Engineering Manager

The Linde Group Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago


The Engineering Manager's primary function is to manage all or part of the project's engineering scope. The Engineering Manager provides direction to and coordinates the engineering and design leads on an assigned project. The Engineering Manager also has overall responsibility for monitoring and measuring engineering progress, including status reporting and document control of engineering deliverables. Maintain and promote a focus on Linde's end product whether engineering, procurement, fabrication, or construction - or any combination thereof.


  • Overall safety, budget, schedule, quality and technical integrity of the project's engineering scope. May act as deputy to the Project Manager.

  • Ensuring the engineering design meets contractual obligations, is delivered on time, and is executed within budget.

  • Proactively managing risk and change - both for the engineering scope and other project areas impacted by the engineering effort, e.g., quantities, modularization, etc. Identifies problems and coordinates with the engineering team to correct.

  • Managing technical deliverables against schedule and phase gate review objectives

  • Capturing and monitoring quantities as reported by the engineering discipline leads via the Quantity Tracking Matrix (QTM); reporting and addressing quantity trends as required

  • Leading engineering discipline leads in development and control of detailed project schedule

  • Managing overall engineering manhour budget, monitoring budgeted vs actual engineering hours regularly and reviewing with engineering discipline leads and Department Managers as necessary to stay on target

  • Coordinating with engineering discipline leads and Department Managers to plan and schedule resources to ensure projects are adequately staffed to achieve schedule requirements

  • Managing and facilitating communication across the engineering disciplines to ensure contractual requirements are incorporated into the engineering design and deliverables

  • Providing feedback to Department Managers for engineering discipline leads' annual performance assessment

  • Leading weekly and/or daily huddle meetings with project engineering discipline leads

  • With support from the engineering discipline leads, coordinating and leading internal and external design reviews

  • Championing Linde's change management processes, managing deviations to engineering scope, budgets, schedule, and quantitiesand supporting engineering discipline leads as required in managing change

  • Participating in project validation meeting(s) at proposal handover, leading validation of engineering scope

  • Supporting Construction and Fabrication by coordinating and delegating requests for technical assistance

  • Participating in Gate Compliance Meetings

  • Ensuring effective communication among engineering disciplines.

  • Review work with client, management and project leads

  • Nurturing the Linde Spirit and drive for high performance inside and outside of the team

  • Learning and abiding by the Linde Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. Demonstrating honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions and decisions.


  • BS in engineering

  • Professional engineer registration preferred

  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience in the LNG, natural gas, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, or industrial gases industry

  • 5+ years in a project engineering manager or engineering discipline lead role

  • Knowledgeable of typical technical and commercial requirements associated with large ($100MM+) capital project investments in the LNG, natural gas, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, or industrial gases industry

  • Possesses a broad understanding of the major design engineering disciplines, i.e., Process, Civil/Structural, Mechanical Equipment, Piping, Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls

  • General understanding of continuous flow chemical/physical processes typical of hydrocarbon processing, hydrogen production, and/or air separation.

  • Effective leadership skills

  • Effective change management skills

  • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, Lotus Notes, and other Company and discipline specific software applications

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company

  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills

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