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Junior Project Manager



KOCH ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS (KES) is a growing family of companies that serves customers with innovative, engineered-to-order solutions. Our future is in the development of transformational connected product platforms that integrate equipment, data analytics, closed-loop controls and services. Our equipment, technology and services business is supplying components for applications in various markets with a focus on the refining and petrochemical Industry. 

The range of products includes burners, flares, thermal oxidizers, boiler burners, and vapor recovery systems for John Zink Hamworthy Combustion entity, packing, demister, trays, tower internals for our Koch-Glitsch entity and heat exchanger for our Koch Heat Transfer entity. 

The open position will be located in our Koch Glitsch headquarters for European operations in Aprilia, Italy. 

Our Technical department  team is looking for a new team player to increase its’ capability and better serve our KES customers. Being part of our dynamic engineering team, your primary focus will be to serve as the primary contact for our customers, by coordinating internally the involved resources assigned to the project establishing clear objectives, scope, deliverable, roles and effectively communicating progress. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Effectively align and achieve customer expectations (including scope, schedule, quality, communication, documentation, project requirements, service, etc.).
  • Proactively managing of the job through monitoring of costs, maximizing profitability and value creation challenging internal work for cost reduction opportunities.
  • Assess purchase order requirements, and ensure proposed solutions meet or exceed the contract specifications and Koch-Glitsch best practices
  • Support other internal teams to help provide timely and cooperative customer support throughout the project lifecycle (including installation, commissioning, start-up and warranty).

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Master’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience as a Project Engineer with the ability to manage and prioritize deliverables of concurrent projects
  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude with good economic and decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook, Microsoft Project)
  • Fluent English

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Added value an experience  in oil&gas business
  • Second language (German, Russian, Chinese, French, Spanish) is a plus 


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