Project Manager Ii

Gleason | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 3/04/2024

The Project Manager manages the overall process of Machine Project Execution (externally and internally focused) - from order receipt through final payment, for CNC machines manufactured at The Gleason Works, Rochester. Successful candidates will be technically proficient, customer centric, thrive in fast paced environments, and have experience in capital goods project management on an international scale.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall Project Launch Process, Project Execution, Risk Management and Schedule Attainment.
  • Serves as the customer advocate within the Company and takes an objective position when considering customer specifications, requests and needs.
  • Collaborates effectively with all departments, from Accounting to the Warehouse- and everyone in between.
  • Coordination of Customer visits relating to machine orders. Ensures that all customer requirements for a successful visit are identified, defined, and communicated to the responsible parties.
  • Participates in Financial review of order and accounts receivable process.
  • Responsible for establishing project budget and oversight of costs including labor, materials, contractual obligations.
  • Contains project scope and related costs through customer pre-acceptance process and collaborates with responsible regional offices to do the same through the project final acceptance.
  • Responsible to develop and foster positive relationships with worldwide Customers, Gleason Sales/Dealers
  • Coordinates entertainment and transportation of Customers during core and post-core business hours/days
  • As required, participates in the Proposal and selling processes, attends meetings at Customer sites, and other Gleason Machine Divisions
  • Coordinates machine installation and commissioning activities with Gleason Service Solutions Team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Project Management, or Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in capital goods project management, preferably industrial and as a supplier of goods and services.
  • Previous related international travel experience desired. Multi-lingual skills desired.
  • Working knowledge of International Customer contracts, foreign exchange, forward cover, title transfer, INCOTERMS, cost accounting, accounts receivables, design review and approval process
  • Working experience with Quality Systems and QS9001
  • Industrial production experience desired, preferably in a machine products related industry
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally if required
  • The ability to present information to a variety of audiences including management, customers, vendors, peers, etc.
  • Ability to translate complex commercial and technical requirements for all involved in the project.
  • Position requires evening/weekend work hours as needed to accommodate Customer visits

Job Details

Job Family

Job Function

Pay Type

Hiring Min Rate
74,652 USD

Hiring Max Rate
124,420 USD
Salary74,652.00 - 124,420.00 Annual
Employment Type
Full Time

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