178267 - Engineering Project Manager
NJ-New Jersey
$59.45 to $78.04 DOE
3 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineering Project Manager for an opening in Plainsboro, NJ.

Responsible for providing project engineering and management services in the development and execution of capital projects from $250 KCHF of up to $2MM CHF. Support projects originating within any one of our regional facilities in the Americas (NA/LATAM)
" Directly manage the internal lead disciplines, purchasing, construction and OEF's project manager in all phases of the capital project.
" Responsible for the development of capital project estimates, preparation, and submission of project summaries for approval.
" Responsible for conducting all relevant project reviews with participation of key project team members; design, operability & maintainability, process hazards analysis, constructability.
" Participate in preparation of Pre-Conceptual, Basic & Detailed Engineering design packages of capital projects.
" With the assistance of technical purchasing, qualify outside engineering firms, develop RFP's, evaluate bid proposals and recommend selection of engineering & construction firms.
" Perform the basic engineering studies including appropriate safety and quality reviews in order to prepare the project's investment files within +/- 10% accuracy prior to approval.
" Prepare comprehensive project procedure manual including master & detailed schedules showing key milestones and critical path.
" Manage the overall project capital goods purchasing effort, specifically the issuing of purchase orders to selected equipment and instrumentation vendors through technical purchasing.
" Monitor, control and report on performance against project quality, budget and schedule original plan.
" Approve equipment vendors, OEF, and construction contractors invoices for payment.
" Evaluate and render recommendations on change order requests initiated by engineering, fabrication and construction contractors.
" Prepare and obtain management approvals for all basis of design change requests.
" Arrange for FAT inspections of appropriate purchased equipment and instruments prior to delivery.
" Facilitate the Pre-Startup Safety Review and ensure necessary action items are completed in a timely manner.
" Perform project commissioning phase and IQ/OQ stages of the project.
" Prepare closeout reports and financially close the project in collaboration with Finance.
" Issue monthly project status reports following Global Engineering Guidelines.
" Maintain current knowledge of the latest approaches and techniques for effective project management. Participate in creating/reviewing engineering standards.

" Approximately 5 years of experience with demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in executing engineering capital projects, preferably in a chemical, and/or ingredients manufacturing environment
" Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing practices
" Computer literate in Microsoft Office and Excel, and CMMS systems.
" Must be proficient with MS Office Suite software and MS Project software.
" Knowledge in AutoCAD and/or MS Visio is a plus
Ability to read, interpret and understand technical procedures, PFDs, P&ID's and technical procedures.
Ability to read and understand governmental regulations and company policy and procedures.
Ability to understand and write business correspondence, utilize project management related documents and procedures.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, co-workers, customers, vendors and the general workforce.
Knowledge of other languages is a plus (Spanish, Portuguese, French, etc.)
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Project Management Methodology training preferred

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to
" Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach, push, pull, twist with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, for extend periods of time and on regular basis, or crawl; talk, hear and smell.
" Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
" Must be able to travel as required by project scope, via automobile, train, plane.
" Ability to be on call as necessary and provide technical assistance as required by project scope, including evenings, holidays and weekends, via telephonic or on-site work.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
" The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
" Physical work environment requires occasional work outdoors during inclement weather, in and around production equipment and occasionally at high levels.

Accredited BS degree in Engineering


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Rochelle Anderson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.