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Rockwell Automation, Inc

Project Manager

Rockwell Automation, Inc - Chicago, IL

Position Summary:

If you enjoy the world of industrial automation and are familiar with an array of industrial automation products such as pushbuttons, pilot lights, relays, PLC's and HMI's, to integrate hardware and software for system development, come join our team!


Development of business team strategic plans for a portfolio of projects ($7 to $12mil)

Customer facing Commercial Project Manager responsible for successfully planning, controlling and managing project deliverables to meet customer requirements.

Manage system design efforts lead by SME Lead Engineers that will help guide the team through development, integration and deployment of deliverables directly to the customer.

Manage all financial aspects and reporting of assigned projects, while maintaining as-sold margins.

Lead multiple project teams typically consisting of engineering, manufacturing, testing and quality teams.

Responsible for resource scheduling to meet project plan requirements.

Change Management / Contract Management - Must have excellent negotiation skills.

Responsible for managing subcontracts that include labor and/or fixed price deliverables.

Helps Sales build partnerships at the business management level of key customers

Often leads efforts to prepare commercial strategy for complex system applications.

EOE, M/F/Disable, Vet


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Minimum 8 years of experience with direct customer contact and project management.

Minimum 8 years of experience in a systems, software, process automation or application engineering capacity.

Must be Project Management Professional (PMP) certified.

Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.


Further education in business administration, operations, or project management is a plus.

Possesses industry, application or technology knowledge relevant to assigned business or geography- specifically the wastewater/aluminum and steel industries within an engineering to order environment.

Proven success at simultaneously managing multiple projects.

Able to work in a stressful environment where constructive feedback from others is encouraged.

Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.

Have excellent conflict resolution and people interface skills.

Perform duties in the office as part of a project team.

Available and willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays to meet customer project commitments.

Ability to travel up to 15%

Able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrial plants, ships, etc., which may require climbing, working in confined spaces and other unusual work environments.

Possess critical competencies as defined in the Project Manager Competency Profile.

Requisition Number:


Business Group:

Control Products and Solutions

Job Category:

Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:


Position Type:

Full Time

No. of Positions:


Work State/City:

Chicago - Illinois, Mequon - Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Wisconsin

Company Overview:

Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley(R) and Rockwell Software(R) product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).

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Rockwell Automation, Inc


Project Manager Rockwell Automation, Inc - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.