Project Manager - New Unit Business

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation


Job Description: 














Job Title:                              NUB Project Manager


Employee Type:                   Full Time/Exempt


Reports To:                          Manager- NUB Project Management; EVP




MCO-I New Unit Business (NUB) is looking for an experienced Project Manager (PM) based out of Houston, TX to lead assigned MCO-I Manufacturing and Packaging project team involving the supply of Mitsubishi centrifugal compressors, steam turbines and auxiliary systems. The Project Manager is the counter-part to the MCO Japan Project Engineering Manager and is responsible in leading the assigned MCO-I NUB Project Teams for the timely and cost effective execution of NUB projects.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Foster an environment of team work, compliance and continual improvement.
  • Adhere to the Company's objectives, i.e. Safety, Quality, Environmental and Information Security
  • Ensure compliance with departments standard procedures.
  • Foster an environment of team work, compliance and continual improvement among customers, internal and external vendors, and internal project team members through face-to-face meetings, teleconferences, and routine communication.
  • Act as primary customer interface/contact for MCO-I scope of work and as required.
  • Assume ownership of overall project performance for MCO-I scope of work from project inception from NUB Sales through Execution of Equipment Order and support for Commissioning/Warranty.
  • Coordinate and lead project team involvement and participation at customer's project status meetings, kick-off meetings, lessons-learned meetings, and progress meetings.
  • Lead, manage and facilitate prompt communications with the customer and/or vendors to resolve technical and commercial issues involving MCO-I/MCO Japan project teams as required.
  • Convey project progress on a routine basis to Manager of NUB Project Management/MCO Japan PM and monitor/drive project-level planning actions to closure.
  • Coordinate and drive project execution through stakeholder management of Engineering, Quality Assurance, Procurement, Production, Shipping, Expediting, Finance, and Customer Service toward attainment of on-time delivery, contract compliance and targeted profitability.
  • Negotiate commercial contract modifications when required with support from Commercial Manager.
  • Work with NUB Cost Controls Manager to ensure timely invoicing at project milestones and assist when needed with resolving payment delays through customer outreach and engagement as needed.
  • Manage and communicate project revenues, cost, and margin forecasts as required.
  • Support MCO Japan team efforts on documentation submittals and disposition process towards securing required customer approvals during project execution.
  • Develop and maintain master project schedules in conjunction with Production Scheduling team for packaging scope at MCO-I and Auxiliaries scope with third party vendors.
  • Adhere to the Company's objectives, i.e. Safety, Quality, Environmental and Information Security.
  • Support efforts to develop processes and KPI’s as needed in MCO-I NUB Project Management function.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.




  • 10-15 year experience leading packaging projects involving turbomachinery and auxiliaries in the Energy/O&G industry.
  • Experience in managing a multi-disciplined project team: engineering, quality control, procurement, manufacturing, cost estimating, delivery/billing, and configuration management.
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree required. * Other degrees may be considered.
  • Must have experience and exposure to Project Management tools & analysis such as schedules, cost reports. Must have proficient experience & exposure to national and international Engineering codes and standards.
  • Must have experience with Continuous Improvement processes. Participation in Lessons Learned, Kaizen Events, Six Sigma Studies, LEAN Manufacturing and DMAIC Methods is preferred (Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt a plus).
  • Must have relevant experience with Petrochemical and Oil & Gas clients, products and rotating equipment industry standards.
  • Effective change management, problem solving, and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • General knowledge of manufacturing processes, techniques, practices.
  • Proficient in business and project management software (MS Office, MS Project Professional, MS SharePoint).
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 10 to 15% of time; international customers and MCO Japan team will require off-normal hour interface at times.


Preferred Skills

  • Project Team Leadership.
  • Good communications skills with a superior customer focus.
  • SAP ERP System Knowledge.
  • Certification in Project Management Institute (PMI) or equal Registration in APMG preferred.


Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit and work in front of a computer for majority of the day.
  • Minor lifting of files and/or boxes < 5 lbs.


Work environment

  • Office environment