AVL North America

  • Project Manager II - California

    Job Location US
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/31/2018 10:38 AM)
  • Overview

    Home Office - Location L.A. California or Northern California


    The Project Manager II has the overall responsibility for the successful execution of capital equipment projects from receipt of order to final customer acceptance.




    : Project Manager II manages projects involving:

    • Facility integration and or
    • management of 3rd party contracts such as architects and general contractors and or
    • managing a number of complex test cell projects simultaneously.


    Responsibilities Include:

    • Controlling of projects with commercial, social, and technical complexity.
    • Co-ordination of Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Customer site activities.
    • Managing the project initialization and planning
    • Ensures implementation of projects in compliance with all related processes to achieve targets (cost, timing, deliverables) and customer satisfaction.
    • Ensures project quality gates (handovers from and to other departments, design reviews etc) are fully complied with
    • Problem solving.  
    • Scope change management
    • Customer Relationship Management during project execution.
    • Authority of overall budget control – manage and control contingency
    •  Interface with Finance and support project accounting requirements.
    • Identify new business opportunities on existing projects.
    • Responsible for applying appropriate tools and methods (OFFER, Prism, risk management, Open Issues lists, documentation, internal project reporting, etc.) 
    • Proactive in escalating as appropriate to keep cost, timing, and deliverables on track while maintaining customer satisfaction.
    • Conduct project lessons learned with project team and management
    • Assisting with project proposal generation


      • Engineering Degree and 5 years relevant experience, ideally in integration of Powertrain and vehicle testing systems
      • Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple customers.
      • Excellent people, verbal written communication and relationship building skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills



      • Demonstrated ability to manage projects with a high level of content, technical, and social complexity (stress resistant).
      • Experience with ERP systems
      • High competence with MS Word, Excel, PPT, and Project


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