Project Manager at ABB (Houston, TX)

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Project Manager
Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

In this role, you will oversee projects within the Process Automation Energy Industries (PAEN) in Houston, Texas, providing clear guidelines, tasks and milestones, while motivating and providing feedback.ABB is seeking a Project Manager to manage projects and provide superior customer service including communication, coordination, delivery and issue resolution. Ideal candidates must possess understanding of electrical equipment and control systems. The candidate must be articulate with strong communication skills and must enjoy spending time with people to understand their specific issues and desires in order to identify innovative solutions for established and new customers.In addition, Project Manager is responsible for managing very complex and strategic projects and be the primary interface with the client focused on ensuring contractual obligations are met on time and on budget, while achieving customer satisfaction.
This position reports to

Sr Project Manager
Your responsibilities

  • Review customer specifications and examine new contracts to ensure thorough understanding and adherence to the desired contract terms and conditions
  • The Project Manager is responsible for the financial outcome of all projects
  • Communicate delays or improvements to scheduled plans promptly to the customer or other stake holders
  • Drive requests and unresolved issues to the designated source for expedient resolution
  • Create and execute project work plans, revising as needed, to meet changing client needs and requirements
  • Work with sales/proposals organization to identify risks and mitigation plans
  • Single point of contact for all technical, commercial and quality aspects on assigned project
  • Identify, manage and control project risks to minimize our exposure while meeting client needs
  • Effectively communicate and negotiate change orders for margin enhancement
  • Accountable for revenue recognition, timely and accurate invoicing and eliminating disputes/past dues
  • Manage project profitability, revenue and margins
  • Effectively facilitate project status reviews with clients and internal project team
  • Report progress on projects to all project stakeholders, internal and external
  • Ensures a clear understanding of the project contractual requirements by the project team
  • Ensure HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) standard is fulfilled during project execution
Your background

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering and minimum 5 years of experience managing automation/controls projects for external customers
  • At least 5 years of experience in Oil, Gas or Specialty Chemicals industry, Power or Water industry.
  • Proficient English Speaker with Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven Project Management skills
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to effectively manage a matrix team / organization
  • Strong skills in developing customer relationships
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail and sense of urgency in dealing with tasks
  • PMP or other project management certification
  • Knowledgeable in dealing with EPCs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools, PowerPoint / Excel / Projects
  • Understanding of SAP (ERP system) and Planisware scheduling software would be beneficial
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us

ABB Energy Industries is enabling safe, smart and sustainable projects and operations for businesses across the oil, gas, chemicals, life sciences, power generation and water sectors. Driving integrated solutions that automate, digitalize and electrify industry we connect our people and technology to help our customers adapt and succeed. With over 50 years domain expertise, we continue to innovate and reshape traditional approaches across the energy sector with our technologies designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce risk, reduce energy consumption and waste. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected] Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid
More Information on ABB
ABB operates in the Analytics industry. ABB was founded in 2022. It has 94141 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 116 open jobs at ABB, click here.
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