• Senior Project Manager

    Job Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Project Management
    ID
    2018-8272
  • Overview

    Senior Project Manager

    Are you ready to take the lead?

    The Linde Group, is one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. We operate in more than 100 countries across the globe and generated revenue of $20.13B in 2018. But what makes us great is our people, because they make great things happen. Guided by integrity, Linde employees take pride in what they do, because they know it makes a real difference to our customers. They are empowered to turn a challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow. This is how they take the lead, every day.

    At The Linde Group we identify ourselves with our products – either working for the technical or medical gases business. Being a company with a long tradition in the gases business, we not only care about our customers and high quality products, but most importantly about our employees. While working with us, expect a safe workplace, high safety standards and a true commitment from our managers to safety.

     

    Purpose of the position

    Manage projects assigned to the RBU: ECOVAR/onsites – Greenfield, relocations, re-use of used assets, relifes.  Plant projects valued up to $5,000,000 consisting of major equipment replacements, plant capacity upgrades, change in product split, plant reliability and efficiency upgrades.  Assist plants with field support.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage all project activities throughout project cycle, typically responsible for managing more complex projects.
    • Manage the outsource of engineering discipline specialist for their projects.
    • Provide business with capital estimates with the appropriate level of accuracy for proposed projects especially on the upfront stages where GOM estimates are required to determine go/no go decisions in the project feasibility phase
    • Interface with BD/ECOVAR/Prod Mgmt/Ops stakeholders to determine project scope
    • Develop an effective Project Definition & Execution Strategy (PDES) that enables a high degree of confidence in the project scope schedule and budget
    • Qualify vendors, negotiate vendor pricing and bidding in conjunction with Procurement
    • Execute the project safely and on budget, tracking costs to provide timely updates on spend relative to budget, managing vendors and contractors and tracking schedule to complete on time.
    • Provide a quality project while minimizing change orders.
    • Interface with local permitting agencies
    • Organize required internal activities such as safety reviews, Hazops, MOCs and punch lists.
    • Ensure that all internal standards and procedures are followed as well as relevant codes and applicable regulations.
    • Maintain effective communication of progress and issues with formal monthly reports on material variances to scope, schedule or budget or substantial usage of contingency especially prior to the construction phase.
    • Deliver complete documentation at project conclusion
    • Act as technical resource to plants to develop problem solutions or needed improvements
    • Delivery of a safe quality project on schedule and within budget
    • Effective communications with all Linde affected departments
    • Agreement by plant management that objectives are met, all documentation delivered, and all punch list items resolved/agreed.
    • Complete paper and electronic documentation
    • Absence of issues with contractors

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    •  Knowledge of engineering rules-of-thumb, scaling factors, equipment lead times.

    • Knowledge of codes and regulations as they pertain to industrial gas projects, i.e. ASME particularly B31.3, NEC, building codes, permitting experience.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and coordinate effectively with plant personnel.
    • Expert at field phases – managing field construction, check out, commissioning and performance testing and punch list closure.
    • Ability to manage professional and construction contractors

     

    Required education:

    Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

     

    Required qualifications:

    Minimum 5 Years in Project Management

    Minimum 5 Years Industry Experience preferably in the Chemical Process Industry

     Other qualifications:

    • Degree in chemical or mechanical engineering. PE license a plus or applicable industrial experience.
    • 5+ years experience in project management or engineering, preferably in the industrial gases industry with demonstrated ability to develop a complicated technical scope, schedule and budget and consistently deliver to it.

     

     

    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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