Civil Engineer / Capital Project Manager

Company Name:
Dow Corning
Civil Engineer / Capital Project Manager
Job ID #:5085 Company:Dow Corning Corporation
Functional Area:Engineering Country:United States
Employment Type:Full-Time Regular Location:US - Kentucky - Carrollton
Position Type:Professional Shift:
Experience Required:7 - 10 Years Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Primary Language:English Relocation Provided:Not Applicable
Secondary Language: Travel Percentage:
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We are innovative leaders, unleashing the power of silicon to benefit everyone, everywhere.
From our pioneering role in the development and commercialization of silicones, Dow Corning has grown to become a global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation.
Today, we develop performance-enhancing materials and solutions for virtually every industry in the world - from the green industries of solar and wind to electronics, personal care, textiles, construction, and automotive - and improve the daily lives of billions of people worldwide.
We''re proud of what we make, and the safe, environmentally responsible way we make it.
Do what you love. Love what you do ... at Dow Corning.
From day one, you will be a valued member of our team, working with people from every country, culture and walk of life in a friendly, welcoming, and empowering environment. You supply the ambition and innovation. We''ll supply the opportunity.
Our Total Compensation programs recognize and reward you for the skills and value you contribute to the success of our company. We''ve made it our mission to create a culture that helps you maintain a healthy, well-balanced work-life style.
At Dow Corning, your future isn''t predetermined by us ... it''s invented by you!
Position Description/Requirements
Position Description:
Dow Corning's Carrollton, KY chemical manufacturing facility seeks a Civil Engineer/Capital Project Manager to be responsible for coordination of capital projects at this facility as well as projects at our Alabama Silicon Metal and Elizabethtown Chemical Manufacturing plants. As Capital Project Manager/Civil Engineer at Dow Corning you be part of our Global Capital Engineering (GCE) Team that provides engineering guidance and approval of civil engineering construction work packages. This role will be responsible for facilities in the Southern United States but will based at our Carrollton, Kentucky facility where the majority of the projects will occur. As a Civil Engineer/Capital Project Engineer you will develop and manage project timeliness, resources and cost estimates for multiple capital projects in a matrix organization.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Civil Engineer/Capital Project Manager you will gather requirements and inputs from multiple sources, define business objectives and translate objectives into discrete projects.
This position is directly responsible for definition of major capital projects, leading a team of technical specialists and third party firms in development of the Process Design Package, detailed engineering, procurement, and construction activities. This role will build consensus and obtain buy in to handle multiple projects in a fast pace environment. You will provide overall coordination of Carrollton site infrastructure expense planning and execution as well as represent GCE south as civil representative on various civil/related Engineering Expertise Teams (EETs). Additionally, this role will provide senior management with accurate cost reporting through all project phases, including budgeting, forecasting, contingency utilization and change control.
Required Education and Experience:
The selected candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and a Professional Engineering license (transferable to state of KY).
A minimum of 7 years of civil engineering, or capital project management experience in chemical/petrochemical/pharmaceutical manufacturing operations is required.
The ability to manage cross functional teams executing large complex projects on time and at budget is required.
Must have strong working knowledge in Structural Civil Engineering, and applications and use of Design software such as (Microstation, Plant 4D, Bentley Structural, SAP, Microsoft Project, Autocad, RAM Elements) .
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Must have intimate knowledge of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction work flows in the chemical/petrochemical/industrial business area.
- Capable of planning organizing and running multiple small projects up to $50M.
- Must have excellent knowledge of all areas of engineering execution, discipline interface, how information flows between disciplines and how to tailor them to the project.
- Ability to relate well at all levels of an organization, building the appropriate rapport, as well as constructive and effective relationships.
- Excellent knowledge of materials management process across all accounts and all phases of the project life cycle and of construction execution and interfaces with engineering and procurement.
- Maintain full awareness of project statuses, assigned resources, issues and budget implications.
- Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices
- Intimate knowledge of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction work flows in the chemical/petrochemical/industrial business area.
- Possess excellent communication, presentation, problem solving and decision making skills with taskforce, EPC firms and with Dow Corning Management.
- Ability to travel throughout the Americas Southern Region
Additional Information
We offer a competitive compensation based on skill and experience as well as a flexible benefits package.
Education must be from an accredited institution or global university equivalent.
Dow Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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