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Flowserve Corporation Order Engineering Project Manager in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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 Order Engineering Project Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of engineering improvement projects, customer product testing projects and develop project management best practices inside the Order Engineering team.

The Project Manager will be assigned a mix of individual projects and be part of an assigned project team that utilizes the PMI best practices along with toolsets established within Flowserve to complete the corresponding projects. The position shall support the continuous improvement efforts of management in identifying, evaluating, and developing project management methods and procedures that are efficient, effective, and meet good business practice, while maintaining compliance with Flowserve policies regarding the execution and oversight of projects.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • 2+ years’ experience in program/project management (preferably in technical field)

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but open to a combination of experience/associates degree + PMP

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management

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

  • Excellent estimating, scheduling & budgeting skills

  • Ability to independently identify and resolve project issues

  • Proven experience in influencing and leading,

  • Proven experience in risk management and change management

  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills, including meeting and workshop facilitation experience

  • Excellent team building, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and show a high sense of urgency

  • Proficient in project management software (MS Project, Planview, Primavera, Clarity, or others)

Preferences:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent

  • Greenbelt, Blackbelt or Lean training experience preferred

  • Rotating equipment experience

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Oversee and execute 2 to 8 projects at a time as assigned by the Order Engineering Manager

  • Manage, update, and report project related metrics on a monthly Basis

  • Provide project leadership that encourages team enthusiasm and innovation

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

  • Collaborates 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

  • Ensures that assigned Flowserve 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

  • Work within an enthusiastic team to further refine our project management philosophies, capabilities, processes, and tools. Applies/Communicates project management standards and best practices.

  • Ensures compliance of project execution with Flowserve policies regarding execution of projects.

  • For assigned projects, acts through the project core team to define and manage the project management fundamentals and basics around Project scope, Schedule, Resources, Budget, Deliverables/outputs.

  • Risk Management (develop plan to identify, analyze and manage project risk)

  • Actively promote the sites safety program and ensure all safety policies are followed on projects.

  • Perform all required trainings on time, which include safety trainings, import/export compliance, and ISO quest training.

Job Advertising Title: Order Engineering Project Manager

Primary Posting Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan US

Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 52266BR

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