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Capital Project Manager


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


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The role of a Capital Project Manager is to coordinate all phases of a project, from business justification (FEL1) to start-up including preliminary design studies, selection of equipment or vendors, and development and implementation of recommendations.  The Capital Project Engineer is responsible for the budget, schedule, and performance of all assigned capital projects. They also collaborate to assure engagement and alignment from required project constituents and team members for all projects. The PL varies based upon experience. 


  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • General Experience – 5 plus years industrial work experience in project management.  Portfolio management capability of > $2 MM per year and/or > 10 active projects per year.
  • General Skill Requirements –
      • Proficient in the following areas;
          • Safety and LIFE program requirements for capital projects, Process and regulatory knowledge (Technology, Operating dynamics, Reliability, pulp and paper preferred),Cost Control, tracking and forecasting, Portfolio Management, Strategic Planning, PDP, Startup / Ramp up Planning, Engineering Management (REO,  Design Firms), Estimating Skills, Series 100, 200 + PM training, CIM, Corp. Policies, Unifier, SAP,   Contracting Strategies, Construction Management, Mentoring, Outage planning and execution (PPA's, IPOPER's, risk mgt, etc)Languages (with Skill Level) – Good command of English language.
  • 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.



Action Oriented; Timely Decision Making; Decision Quality; Organizing; Perseverance; Priority Setting; Problem Solving; Drive for Results; Time Management; Customer Focus; Integrity & Trust; Interpersonal; Savvy; Listening; Peer Relationships; Dealing with Ambiguity; Functional Technical Skills; Learning on the Fly; Self Development; Technical Learning


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.
Oglethorpe  GA  310688425


Oglethorpe, GA, US, 31068-8425

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Nov 25, 2022

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