Sr. Project Manager - Engineered Solutions

Position: Sr. Project Manager - Engineered Solutions

Location: Gallatin, TN

Brand: Engineered Systems Group

Segment: IAF: Industrial Automation & Finishing


Project Management
  • To take overall ownership of specific projects and project teams as designated and assigned, with the aim of ensuring a project's successful, timely and cost-effective conclusion
  • Establishing contact with the client and being the single conduit or communication for the company, including regular monthly reporting on the project in accordance with current company requirements.
  • Ensures that organizational quality systems and training are in place and enforced.
  • Managing the commercial and contractual requirements of the project
  • Communicating to appropriate senior management, any customer, staff or supplier problem encountered by, or within, the project team.
  • Manage the commissioning of projects to ensure commissioning is both effective and timely.
  • Specific team functions include (to be undertaken, or delegated, by the Project Manager):
    • Ensuring that all technical and commercial requirements are understood and complied with as per the specifications and contract documents.
    • Establishing schedules for the projects, using critical path planning and monitoring progress against these schedules.
    • Arranging sub-contract work on the projects as required.
    • Handling all commercial aspects of the project, such as progress claims, duty drawbacks, freight and shipping etc.
    • Communicating and scheduling to ensure the project objectives are met.

People Management
  • To maintain positive communications with staff, peers, the manufacturing operations, suppliers and customers.
  • Building an effective team whereby projects are managed by team consensus and encourage all relevant staff to take ownership and accountability for their areas of responsibility.
  • Provide feedback and where appropriate, undertake performance reviews with team members on projects, both during and at the conclusion of the project.

Purchasing/ Budgeting
  • Monitoring and controlling the project budgets and leading the project team so that the tasks are planned and coordinated in the most effective manner and budgets are not exceeded.
  • To specify and, when required, purchase materials and components constituting part of the equipment designed, always endeavoring to minimize their cost by every means possible.
  • Arranging for the efficient cost-effective purchasing of major proprietary components.
  • Assessing and reporting on the total costs to complete and sales values at the end of each month.
  • Work with relevant staff to continuously refine purchasing processes and reduce lost time and excess costs due to missed or delayed materials orders.
  • Develop and conduct various site-specific safety related trainings to drive an improved culture of safety.
  • Developing initiatives to improve project performance. Makes recommendations for changes to improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Maintains a continuous review of production demands and ensures manpower is properly assigned on a daily basis to reach necessary production output. Investigates any delays and reports findings to the production manager.

Reporting and Documentation
  • Keeping accurate and up to date records on all aspect of work done, using existing documents and processes
  • Performing Quality Control inspections to ensure project is complete
  • Clarifying and bringing immediately to the attention of any member of the Executive group, any issues arising in respect of the project (commercial, technical, financial, schedule etc.).
  • Preparing service reports, as necessary.
  • Prepare expense reports, as necessary.

Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated results in successful Manufacturing or Engineering Project Management
  • Excellent understanding of the requirements of relevant legislation.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports and ideas.
  • Minimum (3) years in leadership role; management experience leading teams across multiple geographies preferred.
  • Minimum (5) years' experience in project management or coordination in the industrial automation sector preferred
  • Proven working experience in project management in the industrial automation sector
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Practical, highly adaptable, resourceful and organized
  • Able to solve problems on the spot and complete the work thoroughly
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Self-motivated, confident, able to conduct presentations in small groups
  • Proficient and professional verbal and written communication
  • Commercially aware
  • Machine and personal safety aware

At OTC Industrial Technologies, our employees are our greatest strength. Through investment in our people and growth from within, we believe in providing you with various opportunities to accelerate your career potential as you help us drive change to move our business forward.

For over 60 years, employing and developing the best-in-class talent has been at the forefront of our success. By coupling our teams' hands-on experience with a wide range of products from top vendors, we provide customers with the best quality products, technical application expertise, and services at the lowest possible costs.

Working with OTC Industrial Technologies is perfect for purpose-driven individuals motivated to be part of an exciting transformational company.

Perks of Working with OTC Industrial Technologies:

As part of the OTC family, you'll enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan - Additionally, we offer paid time off, short-and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, tuition assistance, and Employee Assistance Program. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.