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Flowserve Corporation Project Manager (m/f/t) in Itzehoe, Germany

Company Overview:

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Role Summary:

Project Manager

The type of projects this position will work include New Product Development, Design to Value, Rationalization and/or Technology Development projects.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Perform end-to-end project management activities on R&D projects from initiation until project closeout, ensuring compliance of project execution with Flowserve polices.

  • Ensure the completeness of a business case justifying each project, and a project charter to define the scope of the project.

  • Ensure a high quality of requirements definitions, and that Phase Gate Reviews or Agile/Scrum sprints are conducted according to the standard expectations of the company policy.

  • Confirm that individual project spending meets the overall approved project budget. Identify, seek approval for, and coordinate 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 and manage the scope, schedule, resources, budget, deliverables, risks, issues, and project documentation.

  • Collaborate with functional managers for most efficient utilization of project personnel, which includes work allocation, training and problem resolution.

  • Provide strategic support to project teams as well as tactically handle the day-to-day project execution and related communications.

  • Develop detailed project schedules using scheduling software upon project approval.

  • Identify the project resources and reserve the respective resources for the project.

  • Identify the overloaded resources and work with respective functional managers for effective resource management and capacity planning.

  • Monitor project progress and keep the project schedule updated.

  • Ensure that assigned Flowserve R&D projects are proceeding according to timelines, meeting targets, and expectations, and are adhering to established operating parameters.

  • Negotiate changes in project resources as necessary to achieve objectives and timelines.

  • Present and advising leadership and/or business executives at the highest levels about the status and issues of assigned projects

  • Act as an advocate in promoting project management practices across the organization through effective project management, Virtual Centre of Excellence meetings, and supporting development of the Flowserve Project Management Handbook.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or in STEM field.

  • PMP Certification and/or Certified Scrum Master (cSM) highly desirable.

  • 5 years of total project management experience in the manufacturing, industrial or R&D environment.

  • At-least 3 years of phase gated or Agile/Scum product development process.

  • At-least 1 year of experience utilizing project management software in at least one of the following: Planview, Clarity, or Primavera.

  • Proficient in the use of MS Project.

  • Experience working with industrial pumps is highly desirable

  • Approximately 10% Domestic or International travel required within EMA region

Job Advertising Title: Project Manager (m/f/t)

Primary Posting Location: Itzehoe, Germany

Other Posting Location: Milano, Italy;

Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D

Employment Type: Full time

Auto req ID: 52250BR

Country: Germany

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