Project Manager

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Cincinnati, OH
$130,000 - $138,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Oct 04, 2017
Job ID
Our client is a global chemical company, one of the largest in the world with over 110,000 employees.  Financially sound and will offer infinite career opportunities to professionals. Company offers excellent pay, benefits and full relocation to include home purchase

The Project Manager services the technical support needs for a linked regional site. This position is responsible for providing project management in assigned plant areas to assure proper design, procurement, and construction of capital and expense projects, usually <$15MM in accordance with regulatory and company standards.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering required with at least 7 years of professional experience in chemical manufacturing or a related industry environment.
  • 4 or more years of experience as a Project Manager or Project Engineer with demonstrated work experience in project execution.
  • Working knowledge of chemical process equipment:  rotating equipment, heat transfer, solids handling, storage tanks, and vessels.
  • Availability for 50% travel to support Regional Service Center projects.
  • Strong customer focus capabilities to closely interact with multiple organizational levels,
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative, personal motivation, and personal adaptability skills,
  • Must have generic competencies of analytical thinking, communication and interpersonal understanding, initiative, team working and team leadership, and quality orientation/attention to detail.
  • Understanding of best practices for project management work processes.
  • General computer skills.
  • User knowledge of SAP project functions.
  • Knowledge of the company Project Execution Roadmap is desirable.
  • A professional engineering license is desired.
  • Familiarity with company Technical standards, accounting practices, and procurement policies is a plus.
 Job Description:
  • To successfully support the site and ensure alignment with the best practices of corporate engineering, the candidate will be located, on average, at the main site 3 weeks a month and 1 week a month at the RSC Hub in Wyandotte MI.
  • Develop project scopes, generate and/or obtain cost estimates, and prepare appropriation funding requests. Ensure appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required, both before and after approval. Utilize applicable value-Based Engineering practices (VBE) to optimize project scope and costs.
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promote a safe working environment for project execution.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with assigned project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to startup and commissioning, and final documentation and closure.
  • Request and coordinate required process and discipline engineering and design resources, whether from the site, corporate groups, or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and to procure equipment, fabricated materials, and services.
  • Adhere to current corporate and plant requirements for equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences.
  • Maintain SAP project data entries, monitor project progress through scheduling and other tools, perform project status reporting, and control spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments.