Program Manager

Requisition Number:  15604
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace!


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to lead growing digital I&C upgrades portfolios for multiple customers in the Americas ICS portfolio.  The Program Manager will step into a leadership role responsible for executing any in-flight projects, as well as developing technical and commercial input to proposals for scopes of work, consisting of multiple complex I&C system upgrades, to be contracted on future projects.  This critically important program requires strong oversight of financial, technical, contractual, and resource commitments with ultimate accountability to deliver projects in a safe, high-quality, profitable manner, leading to stakeholder satisfaction.


This opportunity is a Hybrid/Mobile working assignment at our Cranberry Twp., PA office (2 - 3 days per week in-office).  

Your Day to Day:

  • Prioritize event-free and error-free execution.
  • Manage and integrate all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with all contractual commitments, meet customer needs, and optimize both short- and long-term profitability for Westinghouse
  • Complete all aspects of established project planning processes per the Westinghouse Project Management Requirements (WPMR).
  • Coordinate rigorous and disciplined project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities as necessary that will promote successful project delivery.
  • Measure project success through established KPIs; including customer feedback, on-time performance, and financial health (MAD>MAS).
  • Provide accurate forecasts for financial performance, backlog resource demand, and hardware/manufacturing demand.  Utilize levers available, such as EAC management, risk mitigation, acceleration, and cost reduction initiatives, to maximize both short- and long-term profitability.
  • Collaborate with Contract Managers to interpret and transmit requirements, and proactively manage subsequent changes, following an integrated change management process. Identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Interface with GOS engineering, resource, and supply chain management teams to deliver project commitments and resolve gaps in support. 
  • Develop or oversee development of project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.
  • Properly close projects by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Support Americas ICS tendering and sales organizations to formulate execution strategies, schedules, and cost-estimates, including risk registers, for new projects.  Support and/or drive customer negotiations.
  • Use and support Westinghouse project management systems and controls for various projects assuring senior management is provided up-to-date and accurate reports of each project status.
  • Maintain good working relationships with various stakeholders including project team, external customers, vendors, internal partners, and Westinghouse leadership.


Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline.
    • Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering , Construction or Business preferred
  • 10 to 15 years of progressive experience in leading large, complex I&C (or other engineering, procurement, and construction) projects in the nuclear industry
  • Familiar with the Project Management Institute (PMI®)’s Project Management Body of Knowledge required. PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification or other approved equivalent project management certification is desired or otherwise required to be completed within 1 year.
    • Westinghouse Advanced Project Manager or Program Manager qualification desired. The successful candidate will be required to complete the Program Manager qualification within a designated time period.  Exemptions may be provided based on prior training and work experience.
  • Skills & Competencies:
    • Increasing levels of demonstrated project management skills and track-record of success with cost, risk, and schedule control.
    • Ability to work in a highly independent manner; following through on actions and commitments and demonstrating accountability for results.
    • Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for reporting.
    • Effective presentation skills, strong communication skills and high emotional intelligence.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Office tools. Knowledge and skill of project scheduling and cost management.
    • Experience with SAP, Primavera (P6), Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, and Active Risk Manager a plus.
    • Some travel (up to 10%), may be required for this position.


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability


Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program


While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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