Senior Operations Project Manager


Senior Operations Project Manager

Houston TX



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Senior Operations Project Manager

Position Overview:

The Operations Project Manager plays a pivotal role in ensuring timely and budget-conscious delivery of top-tier products. Responsible for orchestrating Manufacturing, Engineering, Project Management, and Purchasing activities, this role ensures the availability and accuracy of essential information during the manufacturing process. Key responsibilities include shop-floor scheduling, work order management, production resource oversight, and driving operational process enhancements. Collaboration with external vendors and subcontractors is a crucial aspect of the role.


Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with Match – Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute Production/Project Plans to meet delivery schedules.
  • Review and validate drawings, specifications, BOMs, and work orders for manufacturing accuracy.
  • Contribute to labor forecast planning and manufacturing strategy development.
  • Maintain a balanced shop workload and monitor progress against schedules.
  • Collaborate with the project team, including Project Managers and Engineers.
  • Coordinate activities among various departments, including Manufacturing, Engineering, Project Management, Purchasing, Quality, Logistics, and Production Planning.
  • Expedite in-house processes to meet schedule deliverables.
  • Requisition project materials as necessary.
  • Document and coordinate TAS rework occurrences, reporting root causes and impacts.
  • Facilitate revision control processes and participate in project team meetings.
  • Assist in developing and implementing department policies and procedures.
  • Provide direction to department members on behalf of the Director, Operations.
  • Work closely with other Operations Project Managers to manage project schedules and resolve bottlenecks.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Familiarity with project performance metrics (EVA, CPI, SPI).
  • Commitment to excellence and fostering a positive environment.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision requirements.
  • Effective communication with superiors, peers, and external parties.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook; knowledge of Primavera/MS Project is a plus.


Education & Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program.
  • Military leadership or technical work experience may be considered in lieu of an engineering degree.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is advantageous.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of experience in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or Operations Management.
  • Familiarity with Fabrication, Welding & Assembly processes.
  • Experience in developing and monitoring Labor Budgets, ETC/EAC for projects.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems.
  • Experience in building and working with bills of material in an MRP system.
  • High proficiency in Blueprint reading and P&ID interpretation.
  • Experience with Lean, ISO 9001, or other QMS processes.

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