Array Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in solar tracking and is experiencing explosive growth built on our best-in-class technology and dynamic team. Array is seeking highly skilled, self-motivated people who want to accelerate the world’s adoption of clean and economical energy. If you meet these criteria, please consider the company that has been leading the solar energy revolution for nearly three decades.
The Project Manager will provide project management support and field services for US based projects and customers of Array Technologies. The Project Manager will plan, execute, and finalize customer solar power plant projects according to strict deadlines, while maintaining adherence to contractual terms. Additionally, this position will work with the engineering, supply chain, production, and quality control teams to ensure customers receive their products in an expedient and professional fashion. The position will generally have contacts with other engineers, customers, and sub-contractors as required. The successful candidate will handle face-to-face technical and other inquiries from customers. This is a highly visible and influential position within the company.
Duties and Responsibilities
Project Manager is the primary contact for utility solar installations using Array Technologies trackers.
Develop and execute project management plans in accordance with contract specifications and attending to all associated parties including company departments such as, sales, engineering, logistics, supply chain, quality control, cost control, shipping, and commissioning.
Define the project’s objectives, coordinate, and maintain project throughout its life cycle.
Identify, analyze, monitor, and control project risks and report to management.
Manage project change orders.
Effectively and efficiently communicate with management and members of all teams involved in project; including shipping, logistics, accounting, and others.
Assure contracts, purchase orders, sales orders, and invoices are in agreement and projects develop accordingly.
Communicate with customers by email, letter, face to face, and telephone.
Investigate and solve customers’ problems passed via customer contact.
Provide advice and help to customers regarding systems.
Maintain accurate and timely reports on the status of work conducted on job sites.
Coordinate scheduling of site commissioning.
Maintain accurate and timely records of correspondence and discussions with the customers.
Assist in developing customer service standards, policies, and procedures for the company.
Analyze customer needs and recommend appropriate solutions to customers and company.
Ensure tools and equipment are operating properly and are properly accounted for.
Perform site visits to establish company product and service standards.
Maintain excellent working relationships with customers.
Travel to sites, about 80%.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to maintain politeness, confidence, tact, patience, and diplomacy while dealing with customer problems.
Effective communication required.
Strong experience in Project management, Bills of Materials, routing, work instructions, change orders and construction management systems.
Experience in solar construction, heavy equipment, construction, automotive, agricultural, or similar industry a plus.
Must be very knowledgeable and have a track record of success in leading project initiatives and systems’ implementation.
Experience with ERP systems, SAP a plus
Experience with Salesforce.com a plus.
Experience as a Project Manager on multi-million dollar projects a plus.
Computer skills, including Excel, Word, MS Project.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.
Education and Experience
7-10 years manufacturing or customer-facing and 3+ years of project management experience
PMP certification a plus