Dow Chemical Project Engineer in Carrollton (KY), Kentucky

The Dow Chemical Company has an opportunity for a Project Engineering Manager located in Carrollton, KY. The Project Engineering Manager 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.

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, leads the project engineering work process discipline, demonstrates lead competencies of directing others, staffing, planning and controlling projects. Generally represents the most senior 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:

  • 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.

  • Required Qualifications: *

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required.

  • A minimum of 8 years of industry relevant experience

  • Experience leading teams

  • Excellent communication skills, organizational and work coordination skills, and interpersonal skills are also critical to role success

  • Change and risk management experience

  • Construction, Operations and/or Commissioning and start-up experience

  • Experience working in a role within GPM, or equivalent Project Management Methodology experience (project execution work processes and has detailed understanding of the deliverables for their discipline)

  • 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 on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or Qualifying Asylee/Refugee).

  • Preferred Qualifications: *

  • Project Management Certification

  • Six sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification

  • Experience working with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) suppliers and vendors

NOTE: Domestic relocation assistance is available for this opportunity.

  • About Dow:

  • Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com .



Dow Offers:

  • 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

Title:

Project Engineer

Location:

Kentucky-Carrollton (KY)

Requisition ID:

1704335