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USA - Houston, TX, US

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Controller

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. As an energy system integrator, we – Wärtsilians - understand, design, build and serve optimal power systems for future generations. Our solutions provide the needed flexibility to integrate renewables and secure power system reliability. We support our customers over the lifecycle of their installations with services that enable increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Did you know that Wärtsilä has 72 GW of installed power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world?

In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a Project Controller to join our Project Management Team working for a better future.  The preferred location is in Houston, Texas.  


In this position you will be:

•    Overseeing, forecasting and reporting the financial health of the project by analysing costs, net sales, revenue and risks on a monthly basis
•    Tracking and allocating all project expenditures and invoicing 
•    Managing project activities in project planning, monitoring, controlling and reporting according to contract / requirements together with external stakeholders and internal team members 
•    Developing and Managing Project (Country) specific approach for shipment value handling
•    Securing Internal Business Process Framework utilization in the projects 
•    Participating in customer / stakeholder negotiations when needed and maintain good customer / stakeholder relationships


As an ideal candidate you should have a bachelor's degree in an equivalent field and have a good understanding of the end to end process of project delivery, requirement and stakeholder management and communication.   Some travel will be required.  Skills in Microsoft Project and knowledge of project time scheduling is an advantage. 


Project delivery is handled by core project team including project manager, chief project engineers and Project Controller. Extended project teams and delivery organization and functions requires fluent communication, of which the project controller is an integral part. Success will be measured based on achieving project milestones, both internal and external, as well as maintaining high quality in project data maintenance and reporting. 


Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship. 

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online https://careers.wartsila.com/search/?q=. 

Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 

Last application date: 03/12/2020

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com

Nearest Major Market: Houston