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Eaton Corporation Senior SAP Project Manager in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Join Eaton’s Information Technology IT team and help positively impact our business through leading technologies, exciting and challenging enterprise projects and new platforms. We are currently seeking 2 Senior SAP Project Managers in our Product Operations Center of Excellence (PROCOE). The Senior SAP Project Manager will be based at Eaton Center in Beachwood, OH if the candidate is within 50 miles of that location or at the Moon Township, PA or Eden Prairie, MN offices.

The Senior SAP Project Manager will plan, control and execute project requirements following Eaton-prescribed process (ProLaunch and PMBOK) to ensure business objectives are met. The Senior PM will partner with Resource Managers to staff projects and clearly articulate project team roles – both functional and technical. Responsible for developing and managing detailed project plans (with clear critical path) and budgets. The Senior PM will manage the scope/requirements and ensure all agreed to deliverables are met while mitigating risks through robust plans. Responsible for organizational communication, training, adoption and change management. Vendor management is essential.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. In this role:

  • You will provide project leadership by adhering to standard departmental policies, processes and documentation guidelines for project delivery

  • You will work with customers and technical resources in developing project plans, work breakdown structures, critical path and detailed costs.

  • You will perform risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation planning

  • You will develop communication strategies and leading communications with senior executives, mid-level or first line leaders and key stakeholders globally

  • You will drive process change and organization change management

  • You will ensure sign-off on all major system deliverables by stakeholders

  • You will monitor and report on schedule and budget variances

  • You will ensure quality delivery of team member tasks in accordance to the plan

  • You will manage third party suppliers.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 10 years’ Project Management experience

  • Minimum of 5 years successfully leading major enterprise IT system implementations

  • No relocation offered; candidate must work at an Eaton US facility

  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a continuous basis without sponsorship

    Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree

  • PMP certificate

Position Criteria:

  • 5 years successfully leading major enterprise IT implementations in SAP/Oracle ERP or manufacturing shop floor transformations, in large, multi-national organizations.

  • Advanced functional and application knowledge with SAP/Oracle ERP applications and/or shop floor applications (MES, OEE, Quality)

  • Level of Risk & Ambiguity

  • Scope can be moderate to significantly ambiguous (significant capability or breakthrough technology and/or business processes that the operating group or function have not done before).

  • May manage multiple Major Repeaters

  • May be an Alien/Stranger

  • May require significant investment capital/expense and non-labor expense.

  • Will have enterprise-wide or overall Sector impact

  • Level of Analysis & Business Acumen

  • Advanced understanding of the business and IT Strat Plan

  • Advanced to SME understanding of Manufacturing and/or Engineering some of the business processes at Eaton or a prior Company

  • Advanced to SME understanding of integration and impact points of involved systems globally for a division or function

  • Intermediate to Advanced technical knowledge and solid understanding of computer hardware and software, data management, application programming, data communications, operating systems, utilities and data security

  • Level of Systems and IT Knowledge

  • Advanced to SME understanding of some of Eaton or prior company key application(s) and/or IT Infrastructure.

  • Advanced to SME understanding of integration and impact points of involved systems globally for a division or function.

  • Intermediate to Advanced technical knowledge and solid understanding of computer hardware and software, data management, application programming, data communications, operating systems, utilities and data security.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Information Technology

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

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, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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