Subcontractor Project Manager - Job Overview


The Subcontractor Project Manager is responsible for critical interface between subcontract manufacturing partners, operations, business development team and customers. PM will assist in the qualification, selection and management of subcontract manufacturing partners. PM will be responsible for assisting business development team with cost estimating, verifying all customer specifications, and meeting project due dates. PM will work closely with Subcontractors from initial quotation process, to kick-off meeting, through final shipment, while providing key information to customers and business development team. .


  • Assist in selection, qualification and management of subcontract fabrication partners
  • Frequently visit a subcontractor facilities to review progress of project and quality of work
  • Create and maintain subcontractor fabrication schedules, capacity forecasts, progress and quality reports
  • Plan, organize, and act as the Company Representative pertaining to project documentation, project schedule reports, and QC /NDE records
  • Liaison between business development team/customers, subcontractor and engineering during drawing approval process
  • Conduct regular team meetings to review progress, troubleshoot issues, communicate changes or urgent needs, and status updates
  • Verify receipt of subcontractor materials and corresponding MTRs per customer approval drawing
  • Perform QC inspections of all products and ensure all QC/NDE requirements are met prior to shipping
  • Facilitate and be present for all customer QC inspector visits to subcontractors
  • Communicate with accounting to verify progress billing and completion milestones have been met
  • Ensure job data books are assembled and delivered as required
  • Perform field meetings and inspections as required

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors, or relevant technical degree/experience in engineering, operations management, quality control, purchasing, materials management, business, inventory control, or similar area would be a plus but not required. A minimum of seven years management experience with production/product management, quality control, purchasing, and inventory management is required. Important attributes are attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs a must. Other important experience includes:

  • Background with fabricated/engineered products – understanding of design, tooling, and production
  • Experience in the Energy industry would be desired
  • Knowledge of quality management systems such as ISO 9001
  • Understanding of health and safety best practices
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement programs would be helpful
  • Background with production planning systems and ERP
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills

Language & Math Skills

This position will require strong language and math skills. Roles will include reading and interpreting technical data and summarizing for our management team and technical presentations internally and to outside groups.

About TransTech Energy

TransTech designs, builds, installs and services storage and handling systems for natural gas liquids (NGL) and fabricates custom ASME storage and process vessels and equipment for upstream, midstream, and downstream energy applications.

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