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Hargrove and Associates, Inc. Sr. Project Manager in Elwood, Illinois

Education: Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Civil Engineering from an accredited university is preferred.

Certification: Professional Engineering and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) registration is preferred but not requred.

Experience: This position requires 10+ or more years of relevant experience in engineering and project management.

The primary responsibility of this role is to run projects utilizing the capital project process for project definition through to project construction for an onsite facility in Millsdale, IL. Generally responsible for supervision and technical direction over a team of engineers and designers engaged in the total delivery of services on time, within performance budget and quality expectations. Work at this level requires extensive progressive experience in project management and involves the utilization of project controls for cost, schedule and quality of projects. This work will be performed under minimal supervision.

Experience in the Specialty Chemicals industry is preferred. SAP experience is recommended.

Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

+ + Manage all aspects of capital projects ensuring all information is included, as well as contractor quotes, drawings, presentations, financial evaluations, and other relevant documents.

  • Build, maintain and track accurate project schedules and budgets; prepare expenditure summaries and other reports as required.

  • Coordinate with Process Engineers path forward on project and contracting strategy.

  • Define project scope based on opportunity and objective of project owners.

  • Determine most efficient way of overall project execution including all bidding activities.

  • Manage contractors during detailed design phase, ensuring all proper procedures adhered to and documentation is complete for IFA and IFC phases.

  • Run/coordinate IFA reviews with all relevant input.

  • Able to track field progress during installation of projects.

  • Assure compliance and timely project approval.

  • Build and develop trust and business relationships vital to the success of capital project submission, review, and timely approval. Maintaining communication with project owners.

  • Drive project approvals.

  • Provide data to assist in preparation of the site capital projects annual budget and capital projects multi-year budget.

  • Manage and drive timely project closures and ensure proper asset capitalization in accordance with onsite client guidelines.

  • Create executive reports to communicate key information including budget, project approval summary, and capital project projections to stakeholders.

  • Create recommendations to identify successful and unsuccessful capital project and procedure elements for continuous improvement and value creation for client.

  • Provide support with internal and external resources for definition and application of best technology for capital project process innovation and system unification for the facility.

  • Responsible for overall project safety

  • Ability to perform multiple assignments/projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge and application of company engineering standards and project controls tools.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in complex project management.

  • Ability to lead a team to deliver on commitments.

  • A comprehensive understanding of the function of all engineering disciplines, procurement, and construction processes.

  • Ability to manage relationships in complex situations.

  • Ability to relate easily to others in the business community such as customers, suppliers, contractors, government, professional and trade associations.

  • Ability to handle stress with poise.

  • Understanding of existing and potential customer needs and preferences.

  • Ability to delegate authority appropriately.

  • Ability to clearly communicate expectations and requirements to team members and to structure accountability.

  • Ability to set priorities.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability with team orientation.

  • Coaching and mentoring skills and experience.

  • Excellent listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and computer skills as well as a team player with the ability to make sound decisions and drive project excellence.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

ID: 2020-3156

External Company Name: Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Street: 22500 Stepan Road