Project Manager

Job Requisition: 6805

Project Manager – Direct Hire

Skokie, IL

Job Requisition:  6805

Description for Project Manager: Responsible for managing multiple basic engineering packages (BEPs) and projects/contracts of broad scope and significant financial value. Project manager will have direct responsibility for customer communications and full responsibility for management of internal engineering activities with minimal supervision/guidance in coordination with the engineering management team. This position requires significant and detailed understanding of project financials analyses, resource allocation, change order management, and scheduling. Occasionally, this position requires traveling to client and vendor facilities as required for meetings, reviews, and client support. The PM is responsible for managing cost, project scope, and schedule. In addition to the project management responsibilities, the PM is expected to be available to mentor and assist with the training of junior level PMs and process engineers.

Responsibilities for Project Manager: 

  • Manage projects from conception to completion with a keen focus on exceeding client expectations
  • Identify and align with client goals, objectives, and expectations
  • Professionally manage client communication and problem resolution
  • Direct internal project resources, coordinate meetings, and produce project reports
  • Ensure project documentation and deliverables meet client specifications
  • Manage project budgets, schedules, and cost expenditures to ensure contract requirements are met
  • Accurately forecast project duration and resource requirements
  • Manage and review change order impacts on project budget and schedule
  • Initiate and manage subcontracted projects for engineering, fabrication of piping, structural steel and vessels, and other services such as painting, insulation and E&I work
  • Ensure fabricated equipment met client specifications and regulatory requirements
  • Travel to client facilities for meetings, project reviews, and equipment inspections. Up to 25% of global travel is required. Some travel is for extended periods to support projects


Requirements for Project Manager:

  • 5-7 years of project management experience
  • Proven experience managing multimillion-dollar construction or manufacturing projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, possessing a high degree of professionalism and customer service
  • Demonstrated leadership, negotiation, and relationship building skills
  • Proven experience in managing and evaluating equipment suppliers, engineering firms, and subcontractors to ensure project schedule, budget, and quality requirements are met
  • Experience with quality control protocols throughout project execution
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative, work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to apply engineering fundamentals and industry best practices to solve problems
  • Proactively support continuous improvement processes by developing and recommending changes
  • Prioritize, organize, and effectively manage project team's work
  • Assist business development, engineering, and other teams with technical recommendations
  • Provide leadership to the project execution team

Education: BS in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or comparable engineering discipline  

**Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.




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