Date:  Mar 7, 2023

Earth City, MO, US, 63045

Company:  DEUTZ Corporation



New Engine Project Manager 


Icon Location:  DPSC - St. Louis, MO
Icon Working hours: 40




DEUTZ is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems. Its core competences are the development, production, distribution and servicing of diesel, gas and electric drivetrains for professional applications that is used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.



Job Summary

POSITION SUMMARY: The New Engine Project Manager will oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of developing new engine packages for OEM customers. The New Engine Project Manager will coordinate engine-building endeavors and liaise with Branch Managers, Operations Managers, Service Supervisors, Salespersons, Parts Specialists, Technicians, and DEUTZ Engineering to ensure the new engine requirement are met and schedules are on track. The ideal candidate must have a professional mechanical background and experience in project management.  The role requires the ability to lead project teams of various sizes and work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget.



Project Planning

  • Develop, build, define, and scope the new engine package project in collaboration with the appropriate staff
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to complete building the new engine successfully
  • Determine the resources (time, budget, equipment, etc.) required to complete all new engines
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion


Project Implementation

  • Execute the project according to the project plan
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
  • Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders, including appropriate staff in the organization, on the progress of the project
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team regularly to ensure that it meets the project standards

Project Control & Evaluation

  • Source items and cost reduction on new engine packaging
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget, and at the required level of quality
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Individual Contributor


Travel Demands: Anticipated domestic and international travel is approximately 60-70%   depending on business needs.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.









Strong mechanical background



Four or more years of a solid understanding of formal project management methodologies experience.



Exceptional writing and editing skills, combined with solid presentation and public speaking skills.



Exceptional organizational skills such as setting priorities, developing a work schedule, monitoring, and tracking progress project goals and progress.



Strong time management skills with the ability to manage & assign time to tasks and anticipate roadblocks before they occur.



A bachelor’s or master's degree in engineering or other related fields.



Essential budget management experience



Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Project Management Professional (PMP) or other related certification is a plus.






  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite




  • Logical problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and offer systematic approaches to solving complex problems
  • Strong risk management skills with the ability to identify and plan for potential risks at the outset of a project and develop proper mitigation plans if the risk does occur.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to engage suppliers, deal with team conflict and keep involved parties content and working toward a unified goal at all times.
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to consult and communicate clearly and concisely with team members, project sponsors, and stakeholders regularly with input and feedback on the project's progress.  
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster teamwork and collaboration while providing guidance and motivating team members to achieve their goals.



Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence. Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.



Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Compute rate, ratio and percent, and draw and interpret bar graphs.



Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The work environment characteristics described here represent those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • DEUTZ Warehouse/Shop/Office work environment with quiet to moderate noise.



An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Concentration/Attention to Detail (Constant)             Vision (Close, Constant)     

Sitting (Frequently)                                                     Verbal

Communication (Frequent)                                         Standing (Frequently)         

Walking (Frequently)                                                   Hearing/Listening (Frequently)


The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.



EEO Statement 
DEUTZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. Applicants will be considered regardless of their race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, DEUTZ also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion.


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