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Capital Project Engineer

Date: Jul 17, 2017

Location: Bogalusa, LA, US, 70427-1060

Company: International Paper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

 

Purpose:

To manage the development and implementation of capital projects in support of facility and business unit objectives. This position will be responsible for managing a portfolio of facility level projects; minimum workload -  $2MM per year and/or ~10 active projects per year, maximum workload - ~$10MM per year and/or ~20 active projects per year.


Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities will vary based on experience level and capability to manage projects and could include the following:

 

  • Coordination of all phases of capital project from business justification to start-up including; business case development, evaluation and selection of technical alternatives, development of detailed cost estimates and execution plans, design engineering, construction management, commissioning and start up.
     
  • Independently manage many small projects or a single major project with the responsibility for managing budget, schedule, and technical performance.

 

  • Support the skills development of less experienced team members.

 

  • Assure engagement and alignment from required project constituents and team members for all projects, including outside resources such as engineering partners and contractors.

 

  • Overall management of the procurement process including bid analysis (commercial and technical), negotiation and awarding of work associated with the procurement of equipment and services, expediting, factory acceptance activities and resolving contract issues.
     
  • Managing major projects that are engineered by contracted engineering resources, including determining the appropriate engineering deliverables (design and documentation) for assigned projects and management of engineering contractor processes, procedures and workflow.

 

Knowledge and Experience

Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree

Self directed and driven, requiring minimum supervision.

Basic to advanced knowledge of and proficiency in the following areas: Capital project development and execution processes, safety, pulp & paper manufacturing processes, industrial regulatory requirements, reliability, project cost controls, portfolio management, strategic planning, startup/ramp up planning, engineering management, estimating skills, contracting strategies, construction management and outage planning and execution.

 

Basic to advanced leadership skills; negotiating, team development, influencing, command skills, managerial courage, planning and organizing, managing upward, results oriented, conflict resolution, etc.

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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