Dow Chemical Senior Project Engineer in Deer Park, Texas
The Dow Chemical Companyhas an opportunity for aSeniorProject Engineerlocated in the Houston Hub Technical Expertise Support Engineering Department. The Project Engineer is responsible for leading the project engineering work disciplines as well as able to direct others related to staffing, planning and controlling projects. This role aligns to the Operations function inDeer Park, Bayport, La Porte and Texas Citysites.
Project Engineering is the key role in overall planning and organization of the project execution and leads the engineering team through the design phase of the project.
The Project Engineer coordinates the engineering activities throughout the life of the project.
They drive front end loading to ensure there is clear scope definition before engaging detailed design.
Project Engineering enables adequate project control systems to allow schedule and cost forecasting as well as robust change control.
They coordinate the technical contract package development and deployment for execution of the project and will direct and administer activities with the successful construction contractors and interact with outside Engineering firms when work is outsourced.
At this experience level Project Engineers doing improvement projects for site executed work at Dow’s regional engineering centers, or Project Engineer for small large projects or assistant Project
Engineer for one of Dow’s global engineering centers. Core responsibilities of the Project Engineer include:
Drive project execution and coach team on application of the Global Project Methodology (GPM) work process.
Provide overall planning and organization during the design and construction.
Develop staffing plans.
Coordinate all design engineering, procurement, and construction activities.
Lead the project execution planning including contracting strategy development.
Analyze project risks and develop mitigation plans.
Initiate, monitor, and update the project schedule, estimates, monitor project cost and manage change to established scope and baselines.
Identify and take corrective action (with appropriate approval) to ensure the project goals for cycle-time, cost, and quality are met.
Deliver as-built and operations/maintenance documentation to the facility.
Note: Relocation benefits may be available.
Required Qualifications: *
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a discipline in Engineering is required.
A minimum of 6 years of Manufacturing and Engineering or related industry experience is required.
Experience leading teams is required.
Excellent communication skills, organizational and work coordination skills, and interpersonal skills are also critical to role success.
Change management experience.
Has experience in managing the deliverables needed to prepare project estimates and schedules.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
Has worked in role within Global Project Methodology (GPM), or equivalent, project execution work processes and has broad understanding of the deliverables for the various disciplines.
Six sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification is preferred.
10 years or more of Manufacturing and Engineering or related industry experience is preferred
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at: www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company.
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings.
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment.
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world.
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others.
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.
Senior Project Engineer