Skills: Project Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn , Twitter , YouTube and Facebook .
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
The Global Project Manager leads the development and deployment of manufacturing projects for successful implementation. Project planning and execution are important and the position requires a close working relationship with global manufacturing centers, the Product Line and Operations to ensure success.
When required, the Global Project Manager will directly oversee scheduling, budgeting and implementation of projects. She/he may participate in proposal development, contract negotiation and may include assisting with plans, specifications and financial terms of the project.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare the Project Management objectives and schedules for all phases of development and implementation strategy.
Utilize Lean concepts to drive continuous improvement within manufacturing operations.
Ability to lead large projects which involve employees from multiple departments and contractors.
Provide ongoing updates to Leadership.
Develop and implement the workflows and operational frame for Project Management. This includes (but not limited to):
Methodologies applicable to single large or multiple product line integrated projects
Process for definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Systematic economical and operational risk management to minimize project risks
Management of change techniques to the project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate verification techniques
Measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Methodologies for resource (internal and third parties/vendors) availability and allocation
Process for capturing lessons learned and their effective adoption in a proactive continues improvement cycle.
Auditing of Projects to ensure master plans and schedules are followed, and directing others for successful project completion on time and on budget.
10+ years experience supporting at an executive level and across a busy, demanding, matrix, and ambiguous environment
Ability to prioritize work assignments
5 years experience working in a Manufacturing Leadership role
Experience with plant consolidations
Ability to maintain confidentiality; remain unobtrusive but present; demonstrate calmness and flexibility in a changing environment
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Knowledge of manufacturing finance
Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% in and around the Houston, TX area.
Excellent oral and written communication skills (including exceptional reading, writing and math skills; ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Proficient typing skills
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
Must reside in or near the Houston, TX area
Degree in Engineering or related field preferred
Experience with ERP systems.
Excellent computer skills
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.
At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology. The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.
Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more.
Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.