Project Manager

Emerson - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)3.9

Requisition ID: (18004354)
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Job Function: Engineering
Job Posting Date: Apr 30, 2018, 4:58:22 PM

Summary of Role:
Project Leadership
Overall responsibility for projects from quotation to cash
Coordinate and own several large, highly complex Tier 3, and multi-national projects
Effectively lead a comprehensive project team covering: quotation, order entry, order engineering, supply chain, and plant project team. Provide input on project performance.
During quotation accountable for the lead-time and comments to the manufacturing specs
Responsible for coordinating between all subject matter experts involved in the project

Accountable for:
Project lead time and on time delivery for products and documentation
Customer change order management requests
Ensuring customer specifications are met or commented on
Margin uplift
Managing critical path and managing execution risk
Communication Internally and externally – effective management of all stakeholders

Primary Responsibilities:Planning and Execution:
Develop and own the Project Plan that includes schedules, milestones, procurement strategy, execution strategy, financial targets, resources, communications and considerations of risks.
Coordinate manufacturing sites by taking into account material costs, project site location and best cost country capabilities through effective planning scheduling and management.
Work with the Close Out Team to finalize completion of the project including the MRO handoff and documentation.
Managing critical path and managing execution risk
Managing cross-functional project teams
Responsible for the EDDI to ensure realistic lead times and standard document tiers are quoted
Relationship Management: Requirements internally and externally, giving clear direction and requirements.
Lead internal and external communication meetings to ensure alignment. Lead the customer post award meeting when the order is committed to Emerson. Lead the Internal Kick-Off meeting to resolve all open issues and provide clarity on the execution plan. Coordinate the inspection meetings
Ensure alignment with the customer on the Commitment Date and the customer PO Dates including milestone dates for drawing and procedure submittals, drawing and procedures approvals, equipment inspection notifications, and “Ready for Inspection” dates.
Interface and continuously communicate with the Customer, Contractor and LBP throughout the life of the project to provide updates, milestones, and progress.

Negotiation: influencing/ negotiation internally externally:
Negotiate the initial scope of the project, change order, progress payments, terms and condition and all additions or expectations to the project with the customer, local business partner/sales office, and industry sales representatives

Contract Management:
Understand Terms and Conditions of contract
Minimize exposure to penalties; familiarity with contract law and regulations
Work to ensure costs are managed and wherever possible, that still allows the project to meet customer requirements, action should be taken to avoid costs.
Financial Performance
Responsible for the improved financial performance of the project (margin uplift)
Effectively manage change orders for an improved financial performance of the project
Establish and manage financial targets and metrics for the project with the help of the Project Financial Analyst
Establish and manage financial targets and metrics for the project with the help of the Project Financial Analyst

Project Manager Qualifications:
BA or BS degree in Engineering, Business, or related field

Senior Project Manager - minimum 9 years project manager role within the industrial space
Project Manager – minimum 5 years project manager
Junior – minimum 2 years
Prince2, CAPM, APM, PMP or other equivalent project management, certification preferred
Strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills
Experience in successful management of multisite, multi-country projects
Self-starting and ability to motivate a team
Ability to comprehend technical details/technical literacy
Ability to remain calm under pressure, acknowledge mistakes, and possess emotional intelligence/diplomacy

Work Authorization
No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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