SMS group S.p.A. is a company of the German group SMS, a worldwide leading company for plant and machinery manufacturing in the steelmaking and non-ferrous material industry, with some 14,400 employees worldwide.
SMS group S.p.A. is an Italian company wich can count more than 500 employees in three different location of Tarcento (Udine), San Donato Milanese (Milan) and Genoa, with its wide technical expertise, is specialized in the production of innovative and turn-key plants, such as hot and cold rolling mills for flat products, process lines, reheating furnaces and heat treatment lines, rolling mills for long products, meltshops and continuous casting machines.

Our Center of Excellence Implementatiom is looking for a

Commercial Manager (CMM)


As a Commercial Manager, you support Project cost controlling in our large-scale projects. This essentially includes:

  • Cost planning of our projects and the transfer of the order calculation into the respective cost budgets;
  • Preparation of the project WBS. Support Planning Dep. issuing the  PRJ schedule during the Start Up phase;
  • Prepare the customer invoicing plan;
  • Conduct project cash flow calculations;
  • Support Supply  Chain in order to issue the Procurement Plan;
  • Follow up of the progress of incoming costs during the procurement phase of the PRJ – analyses saving/losses on the Equipment BDGs;
  • Cost control of ongoing projects in cooperation with the internationally involved SMS companies;
  • Plausibility checks of the respective project resources together with the scheduler and the global budget responsible;
  • Monthly deviation analysis and revision of cost expectations for the entire duration of the project;
  • Ad-hoc evaluations for the project management team for further decision-making in the project;
  • Optimization of controlling instruments and development of meaningful KPIs;
  • Analysis to identify cost savings potential;
  • Implementation and further development of monthly reporting to the project management team and the steering committee;
  • Supporting the Project Management team with expenditure planning, liquidity planning, foreign currency planning, reporting on the annual financial statements and billing for the project.


You have completed a degree in economics with a focus on Controlling or a comparable qualification. What is also important to us is:

  • Several years of professional experience in Controlling in international plant engineering or in project business;
  • Experience in working in international teams;
  • Analytical thinking skills and a target- and result-oriented way of working;
  • Convincing communication and engaging demeanor;
  • Entrepreneurial thinking;
  • Fluent spoken and written English skills;
  • Good knowledge of common MS Office applications, as well as experience in dealing with SAP.

Location: Tarcento (IT)


We are looking forward to receiving your application by email to

SMS group S.p.A.

Veronica Fugazzaro