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Team Leader - Project Operations

Company: Eaton
Location: Greenwood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Eatons Electrical Services & Systems team is looking to hire a Team Leader, Project Operations. This position can sit at any of the following locations: Pelham AL, Louisville TN, Louisville KY, Smyrna GA, Arden NC, Greenwood SC, Nashville TN, Deerfield Beach FL, Columbia SC, Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC or Orlando FL.

Position Overview:

Eaton's Electrical Services & Systems team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power systems life cyclewhether its design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure its aligned with business goals. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up to date.

Eaton has one of the most experienced team of project engineers in the industry, with industry-standard software and advanced modeling and analysis capabilities at their fingertips. This multi-disciplinary team brings extensive skills, experience and design processes to project engineering in support of Eatons Project Operations business. Active participation in technical societies such as IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our engineers are knowledgeable about todays cutting edge engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system through asset modernization and new project design from power generation, to synchronous condensers, to substation and distribution substations, to renewable energy and smart grid engineering, and a wide range of other power focused projects.

The Regional Project Operations Team Leader (RPOTL) is a consultative sales, marketing, and operations professional responsible for driving Eatons Electrical Sectors success with a focused set to a Geographic Zone of North American Projects within the Operations Business Unit.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible to enhance Eatons position in their assign Geographic Region within North America to increase the net present value of Eatons relationship with our target customers by driving near-term revenue and positioning us for larger wins in the future.
  • Be responsible for tailoring, refining and carrying Eatons complete Project Operations Business Unit Solution to the customer and for establishing Eaton as the premiere electrical solutions provider in the industry.
  • Represent all the electrical groups products and services and to position us in an advantaged position for turnkey opportunities, lifecycle services, capital projects and MRO purchases.
  • Support the strategy for how we will grow the Project Operations business within their assigned North American Zone and will play an instrumental role in evolving our overall strategy.
  • Be responsible for supporting and managing their assigned Regional Organization to support the production and completion of the projects that has a volume of up to $50M, with a high degree of customer satisfaction and profitability.
  • Cooperate with various other Operation Managers, Regional Directors and other department leaders to share resources to maximize the output of all segments within the organization.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of their assigned North American Region for EESS Project Operations Business Unit, including resources/manpower, financials (Orders, Sales, Standard Margin and Region Budget) and sales & marketing within the organization.
  • Prepare plans, including schedules, financial forecasts, budgets and personnel requirements for solving major problems or tasks as required.
  • Assist the Operation Managers and department leadership in developing and implementing an approved profit plan for the Region, taking corrective action as required, within limits of authority, to meet overall goal
  • Interface and coordinate with other Plants, Regions and Districts within the company and outside vendors to procure parts and services for Project Operations.
  • Assure effective and skilled Project Managers through recruiting, goal setting, communications, development, appraisal and conformance to applicable company policies.
  • Assure the safety of all employees on your projects and strict compliance with safety policies.
  • Lead bi-weekly project financial reviews and weekly project reviews with the PMs. Escalate issues and project status to minimize surprises to leadership.

    When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger.

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution
    • 7+ years of experience in at least one of the following: Field Sales, Project Management/Engineering, or Product Management.
    • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
    • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work locations listed. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

      Preferred Qualifications
      • 10+ years of experience in at least one of the following: Field Sales, Project Management/Engineering, or Product Management
      • PMP Certification
      • Experience with Engineering, General Construction Companies, and turn-key projects
      • Current Federal Clearance or the ability to obtain one
      • Experience writing proposals for multiple customer markets.
      • Experience with various contract types
      • Professional Engineering License
      • General Contractors License
      • Electrical Contractor License

        Position Criteria
        • Successfully complete and maintain compliance with the companys safety program
        • Must possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver's license
        • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.
        • Must be able to meet and maintain customer specific entrance requirements
        • Must have strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to successfully work in a cross-functional/matrix organization.
        • Must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced multi-discipline team environment and be able to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
        • Must demonstrate skills in communicating technical information to non-technical personnel, educating customers, and presenting information to internal and external customers.
        • Must be proficient in the application, operation and support of engineering and maintenance of electrical distribution power systems and power quality emergency backup systems of all voltage classes; including but not limited to commissioning of new switchgear, troubleshooting and diagnoses, repairs, preventative maintenance, modification of control schemes, electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.

          We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
          • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
          • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
          • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
          • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
          • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
          • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)




            North America US/Puerto Rico

            Primary Location

            United States-Alabama-Pelham

            Other Locations

            United States-Florida-Orlando, United States-South Carolina-Columbia, United States-North Carolina-Morrisville, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-North Carolina-Charlotte, United States-Tennessee-Louisville, United States-North Carolina-Arden, United States-South Carolina-Greenwood, United States-Florida-Deerfield Beach, United States-Georgia-Smyrna, United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-Kentucky-Louisville

            Work Locations

            Pelham AL Loc 2


            ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

            Job Level

            Team Leader/Supervisor



            Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


            Does this position offer relocation?



            Yes, 50 % of the Time

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            Requisition ID :110224by Jobble

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