Flowserve Corporation Capital Projects Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Company Overview

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description

The Global Project Manager for AMSS is responsible for leading all order fulfillment activities related to large seal and seal system projects which may involve multiple manufacturing facilities around the world and/or projects including multiple OEMs. These projects require consistent comprehensive oversight and coordination across multiple Flowserve seal and seal systems operations, while providing protection for the multiple OEMs’ intellectual property during the order execution phase. This Global Project Manager role will provide leadership on assigned projects as well as guidance to all Project Managers in the seal and seal system manufacturing teams while identifying, modifying, and/or creating best practices tools and procedures related to project management with a focus on alignment with the GPMEO (Global Project Management Execution Office) toolkit. This position reports to the AMSS Platform Director of Project Management.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Oversee and execute 3 to 5 projects at a time with a collective spend of approximately $3M to $10M USD

  • Coach and mentor other Project Managers. Work with Sales, Commercial Operations, and order fulfilment teams to ensure proper communications with customers.

  • Communicate team objectives to ensure buy-in and understanding. Proficiently compile, analyze and present project progress to all levels of management on both an ad hoc and routine basis in public forums. Effectively communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly.

  • Seek out stake holders and obtain their support for projects, then identify and negotiate necessary resources. During the project, motivate team members, and provide input to their direct manager regarding performance.

  • Understand both process-based and deliverables-based Work Breakdown Structures and their applications. Demonstrate ability to translate work breakdown structure into activity-based schedules, identify critical path, and track progress towards completing critical milestones. Understand, prepare for, and lead Gate Reviews. Utilize advanced tools and techniques for evaluating project progress while ensuring the project team follows established processes and procedures.

  • Identify project risk and develop risk register with accompanying mitigation and plans. Develop plans to capitalize on project opportunities.

  • Have an extensive understanding of customer contract terms & conditions and any implications to the risk profile of the project. Demonstrate capability in negotiation skills and techniques within Flowserve as well as sub-suppliers and customers. Ensure the project specifications and T&C are flowed down to suppliers and other Flowserve entities while supporting Supply Chain with management of critical supplier contracts.

  • Develop communication plans, communicate with Customer and work with all involved disciplines.

  • Plan and manage diversity in a variety of scenarios with sensitivity to the norms of diverse cultures and beliefs and demonstrate an ability to lead a diverse team. Encourage and expect employees to work together effectively across business units, countries, functions, etc.

  • Leverage unique backgrounds, fosters development of working relationships within the project and company

  • Accurately forecast project delivery date(s) cash flow, revenue, profitability, margins, and utilization

  • Understand and identify customer intellectual property when presented, and ensure protection of sensitive customer data (technical, commercial, or otherwise)

  • Understand Flowserve’s and clients’ ethical standards and set the example by demonstrating sound business ethics within the company.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering desired with BSME preferred

  • 7-10 years industry experience with 5+ years of project management and 3+ years in a Technical/Project Engineering role

  • Knowledge of fundamentals of Project Management with a high proficiency in project management tools, software and concepts. Demonstrated ability to improve process and best practices

  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget

  • Excellent estimating, scheduling, and budgeting skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal – including meeting and workshop facilitation experience

  • Experience in a leading and instructional working style which has encouraged team oriented process, values communication, participation and involvement of others with exposure to mentorship of employees and management training

  • Highly organized with proven leadership skills and the ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction

  • Moderate travel may be required


PMP, Prince 2 or equivalent is preferred

Job Posting Category Other

Employment Type Full time

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required 15%

Remote Worker Yes

Other Posting Location

Relocation Eligible No

Country United States of America

Req ID 35482BR