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Baker Hughes Lead Project Manager in LONGMONT, Colorado

Role Summary:

The Lead Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing and motivating the cross-functional project team working on turbine controls.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Lead Project Manager, you will:

  • Achieve on-time, on-budget and on-quality level of performance while delivering end-to-end projects that provide exceptional execution performance

  • Act as a primary customer contact for the duration of each project from purchase order receipt through commissioning; resolving specification issues; handling correspondence; providing periodic updates; ensuring customer satisfaction; negotiating with for customer-requested changes (price and delivery); arranging witness tests; managing contract and terms; collecting accounts receivables and closing out projects

  • Manage and report all financial aspects of the project including budgets, costs, margin, invoicing, and receivable collection while promoting change orders and providing estimate-at-completion forecasts

  • Develop and maintain project schedule and critical control points through collaboration across all functions on major milestones and task completion dates

  • Direct and administer project-related activities using QMS procedures.

  • Facilitate project closeouts, pre-mortem discussions and Project Review meetings

  • Provide daily engagement. leadership and direction to other functions within the project team to ensure an alignment on project goals and deliverables for project success

  • Implement continuous improvement for processes impacting the organization by developing and suggesting enhancements while maintaining productivity and efficiency

  • Monitor project progress closely to update key stakeholders including identification and timely communication of project risks to management teams

  • Influence decision making and problem solving across cross-functional teams to develop an inclusive win-win solution for customer and the organization

  • Understand key manufacturing, supply chain and engineering processes with a strong background in turbine and generator control technologies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) from accredited college or university

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing multiple (>10) projects simultaneously

Eligibility requirements:

  • Travel up to 50% of the time for kick-off meetings, close out meetings and witness tests.

  • Work out of an office in Longmont, CO

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in controls and/or turbines

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in project management or customer-facing roles

  • SAP Enterprise Software experience

  • Excellent communicator, works well in a team environment, appreciates challenges

  • Flexible, continuous learner, willing to share knowledge and experience

  • Strong presentation skills, both oral and written

  • Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple projects effectively

  • Comfortable and effective working in new areas that require rapid problem solving

  • Experience working with global supply chain teams

  • Demonstrates initiative to explore alternate approaches to solving problems

  • Willingness to gain project management professional certification (PMP)


  • Longmont, CO

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Job: Project Management

Title: Lead Project Manager

Location: Colorado-LONGMONT

Requisition ID: 1932231