Working at Xylem

Project Manager – Environmental Solutions

  • Expertise: engineering
  • Regio: Letchworth, United Kingdom

Xylem |ˈzīləm| 1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots; 2) a leading global water technology company. Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. Xylem is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

  Title – Project Manager Environmental Solutions

 Job Summary: Planning and managing projects to deliver solutions, on-time and within budget, into the Ocean / Coastal / Surface Water markets. Specific focus on delivering Environment Act Section 82 monitoring for water utilities Working with engineering team and subcontractors to build, test, install and commission solutions  Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for controlling equipment, resources, subcontractors / third parties for the execution of projects
  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time.
  • Working with team to create cost sheets for standard build products and issuing pricing to sales
  • Project Plans for tenders and contract documentation
  • Planning purchasing for stock and projects, involving instruction of what needs to be purchased and ensuring deliveries are adhered to
  • Costings from suppliers and negotiation where required
  • Expediting on suppliers, sub-contractors and internal engineers
  • Building of Bills of Material (BOM) onto company ERP system
  • Creation of bespoke part numbers
  • Project Initiation Documents (PID) for sub suppliers, they then can understand what is required of them, where and when equipment will arrive from to enable smooth planning of building schedules
  • Progress reporting for projects
  • Quoting lead times to sales on builds and standard buy in products.
  • Responsible in working with sub-contractors to meet inspection and delivery schedules
  • Backlog reporting
  • Determining materials required for building into systems
  • Organizing FAT dates with customers and/or third party inspectors
  • Taking part in contract review (CRM) on won projects.
  • Attending kick of meetings where required
  • Visiting suppliers when and where required.

Key Competencies: 

  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Developing capability
  • Cross-boundary collaboration
  • Leading people & teams
  • Taking responsibility of projects and contracts

Why Work at Xylem!
 We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark: Everyone’s equal value We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity, equality, and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are fundamental parts of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.   

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