Sulzer Pumps US Inc. Project Manager in Easley, South Carolina

Pumps Equipment, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is a global leader in the development and supply of pumping solutions and related equipment to its key markets oil and gas, power, and water. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment where diversity is valued as a key driver for success.

Summary: Responsible for Sulzer Pumps Solutions Inc. management of domestic and international project orders. Has extensive technical product knowledge and experience in key market segments. Supports direct sales and customers as key contact from tendering stages through shipment of equipment from the Easley manufacturing location.

Essential Functions:

  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction, deepen customer relationships and build a knowledge base of each customer's business, organization and objectives.

  • Generally deals with customers and Accounts Managers concerning matters that require discretion and judgment. Reviews pump applications and selections and offers technical support as appropriate.

  • Supports the preparation of tenders which fit the criteria for Project Management by reviewing project related technical and commercial specifications.

  • Reviews Terms & Conditions (Ts & Cs) against Sulzer standard Ts & Cs and for compliance with Sulzer Ten Golden Rules. Responsible for having customer's Ts & Cs reviewed by Sulzer Legal when different than Sulzer standard Ts & Cs.

  • Reviews customer purchase orders and specifications and determines whether they are in agreement with the scope of Sulzer tender, pricing and technical capabilities. Prepares all relevant information required to enter the order into ERP system.

  • Coordinates, oversees and tracks projects through receipt, procurement, production and delivery. Ensures that all technical specifications are communicated to manufacturing and other departments as needed. Expedite as necessary to secure customer satisfaction and on-time delivery.

  • Keeps customer and sales account manager appraised of status of project management orders during production with documented records, including milestone reports as required. Responsible for coordinating the production, collection, submission, and filing of relevant order documentation per customer requirements.

  • Sets and manages customer expectations with effective communication to identify needs and solutions.

  • Receives and responds to requests from customers for price quotations, purchase orders, order changes, adjustments, and cancellations.

  • Acts as factory host during customer visits, witness tests and inspections for project management orders. Coordinates and directs upcoming visits with production management personnel.

  • Always acts in compliance with Sulzer Delegation of Authority, Sulzer Code of Business Conduct, and relevant legal requirements, including but not limited to export regulations

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Further develop the systems / resources used to better support both customers and sales.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or closely related field, or equivalent education and experience combined is required.

  • Experience with rotating equipment and machinery, quality principles, and related technical knowledge.

  • Centrifugal pump industry experience preferred.

  • PMP a plus.

  • Understanding of manufacturing practices, geometric dimensions and tolerances, mechanical drawing interpretation and the metric system.

  • Aptitude for learning and using SAP; SAP experience a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language; Spanish a plus.

  • Meticulous in attention to detail and recordkeeping is required.

  • Thorough familiarity with industry, national and international standards and tests as applied to the manufacture, operation and delivery of centrifugal process pumps.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook.

  • Willingness to travel as needed.

  • Positive attitude, self-motivated, excellent interpersonal communication and time management skills. Ability to use judgment and discretion to make independent decisions. Team player.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting for long periods;

  • Lifting up to 25 pounds

We are proud to be an E-Verify & EEO-AA employer M/F/D/V and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace

Nosotros nos enorgullecemos de ser un empleador "E-Verify" & EEO-AA, M/F/V/D" y mantiene un sitio de trabajo Libre de Drogas

Sulzer abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity , national origin, or other protected status . In addition, Sulzer takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other protected status. For information, send an email to Hope Cunningham at