Flowserve Corporation Project Manager in Houston, Texas
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Flowserve’s Aftermarket Services and Solutions(AMSS) group develops solutions and technologies with focus on Interest ofThings (IoT), Digital Products, Repair & Upgrade Services, and PartsManufacturing and Delivery. The R&D Project Manager will take a lead rolein managing critical Product and Technology Development projects and CustomerPilot projects consistent with the strategy of the AMSS R&D ProjectManagement Organization.
The R&D Project Manager shall advise leadership and businessexecutives about the status and resource loading of assigned projects acrossthe company. The Project Manager will proactively plan, direct, controland ensure the successful outcome of M&T projects and pilots. They shallutilize the assigned project teams, standards, best practices, and toolsetsestablished within Flowserve’s AMSS Project Management Organization.
The Project Manager shall support the AMSS PMO organization incontinuous improvement and development of project management methods whileadhering to Flowserve policies.
In addition, the Project Manager shall assume a departmentalsupporting role for Supply Chain and Procurement activities for project-relatedprocurement needs within the AMSS
Nature and Scope:
Oversee and execute 5 to 10 projects at a time, as assigned by theManagement of the AMSS R&D PMO
Manage 5 to 10 matrix reports (per project)
Support R&D engineers to manage their projects and relatedsystems.
Support AMSS R&D PMO procurement activities.
Provide project leadership that encourages team enthusiasm and innovation.
Utilize/Communicate project management standards and best practices.
Ensure project compliance with Flowserve policies regarding execution of R&D projects, including, but not limited to:
Ensuring the completeness of a business case justifying each project, a project charter to define the scopeand ensuring a high quality of requirements definition.
Ensuring that Gate Reviews are conducted according to the standardized expectations for completion by projectphase.
Ensuring that individual project budgets reconcile with the overall approved budget and forecast R&D spend.
Identifying risks and opportunities within the project environment and using integrated change management to manage / control the outcomes to the benefit of the project and Flowserve.
Identify, seek approval for, and coordinate the assignment of internal and external Flowserve resources and expertise as appropriate to achieve project objectives.
For assigned projects, act through the project core team to define, manage and control; Project scope, Schedule, Budget, Resources, Deliverables/outputs, Risks/Issues/Opportunities, Changes, Project documentation & lessons
Provide strategic direction to project teams as well as tactically manage the day to day project execution and communications.
Collaborate with functional managers in the supervision of project personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
Ensure that assigned Flowserve R&D projects are proceeding according to timelines, meeting targets and expectations, and adhering to established operating parameters; negotiates changes in project resources as necessary to achieve objectives and timelines.
Advise leadership and/or business executives at the highest levels about the status and issues of assigned projects
Work within an enthusiastic team to further refine Flowserve project management philosophies, capabilities, processes and tools.
Perform at all times in accordance within the ethics and diversity policies of Flowserve.
Provide AMSS PMO Planview support for projects, pilots & portfolios.
Minimum 5 years of combined product development & project management experience supporting advanced technology development.
Bachelor's degree is required, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, or Control Systems Engineering, MBA or other advanced degree preferred
Supply chain/procurement experience utilizing SAP
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget
Excellent estimating, scheduling & budget management skills
Ability to independently identify and resolve project issues
Proven experience in influencing and leading
Proven experience in risk management, change management, and contract management preferred
Excellent presentation, oral and written English language communication skills, including meeting facilitation experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent team-building, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
Enthusiasm, positive energy; highly motivated
Proficient in project management software (Planview, Primavera, Clarity, or others)
Certifications: PMP or other equivalent certification highly recommended
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as necessary to perform project management duties (up to 25%)
Job Posting/Business Card Title: Project Manager
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required: 25%
Primary Posting Location: Houston, Texas US
Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D
Employment Type: Full time
Country: United States
Auto req ID: 49175BR
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