Apply now »

Sr. Capital Project Engineer


Senior Capital Project Engineer


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Position Title

Senior Capital Project Engineer


Pay Rate:

$108,000 - $144,000

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

2585 E 200 N

Cayuga, IN 47928


The Job You Will Perform:

The role of a Senior Project Manager is to coordinate all phases of project, from justification for project need to start-up. This includes preliminary design studies, selection of equipment or vendors, and development and implementation of recommendations.  The Project Manager is responsible for the budget, schedule, and performance of all assigned projects. The individual in this position will be expected to assure engagement and alignment from required project constituents and team members for assigned projects. 


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • BS Degree in Pulp & Paper, Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • General Experience – 3 to 10 years industrial work experience in project management and/or project engineering. Involvement in projects totaling > $5 MM per year and/or > 15 active projects per year.
  • Preferred candidate would be proficient in the following areas;
    • Safety program requirements for capital projects
    • Process and regulatory knowledge (e.g. Technology, operating dynamics, Reliability, pulp and paper preferred)
    • Project Cost Control, estimating, tracking and forecasting
    • Working with Contracted Design Firms
    • The use of SAP software
    • Construction Management, Outage planning and execution
    • Construction Experience –
      • Management of individual contractors on process industry capital projects.  Understanding of different project contract types (T&M, Lump sum, etc).  Understanding of construction completion, checkout, commissioning and QA/QC processes and procedures.
    • Design Experience –
      • Discipline specific knowledge of engineering requirements for project component selection and design.  Appropriate application and use of industry and company design standards and specifications.  Ability to read, interpret and edit engineering documentation across one or more disciplines.
    • Procurement Experience –
      • Understands bidding, analysis (commercial and technical), negotiation and awarding processes associated with the procurement of equipment and services.  Understands and can manage expediting and factory acceptance activities.  Able to resolve contract issues and deficiencies with support.
    • Engineering Management Experience –
      • Ability to manage assigned projects that are engineered by contracted engineering resources.  Understanding of engineering contractor processes, procedures and workflow.  Skilled at determining the appropriate engineering deliverables (design and documentation) for assigned projects.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Collaborative Environment


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.

Share this job:

Cayuga, IN, US, 47928-8153

Category:  Administration/Business Support
Date:  Jun 24, 2024

If you are not finding suitable opportunities, please click below to join our talent community!

Apply now »