Vacancies Project Manager Systems Engineering
Surface Solutions Segment | Westbury


Position: Project Manager, Systems Engineering

Location: Westbury, NY


Looking forward to the next step in your Project Management career?  We may have the opportunity you're looking for!  In our Westbury facility, we are currently handling many exciting Systems Engineering projects that would require you to coordinate and manage them to success.  Our ideal Project Manager is skilled in coordinating events aand ensure the timely completion of all deliverables per our customer's specifications and our company targets.



  • Develop, provide, and implement project schedules including milestones for critical phases for each unique project.  These schedules will include all aspects of the overall project using a work breakdown structure (wbs) detailing deliverables and completion date(s).
  • Order and arrange for construction of in-house manufactured products to meet contractual requirements including any special modifications.
  • Arrange and coordinate use of in-house labor resources to produce system layout drawings, facility requirements, develop coatings, construct major system components, build and modify mechanical subsystems, wire electrical assemblies, test and debug assembled machines, and perform customer runoffs.
  • Ownership of assigned projects from inception to end of warranty
  • Ensures that all project deliverables and requirements are met
  • Effectively communicate project status and proactively manages risk
  • Participate in weekly cross functional team meetings
  • Supervision of in house resources including: drafting, Field Service, Coating Services, short run cell, and assembly cells in the building and testing of components as well as the development of coatings. 
  • Acts as primary interface to customer for all project updates and issues
  • Initiate the review of lessons learned/best practices of other programs and document new ones from each project
  • Support of attainment of the business objectives
  • Introduction and implementation of measures for compliance with business objectives
  • Securing highest possible internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Must be capable and efficient at handling multiple projects of medium to high complexity with multiple ongoing tasks each.
  • Coordination of concept, design, builds and release of equipment to project timelines and objectives within budget
  • Coordinate all Engineering Changes and impact to project
  • Support operations and manufacturing needs within the noted area (New equipment and processes)
  • Support sales and marketing needs within the noted area (Sales presentations, project costs and quotes)
  • Internal and external presentations of project/program activities and results
  • Clearly define requirements and set targets accordingly (critical path, Gantt charts)
  • Define resources and the schedule for implementation of the project
  • Detect and solve project issues effectively
  • Develop and implement recovery plan for off-schedule projects



  • Support of Continuous Improvement activities
  • Implementation of requirements from internal and external audits
  • Traveling to customers, suppliers and other locations (primarily domestic)
  • Recognize areas for internal improvement and develop plans for implementing them
  • Must make sure all measures comply with company standards and procedures
  • Resolve conflict amongst project team members
  • Provide technical expertise in developing customer quotations and system design concepts.  Review quotations for costs and technical accuracy.  Develop scopes of work for sub contractors and vendors.
  • Provide technical and informational updates and status to customers, management, and sales during the course of each project as well as maintain project data stored in a data warehouse.


We expect

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Equivalent Mfg Experience
  •  > 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2-5 years of Project/Program management experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Training in Project Management Techniques


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and understanding of basic industrial utilities
  • Competent with MS Office software (especially MS Project, Excel)
  • Knowledge of CAD software ( AutoCAD)
  • Internal and external project presentation
  • Competent contact to customers and suppliers
  • Employee Management


We offer

Oerlikon Metco (US) Inc. is  committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for its associates and all others visiting or working on our site.  We expect all associates to actively participate in the protection of the health and safety of themselves and all others on the site as well as the conservation of resources and the protection of the environment. Oerlikon Metco (US) Inc. is also committed to total customer satisfaction.  We expect the same commitment from our employees with regards to satisfaction, customer specific requirements, workmanship, and continual quality improvements. 


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13,500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1,350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services. With a dynamically growing network of over 30 locations worldwide Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, retirement security contribution and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - then you should send us your application!

Statement of Equal Opportunity: Oerlikon Metco is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The company also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please notify a Human Resources Representative.



Advertised Since
Kathleen McCann
P: +1 516 338 2184
Oerlikon Metco (US) Inc.
1101 Prospect Ave
11590-0201 Westbury, NY
United States
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