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Automation Controls System Project Manager

Automation Controls System Project Manager

Job Description

Job Description

Emerson Process Management is a leading supplier of process management products and solutions, including control valves, regulators, transmitters, analyzers, and automation and safety systems.  Its Process Systems and Solutions business makes automation, safety, and operations management systems – built on the proven PlantWeb digital plant architecture – to help plants run more safely, reliably and efficiently.

To operate safely and reliably, process manufacturers around the world rely on automation systems, safety systems, manufacturing operations systems and expertise from Emerson's Process Systems and Solutions (PSS) division.  As part of PSS, the Gulf Coast Engineering Center (GCEC) provides system independent, specialized technical and management services for the implementation of process control system projects in the refining, chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas production, food and beverage, and power industries.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package to include medical, prescription drug, and dental plans; 401k with company match; company paid life, AD&D, and travel insurance; short-term and long-term disability plans; matching gift program; and holiday and vacation plans.

Emerson's Gulf Coast Engineering Center is looking for a Project Manager for control system projects in the oil and gas, refining, and petro-chemical industries for our Houston, TX location.  Relocation is not available.  Approximately less than 25% travel is expected.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and management of client projects – includes reporting and accountability of schedule, budget, project performance and quality.

  • Oversees and participates in project planning, estimating, scheduling, staffing, procurement and execution of project scope of work

  • Maintains and manages client relationship and expectation

  • Manages the project MOC process

  • Communicates and coordinates 3rd party interface with vendors or construction contractors on commercial as well as technical related project requirements

  • Manages several cross-functional matrix projects through the full project life cycle process

  • Assists in the development and implementation of account and project strategies

  • Provides industry analysis to support project proposal pursuits

  • Supports Business Development sales efforts

  • Leads effort in preparation and development of project proposals and strategy

  • Participates in proposal review meetings, client site visits and estimating efforts as required in the development of the proposal

Job Requirements



  • Bachelors degree and 13+ years of experience as a project engineer/project manager with control system projects or 20+ years of experience as a project engineer/project manager with control system projects

  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision and be able to provide management oversight

  • Supervision and coordination of engineers, designers, technicians, and 3rd party suppliers and contractors

  • Must have control system automation and field instrument experience and be familiar with the various hardware/ software products and services employed for process control system projects

  • Must have reasonable knowledge of Oil and Gas, Refining, and Petro-Chemical Industry processes

  • Must be able to maintain multi-table databases in Access

Other Requirements, Strongly preferred

  • PMP preferred

Work Authorization

The company will only employ those work are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position. Individuals with temporary visas as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future are not eligible for hire.


Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

About Process Systems and Solutions

Emerson’s Process System’s and Solutions business provides automation technology and consulting services to allow process manufacturers to make the most of their operations while reducing costs and minimizing safety and environmental risks. Today, our control systems run more than 10,000 plants in 135 countries around the world. Our customers rely on us to solve their toughest challenges, and it’s a commitment we take very seriously.

We’re seeking high-impact people, true innovators at the core, whose ideas can change the world. If you’re looking for a company that recognizes and rewards your abilities, provides global opportunities to advance your career, and fosters an environment to learn and develop, Emerson may be for you. Consider joining our team of more than 7,000 Process Systems and Solutions employees across the globe.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Process Systems and Solutions’ policy to recruit, hire, train and promote people in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or age and any other factor prohibited by law. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

APPLY NOW! (You will be redirected from the Emerson careers site into the PSS applicant tracking system and required to create a username and password)

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID EPM-00006376
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Automation Controls System Project Manager

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