Senior Project Manager - Hydrogen Projects

Houston, Texas

Senior Project Manager - Hydrogen Projects

*The ideal candidate will have experience leading teams in construction & facility development projects in a similar industry.*

Position Summary

The Project Manager will lead development projects for the hydrogen team. Projects may vary from internal design/manufacturing to industrial scale plant deployments. The role resides in the engineering organization and requires close interaction with the sales, supply chain, quality, manufacturing and service teams to ensure designs meet cross functional requirements. This manager will maintain project schedules and regularly meet with team members to review project status, prioritize activities and plan future actions. This position plays a key role in managing engineering deliverables with both internal and external customers. The ideal candidate should exhibit both exceptional communication and project management skills along with a technical background. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to handle multiple project assignments and willing to learn and adapt within a fast-paced engineering organization.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead teams through the product development process including requirements development, technical design, vendor/subcontractor work, manufacturing/assembly, validation, and product release stages
  • Create and maintain multiple complex schedules; setting priorities for internal engineering as well as contracted resources
  • Advise Company management of the program statuses on a regular basis
  • Translate customer deliverables as appropriate to the engineering team
  • Coordinate the efforts of the engineering, sales and production departments to ensure programs are conducted in accordance with the requirements of sales orders and budgets
  • Independently anticipate potential schedule delays and initiate plans for alternative actions as needed; able to rearrange competing priorities to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Cross-functionally communicate between departments to ensure all parties involved are informed and up to date on project changes and delays
  • Coordinate prototype testing to qualify new designs
  • Hold cross functional design reviews throughout the development process
  • Work professionally and cooperatively in a cross-functional team environment with a focus upon maximizing system performance and customer satisfaction
  • Represent the company in a professional manner in all interactions
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a related field of study
  • PMP certification strongly preferred
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of project management experience in product development
  • Experience in any of the following is preferred and highly valued:
    • Hydrogen and/or fuel cells
    • Cryogenic Industry
    • High Pressure Systems (350 Bar and up)
    • Gas processing and/or dispensing equipment
    • Oil and Gas, CNG, LNG, etc.
  • Experience in a customer facing environment preferred
  • Ability to travel occasionally, up to 10% of the time
  • Computer and software systems skills as applicable to position including but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholders
  • Uncompromising dedication to quality
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
  • Ability to role model high standards of professionalism
  • Excellent follow-through
  • Must be driven and self-motivated

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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