Eaton Corporation Project Manager in Peachtree City, Georgia

Eaton’s Lighting Division is seeking a Project Manager. The Project Manager will be based at our Peachtree, GA facility. We are looking for a motivated individual to join its project management team.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the successful administration, planning, and execution of all Fifthlight system projects. The project manager is responsible for applying the appropriate knowledge, skills, tools and techniques required to manage the different project processes and leverage the necessary resources to successfully bring a customer project to completion under budget. The project manager acts as the lead and owns all aspects of a project such as customer liaison activities, specifications clarification, implementation of change orders, sequencing activities and establishing deliverables, determining startup and database formulation, establishing programming/start-up requirements and working with the field service team to schedule commissioning/servicing activities. Additionally, this position will administer and track overall project margin and will be responsible for implementing continuous improvements to the project management methodology on an ongoing basis

Essential Responsibilities:

Project Planning

  • Identify project stakeholders (i.e. agents, contractors, engineers and/or end users) and determine needs and expectations for each project as it pertains to the complete lighting system.

  • Establish clear set of project goals; prioritize demand, sequence of activities and a detailed schedule to meet customer requested delivery dates.

  • Clarify completion criteria for each deliverable (i.e. approval drawings, submittal drawings, start-up co-ordination, commissioning and training sign-off) and develop customer acceptance plan.

  • Work with various functional groups to manage changes and change notices (i.e. inside sales, customer service, supply chain and operations).

Project Execution

  • Provide ongoing monitoring and communication of deliverables to various project stakeholders at the agent, distributor, contractor and end-customer locations.

  • Work with project stakeholders to suggest and implement improvements and/or modifications to project scope, deliverables, timelines and resources.

  • Provide ongoing communication and updates to finance for POC (Percent of Completion) tracking.

  • Utilization of established project management tools in addition to maintaining visual timelines for each project to ensure unified effort and coordination at the customer site.

  • Work with the Field Services team to ensure timely and accurate completion of startup, commissioning and customer training activities.

Project Closing

  • Ensure project completion criteria have been met and obtain stakeholder approval for final deliverables.

  • Create and provide closeout binder for customer with all pertinent project information.

  • Conduct post mortem or lessons learned review with key stakeholder as part of the continuous improvement effort to achieve world class project management standards in the lighting industry.

  • Review of overall project margin as it pertains to product costs, engineering and design costs, and startup/commissioning costs


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in project management.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50 miles of Peachtree City will be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in project management.

  • Construction related experience

  • PMP Certification

  • Systems experience (BMS, Lighting Control, Automation, etc).

  • Fluent in MS Project or Primavera

Position Criteria

  • Must have a strong technical aptitude and experience with MS Office.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with customers via the phone, e-mail and other written and verbal communication mediums.

  • Strong work ethic, flexibility, and a desire to actively contribute to the group’s success.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Strong professional presence.

  • Strong team player.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time