Project Engineer, Dammam

Project Engineer, Dammam

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In this role, your main responsibilities will include:

1. Project Planning
Reviews technical offer, product drawings, commercial offer contents to develop a project plan including timeframe, budget, staffing requirements, allocation of available resources and the planned project gross margin and costs.

2. Project Implementation
Ensures implementation of projects according to schedule and cost requirements. Monitors the project activities and spending trends, and takes appropriate corrective actions to meet the targets and optimize project margins. Manages change requests, delays, and other issues that arise during the project. Ensures projects follow good methodology and execution practices in accordance with internal standard procedures.

3. Project Leadership
Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones. Provides feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.

4. Manufacturing
Defines the manufacturing and the testing plans with production team ensuring adherence to the contractual delivery date and budget. Confirms the order validity and enters the final specifications into SAP.

5. Negotiation
Collaborates with sales to negotiate with customers regarding any changes to be made to the order relative to specifications, time frame, costs of variations.

6. Stakeholder Relations
Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external customers, provides regular status reports, and communicates effectively to ensure satisfaction. Serves as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues.

7. Material
Orders materials with the relevant specifications (lead time, quality, and budget) through SAP on design approval, coordinating with buyers as necessary. Initiates the purchase of goods with external providers and collaborates with relevant internal teams to define requirements and oversee performance.

8. Tests
Attends test activities with the customer, identifies necessary changes and assures their implementation.

9. Documentation
Ensures that project and contractual documentation is updated and properly managed.

10. Claims
Ensures that customer claims authorized by the quality team are properly resolved.


Ideally you'll hold a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, with the following qualifications:-
- knowledge with SAP, MS Project
- with minimum 7 years of experience in project management of Motors and Drives products (preferred) and/or Discrete Automation Field .
- Knowledge of IEC and IEEE in Motors & Drives engineering.
- Fluent in English, additional languages (Arabic) regarded as a plus.
- Strong interpersonal, communication, team-working skills combined with open-mindedness, reliability, and ability to work under pressure.

Additional information

You can expect to join a dynamic, challenging and professional environment. We look forward to receiving your online application.

Note: Priority will be given to Saudi national.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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Business Unit Motors & Generators
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Project Management
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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