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Project Manager

Company: Flowserve Corporation
Location: Bartlett
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

The Project Manager ensures that Flowserve meets our commitments on complex aftermarket orders related to repairs, upgrades, hydraulic rerates, and maintenance of rotating pumps and equipment for our customers in industries such as oil, chemical, pharmaceutical, municipal water/wastewater, and power. These complex projects involve technical challenges, substantial risk, and multiple service centers, and they may cross state and international boundaries. The position reports to the AMSS Manager of Project Management, North America and located in West Chicago, IL, facility.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Leads kickoff meetings and phase gate meetings to coalesce strategies into actions. Identifies stakeholders and analyzes their expectations.
  • Proficient at contract review documentation and make sure it reflects what has been negotiated and ensure successful execution throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Assists the project team to develop the scope of supply, to translate work breakdown structure into an activity-based schedule and to identify the critical path. Helps the team to prepare key project management documents.
  • Communicates project specifications, terms and conditions to key suppliers.
  • Leads project review meetings and collaborates with all disciplines during the project, including engineering, operations, and sales, to ensure that Flowserve delivers on-time, on budget, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Maintain a positive customer experience while tracking progress towards budget objectives. Monitors our on-time invoice submissions and cash collections.
  • Develops communication plans. Gathers and integrates reports, data, and information to communicate regular, accurate status and forecasts to all stakeholders, including customers. Presents project progress to management on a routine basis.
  • Identifies and manages risks, and ensures that contingency plans are established for all key milestones, and triggered if necessary. Ensures that contract changes are documented, approved, and integrated into the project plans.
  • Captures lessons-learned as they occur, then documents and shares them with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to effective, standardized project management. Motivates, coaches and influences team members to learn and use project management tools and to follow best practices. Engages personnel at Flowserve’s service centers to actively participate in project teams and to assist project management efforts.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering preferred. An equivalent of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 5 years of industrial experience in rotating or fixed equipment and/or equipment packages will be required. Candidates with experience in pumps or rotating equipment will be preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in project management is required.
  • Deep understanding of project management concepts, with a high proficiency in project management tools and software.
  • Deep understanding of the Root Cause Analysis, warranty process and natural drive towards quality .
  • Strong understanding of how documents, materials, parts flow through the manufacturing environment.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to drive a project management culture throughout the region.
  • A process-oriented mindset, and a demonstrated ability to analyze processes and to provide suggestions for improvement.
  • A personal style that is achievement-oriented and collaborative, with the ability to coach others and discuss problems in a way that gets results, promotes teamwork, and builds relationships
  • Demonstrated success in forming, leading, and sustaining cross-functional teams and meetings.
  • Firmly demonstrated mental and physical organizational skills to break down and sort work into tasks; to identify and order priorities; to establish, communicate, and execute schedules; and to maintain data and files that are current and retrievable
  • A professional demeanor with clear and positive verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer savvy, and a skilled user of Microsoft Office programs with knowledge of Microsoft Projects.
  • 20% Overnight travel may be occasionally required.

Preferred Experience / Skills: PMP certification preferred.

Primary Posting Location: West Chicago, Illinois US

Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D

Job Advertising Title: Project Manager

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 51811BR

Flowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers Click here to learn more.

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Keywords: Flowserve Corporation, Bartlett , Project Manager, Other , Bartlett, Illinois

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