responsible for managing all operations and project activities from the commercial perspective.


Key Responsibilities:

The Commercial Project Manager will be assigned multiple Projects, depending upon contract size and complexity. He/she is responsible for performing the duties including but not limited to the following:
• Project forecasting and reporting of revenue, costs, and cash flow
• Timely billing, according to contract, including but not limited to milestone achievements
• Identify and partner with business to mitigate and anticipate potential risk
• Preparing contract change orders and claims
• Fulfilling the contractual insurance, guarantee and bond requirements
• Approving project purchase requisitions
• Performing the Goods Receipts function for delivered goods
• Preparing bank presentations for drawing from Export Letters of Credit
• Preparing commercial/proforma invoices for exportation of goods
• Monitoring aging/blocked balance sheet items such as Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Resolving discrepancies
• Liaison to various internal functions
• Financial responsibility related to project closing, month end and other commercial activities
• Continuous Process Improvement


Required Skills/Knowledge, Education and Experience:
• Experience with financial reporting and accounting guidelines and experience interacting with external auditors
• Knowledge of work breakdown structure and / or chart of accounts

• International commercial terms (INCOterm) exposure
• A successful candidate will bring a diverse background in finance roles where leadership skills were required and will demonstrate an attitude which positively influences the project team
• Proficient Microsoft Office skills.
• SAP experience including Sales and Project models preferred
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret common financial reports and contract documents.
• Experience interacting with customers and sub-suppliers
• Personal attributes of the successful candidate include a strong work ethic, confidence, self-motivation, honesty, open communication style, and flexibility
• Self-starter who is action oriented and possesses a strong sense of urgency
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action and best practice sharing.
• Experience with Accounting, Project forecasting and financial reporting preferred
• Prefer industrial industry knowledge
• Proficiency in foreign language a plus


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our customers, and our community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual  orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.


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