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  • Project Engineer

    Location US-IL-Sauget
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Afton Chemical Corporation develops and manufactures petroleum additives that help fuels burn cleaner and more efficiently, engines run smoother, and machines last longer.
    Candidate must work effectively in a manufacturing environment within a team. Creative problem solving and troubleshooting skills as well as excellent communication skills are required.

     

    This position will manage budget and schedule for small capital projects and work orders. Accountable for all engineering and construction activities for assigned projects.

    Responsibilities

    • Complete Capital Appropriation Requests to get projects approved.
    • Insures that Safety is the project’s number 1 priority and that the project safety plan is developed and communicated.
    • Works with site HSSE lead to obtain necessary permitting.
    • Manage and obtain estimates during the various phases of the project cycle.
    • Develop milestone engineering and construction schedules for the project.
    • Reports on project status via monthly written reports.
    • Reviews and approves requests for change orders for review and submits them to the Project Leadership Team.
    • Establishes the SAP Work Breakdown Structure for the project for effective project cost flow, management, and final asset settlement.
    • Issues and approves Requisitions for purchase of materials and labor services for all capital projects
    • Works with the Project Leadership Team to establish a project management of change procedure for the project and sees that it is strictly adhered to after project approval.
    • Works with Plant Operations and Maintenance to ensure projects deliver on all aspects of cost, schedule, safety, and quality.
    • Develops and maintains professional working relationships with Executive Management, Construction Management, Specialized Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Project Controls, Finance and Contract Administration, purchasing, and the business.
    • Closes out finished projects in a timely fashion.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

    4-7 years’ experience in an industrial/petrochemical plant a plus

    Good Communication skills- both oral and written are needed

    Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.

    Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.

    Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

    Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.

    Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

     

    COMPETENCY STATEMENT(S)

    Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

    Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures

    Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.

    Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

    Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

    Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.

    Self-Confident - The trait of being comfortable in making decisions for oneself.

    Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

    Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

    Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

    Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

    Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.

    Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

     

     

    Afton Chemical supports global operations through its corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and operates globally through local offices, research facilities and manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the world.

    We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K matching contributions, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.

     

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    M/F/D/V

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

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