Bertrandt US

Automotive Project Coordinator

US-CA-Mountain View
3 months ago
ID
2017-1389
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical

Overview

Bertrandt - your trustworthy engineering partner

 

Looking for a career, not just a job? Want to join a dynamic team working for an international industry leader? Enjoy an energetic work atmosphere? Bertrandt US may be just what you have been looking for! The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of around 13,000 employees at 53 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.

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The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting customer engagement related to West Coast smart charging pilots and supporting the administration of the company’s grant with the California Energy Commission.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in customer communication and customer engagement for smart charging projects, including
    • Lead efforts to engage participants in the smart charging pilot in California
    • Develop and implement an outreach strategy for each phase of the smart charging pilot
    • Coordinate daily with internal teams and external customers on program status
    • Ensure any discrepancies are researched, reported, and addressed
    • Support the enrollment/registration of drivers in smart charging programs
    • Understanding the goal and rules of smart charging programs
    • Develop communication materials to support the outreach/marketing strategy for these programs
    • Develop web tools, phone app elements, and other communication tools that support the goals of the smart charging pilot
    • Proactively provide problem-resolution for customers, internal BMW team members and partners
  • Assist in research and analysis for the smart charging pilot, including:
    • Using Excel, SQL and other software tools to evaluate various data, including vehicle telematics data, smart charging data, meter data and other sources collected in the pilot
    • Develop survey instruments and help develop focus group research plans
    • Proactively identify relevant research topics and identify data and analytical tools used to explore these areas
    • Coordinate with various internal and external stakeholders to achieve the research objectives of the pilot project
  • Manage all administrative aspects of the CEC Charge Forward grant, including:
    • Manage project budget by tracking past expenses and future cost commitments
    • Coordinate with project subcontractors to manage and submit grant reimbursement expenses
    • Coordinate with partners to ensure that all reporting requirements are met in a timely fashion
    • Manage monthly reporting to internal and external stakeholders, including grant-making agencies
  • Coordinate with the Product Manager, Customer Outreach Lead, and other staff (internal and external) involved in this project
  • Support the team in identifying new ways to engage customers in the programs and opportunities for new efficiencies that reduce cost and time associated with customer engagement and customer recruitment
  • Assist in identifying new techniques to accomplish research goals, including data collection strategies and analytical methods Strong negotiation skills and ability to manage parties with potentially conflicting interests
  • Experience in managing product launch and customer engagement initiatives
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (presentation to internal stakeholders, customers)
  • Pragmatic, focused and result-oriented working approach
  • Foster close relationship with the Energy team to ensure a consistent sales approach and to achieve sales targets

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or related field
  • One or more of the following:
    • 1 or more years of experience in project management
    • 1 or more years of experience in marketing
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Energetic and self-motivated with “can-do” attitude and excellent follow-up skills
  • Strong sales and marketing background
  • Excellent organizational skills and detailed-oriented with an eye for accuracy
  • Comfortable entering and retrieving data from multiple systems
  • System savvy—comfortable learning, working with, and developing new applications and processes
  • Adaptive to changing market conditions, targets, goals, similar to that of startup environment
  • Experience using Excel, Microsoft Project, SQL and other software to manage and analyze data

 

Benefits:

 

  • Complete and comprehensive benefits package including Med/Dent/Vision.
  • Employer paid STD/LTD/Life.
  • 401k Retirement program.
  • Generous paid vacation/sick/holidays.
  • Creativity encouraged in a fun, friendly work environment.

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