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Engineering Manager


Engineering Manager - LNG Operator - Houston, Texas

My client, a growing LNG operator, is looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to join them in their Houston offices. You will be a key individual and will oversee the functions of the companies multi billion dollar LNG project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the full cycle of the project from Pre-FEED to Execution stage.
  • Plan and direct engineering assignments of multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Use technical experience to learn products, champion new ideas and create vision on how to technically grow our product offerings.
  • From a business leadership position, must be able to make decisions that are in the best interest of the company and have the ability to make technical presentations to our customers to aid sales in selling current production, launching new products, and/or gathering technical ideas from our customers.
  • Analyze complex operational requirements, standards, customer specifications, and other documentation to establish scope in sufficient detail to establish guidelines and a starting point for the engineering design.
  • Participates in internal and external customer meetings and Design Review processes providing technical support and best practices guidance.
  • Plans and establishes engineering schedules and follows up performance against estimates. Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with Manufacturing to ensure designs for manufacture are completed on-time, on-budget, and meets the quality requirements.
  • Conduct lessons learned on completion of project to identify areas of improvement, arrange and provide training to increase the knowledge base and skills of Project Engineering.
  • Develop or identify tools, methods and processes to drive consistency and improve proficiency.
  • From a manager standpoint must be able to manage and mentor the team and resolve any performance issues.
  • Manages and directs the product support activities for the region. Works in conjunction with the other locations to insure consistent support is provided to our client base across all product lines.
  • Provides planning, direction, and coordination for all technical activities while achieving optimum use of workers, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Prepares department budget, forecasts operating costs of department, and directs preparation of budget requests.
  • Ensures compliance of company policies, procedures, and objectives regarding processes, initiatives, and projects.
  • Manager/supervising experience or lead role in project engineering.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 20 years of engineering experience with 10 years of management on billion dollar projects.
  • Extensive full cycle project experience up to execution stage is vital.
  • A strong mechanical or process engineering background within the Oil & Gas industry.
  • A minimum bachelors degree within an Engineering subject.
  • Valid US work permit.

Engineering Manager - LNG Operator - Houston, Texas

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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