• Senior Project Manager

    Job Location US-NJ-Lopatcong
    # of Openings
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Manages projects assigned to Electronics and Premium Products and can be of varying size and complexity, with a wide range of team resources. This individual is responsible for managing a number of simultaneous projects that involve scope definition, funds approval, design, change management, Hazop, LOPA, component selection, purchasing, construction, training, start up and documentation. Projects may be a result of new products, new processes, upgrades, relocations or re-lifes. Internal capital projects typically involve our manufacturing sites in Alpha, NJ; Medford, OR; Raleigh, NC; Freeport, TX and Phoenix, AZ, but may involve Linde’s US and overseas customers in Electronics and Specialty Gases. Also assists plants with field support. Working supervisor position with day to day responsibility for mentoring/coaching/monitoring other project managers.



    Project Execution (new systems, upgrades, efficiency improvements, & service of existing customer installations):
    ►Manage all project activities through out their project lifecycles.
    ►Manage and direct multiple project teams in regards to all aspects of each project.
    ►Manage outsourcing of engineering discipline specialists, and project management of consultants, A&E firms and EPC contractors.
    ►Interface with stakeholders to develop project scope and execute change management process
    ►Define an execution strategy to enable a high degree of confidence in controlling project scope and budget.
    ►Communicate design requirements to the process engineering function and manage design decisions and tradeoffs.
    ►Translate process engineering design work package into a fabrication, construction, installation plan to deliver a safe and cost effective process.
    ►Determine project phases and execute to fulfill project scope while ensuring that industry standards, guidelines and regulations are met, and that corporate and department standards, procedures and policies are followed.
    ► Develop project I/Os in accordance with company accounting procedures. Track project budget throughout project and close in accordance with company accounting procedures.
    ► Develop customer and project specific documentation for the project; installation drawings, risk assessment/HAZOPs, LOPA, PSSR/commissioning procedures, customer presentations/progress reports, customer turnover manual, Lessons Learned/project close-out reports, etc.
    ►Manage the design of gas handling systems including development of Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, BOMs, and gas panel drawings.


    Operations Support:
    ► Provide engineering and project management support to Linde E&PP manufacturing plants (Alpha, NJ; Medford, OR; Raleigh, NC: Freeport, TX and Phoenix, AZ) for new capital projects, expansion and equipment modifications.
    ► Support RBU Electronics Sales at customer meetings as technical representative.
    ► Work with local Sales personnel, respond to customer operational issues. Lead troubleshooting activities, diagnose cause, develop and document (EMOC) corrective actions, lead implementation of solutions.
    ► Address corrective actions and maintain EMOC records for electronics customers and assigned projects.


    GAP/HPO and Productivity Goals:
    ► Identify potential GAP/HPO projects at E&SG plants which have the ability to create cost savings and/or increases in productivity and work with business performance manager to develop GAP/HPO project proposals for submittal to division management.
    ► Determine parameters and metrics to measure GAP/HPO savings, and apply information collection techniques to gather supporting data.
    ►Manage more complex GAP projects as a Design and Execution initiative.


    Additional Accountabilities:
    ► Responsible for and embracing of a culture of safety and accountability for all aspects of one’s Projects. ►Support safety goals and initiatives through the development and implementation of new standards & procedures for electronic customer sites.
    ► Foster a positive team environment
    ► Project management responsibility for projects ranging in value from $50,000 to $10MM. The cumulative value of assigned projects will range from of approx. $1.0MM 15.0MM per year.



    Bachelor Degree Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
    Masters Degree Business Degree (a plus)
    Masters Degree Engineering Discipline (a plus)


    Minimum 10 Years Prior experience in project engineering/management
    Minimum 10 Years Experience with industrial gases and cryogenics; purification, storage, vaporization, distribution systems and ancillary equipment. Equivalent experience in a related field/industry will be considered.


    Recognized industry wide for their technical competence and experience
    ▪ Extensive Project Management experience in gases or process chemical industries
    ▪ Experience in the Electronics or Semiconductor industries is highly desirable.
    ▪ Must be able to travel a minimum of 25%, domestically
    ▪ Effective written and verbal communication skills.
    ▪ Knowledge of NFPA 55 Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Liquids and all relevant CGA standards, National Electrical Code and OSHA PSM and EPA RMP.


    Experience with process equipment engineering; P&IDs, process piping, pressure vessels, instrumentation/controls, process safety reviews (HAZOP), and LOPA.

    ▪ Computer literate including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD
    ▪ Highly motivated and able to self-direct as well as motivate others




    Linde is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws.




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