Program Manager
Dresser-Rand - Olean, NY

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Position Overview/Summary:
In order to maximize the effectiveness and speed of New Product Development programs, strong and focused program management is required. The position of Program Manager, Centrifugal Compressors Projects has been created to manage larger, cross-functional development programs that deliver significant value as part of the Annual Operating Plan. The role reports directly to the Director, R&D Program Management Office.

This position can be located in Worcester , Massachusetts or Albany, NY area.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred):
  • BS in Mechanical, Aerospace, Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in industrial, aerospace, heavy equipment, or turbomachinary industries.
  • MBA or course work in business administration, project management or product marketing preferred.
  • PMP - Project Management certification preferred.
  • Experience with lean, six-sigma methodologies, risk management, business case development, formal project planning, DFMA and advanced cost management methods such as Target Costing.
  • Proven experience leading new product development projects or the development of product architecture.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Goal oriented individuals with strong interpersonal skills encouraged to apply.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Lead Program Management in the area of new product/systems development for configure-to-order and engineer-to-order systems
  • Projects may include centrifugal compressors, steam turbines, environmental solutions, gas turbine packaging, turbo compressors, turbo expanders, reciprocating compressors, and environmental solutions
  • Perform project planning and execution through the use of resource loaded schedules within the Dresser-Rand Solution Development Process
  • Lead global project teams through the entire process, including product launch
  • Ensure project is delivered to defined scope while adapting to changing requirements utilizing a robust baseline/change management approach
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels in the organization
  • Experience and ability to effectively communicate plan and progress to top Executive Management.
  • Direct involvement with clients and Dresser-Rand Sales & Marketing
  • Implementation of project management best practices and process improvement activities
  • Effective use of problem solving skills and implementation of corrective action.
  • Excellent business management and developmental skills
  • Ability to improve team work cohesiveness and resolve conflict situations
  • Execute risk management with active risk reduction and opportunity realization


Dresser-Rand is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Dresser-Rand employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Dresser-Rand Recruiting team in Houston Texas will become the property of Dresser-Rand and no search fees will be paid

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