Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
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.

Role Summary:

Responsible for execution of PLM (Product Life Cycle Management) including Digital Product Configuration Management (DCM) technology projects. Project manage the requirements establishment; solution design, development & deployment; and hyper-care phases of PLM / DCM projects in partnership with business & technology teams. Ensure adherence to Project Management best practice; and on time delivery of outcomes, within scope and budget and of desired quality.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Staff Technical Program Manager will work in partnership with Digital Technology teams & resources and with the business / functional teams to implement PLM / DCM solutions.

In the role of Staff Technical Project Manager, you will:
  • Define and manage the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and/or Digital Configuration Management (DCM) project deliverables, schedule & budget
  • Be involved in project prioritization and initiation
  • Deliver all phases of PLM / DCM implementation - requirements, design, build, QA, test, deploy, and hyper-care support
  • Ensure robust business requirements capture & formalisation; and mapping to solutions
  • Translate business needs into an effective plan & development roadmap
  • Work closely with the business / product company leads to develop the business case, metrics and change management plan to gain financial approval with specific focus on Productivity, Cost of Non-Quality, On-Time Delivery, and Margin improvement
  • Project Manage the development of the: Functional Specification Documents (including process architecture, functional / logical architecture and use cases); Technical Design Documents (solution specification & data model); Technical Architecture Document (system design and infrastructure); Test Cases & Scripts (including automation approach); Quality Assurance Documents; and solution configuration / development
  • Facilitate breakthrough yet sustainable levels of improvement / transformation in PLM / engineering processes to increase efficiency, process capability, reduce defects and attain world-class levels of quality in the data/information that is created
  • Facilitate creative solutions and ensure programme benefits / savings are realised and obtain finance certification
  • Interface with other DT / IT teams on technical and infrastructure development for support of the PLM / DCM systems and integrations to other systems
  • Provide input on defining the standards and defining project management practices followed by all project managers and project team within the program
  • Leverage deep technology, process and domain expertise to drive execution across multiple interdependent projects within a program
  • Define execution standards and processes to be followed by all project managers within the program or department
  • Contribute to the overall PLM & DCM strategy and manage complex interfaces across multiple business units and functional areas / departments within the business
  • Foster cross department / sub-tier product company process & technology consolidation
  • Conduct programme reviews for internal multidiscipline teams and suppliers
  • Monitor and communicate programme status, business issues and industry developments
  • Develop Management Plans (including task level project plans) as a means of communicating the programme to the management & team
  • Facilitate product backlog prioritization
  • Ensure the programme achieves it targets on budget, schedule, resource utilization and benefit accrual
  • Facilitate vendor engagement, selection (author RFI, RFP RFQ, support tendering) and manage the on-boarding of contrator resources in partnership with the programme operations leader
  • Work with 3rd party suppliers to achieve results
  • Manage stakeholder engagement including working with Legal, IP and Export Control functions, capable of influencing stakeholders up to senior executive level
  • Apply relevant project management methodologies and tools, including Agile (e.g., SCRUM) approaches, to ensure that the programme is delivered on time, within budget and to the desired standard excepted by the leadership team
  • Provide day-to-day leadership, guidance, coaching and mentorship to the team, and ensure that project runs smoothly removing any roadblocks that are encountered
  • Lead the development of Risk Register and implement the risk mitigation plan
  • Ensure that the post implementation activities resourced and executed
  • Lead and facilitate diverse cross-functional teams & ensure team cohesion through team building exercises

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), or Computer Science from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the delivery / transformation of IT solutions (incl. processes) such as PLM/PDM; CAD/CAM or ERP/MRP, in product engineering & manufacturing industries
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in PLM & DCM implementations (ideally Teamcenter) preferably involving integrations with ERP or other Enterprise Applications

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Travel XX% of the time, as required

Desired Characteristics:
  • Must possess expertise in effective project management principals, for example those promoted by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Formal PM qualifications (e.g. Prince, APM) beneficial, but relevant experience more important
  • Must be able to take responsibility for the deliverables, costs, schedule, and quality of overall programme and ensure quality project execution that is in accordance with company standards & procedures and PLM implementation guidelines
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship skills that inspire trust and confidence with stakeholders and colleagues
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; confident and diplomatic with an ability to create and foster working relationships at all levels of the business
  • Experience of working within the engineering function and hands on experience of using relevant tools/system such as PLM, ERP, MES, CAD, CAE (FEA / CFD) or CAM / CMM systems
  • Must have hands on experience of authoring functional or technical design specifications for PLM/DCM solutions
  • Experience of developing software applications for the engineering/manufacturing functions or configuring COTS PLM / DCM applications
  • Strong knowledge of PLM/DCM IT infrastructure requirements, standards, design and implementation
  • Knowledge or experience of PLM system operational support (L2, L3) and System Administration
  • Self-motivated with the ability to produce accurate work under pressure while continuing to meet deadlines
  • Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
  • Understanding of how to resolve staff and team issues
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal & written, briefs/reports/presentations), analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in cross functional team environment
  • Demonstrated work in Matrix Organizations
  • Team leadership (managing people) with demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results
  • Must possess strong proficiency in MS-Office tools
  • Good team player with excellent verbal & written communication, especially explaining complex concepts through presentations and other visual demonstrators
  • Executive level presentation skills

  • Houston, TX

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

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