Project Manager

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Position Overview/Summary:

Operates with a high level of expertise to plan, facilitate and coordinate the order execution process for engineering studies, revamp projects, and/or production of new equipment, to ensure that client orders are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and budget parameters. The value of projects managed by this function routinely exceeds $10 million annually.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred):


Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in engineering

5 years previous experience

Able and willing to travel up to 25%

Must possess a high level of problem solving skills

Must possess comprehensive knowledge of project management concepts, practices and procedures, and schedule management tools (i.e. MS Project or equivalent)

Knowledge of diversified products and processes

Well developed leadership skills

The ability to work independently with substantial latitude for action or decision

Proficient in application of computerized systems, including standard business applications (i.e. MS Word and Excel required, MS Access beneficial)

Must possess negotiation skills and commercial experience for management of contract scope changes directly with client

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Must possess influence skills to deal effectively with D-R matrix reporting structure


MBA degree

Professional project management certification (e.g. PMP by PMI)

Product design and/or application knowledge/experience with centrifugal and/or reciprocating compressors, gas and/or steam turbines

Commercial experience with sales proposals and contract terms and conditions

Experience dealing directly with end customers

Working knowledge of API standards

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

Manages the scope, schedule, and budget of assigned client orders for the supply of compressors, gas and steam turbines, and related control systems for, primarily, the oil and gas industry to ensure successful project execution from order entry through the warranty

Participates in the order capture process by providing master schedule input

Facilitates numerous meetings with clients and company personnel during the order execution process

This may require travel (up to 25%, typically) to client locations worldwide on an annual basis

Monitors and maintains the master project schedule, initiating and facilitating corrective action to maintain delivery and cost objectives

Acts as company focal point for all communications, questions and issues requiring action on assigned projects

Works with and monitors other company functions in a matrix reporting relationship to ensure compliance with all client and company requirements

Participates in project review and shipment meetings with company management

Elevates barriers to successful project execution as necessary

Dresser-Rand is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Dresser-Rand employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Dresser-Rand Recruiting team in Houston Texas will become the property of Dresser-Rand and no search fees will be paid



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New York

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