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Albemarle Corporation

Sr. Director, Project Engineering

Albemarle Corporation - Houston, TX

Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we. When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it. Job Description Candidate must be highly motivated to manage and execute projects globally from concept through start-up with a cross functional team.  Projects could be at any of Albemarle global location with potential to expand into other regions around the world.  The position is accountable for achieving safety, operability, schedule, and cost goals on assigned projects. Develop project plans, manage issues and risks, drive issue resolution, direct resources to accomplish project tasks, and maintain control over projects.  Track key milestones and adjust project plans, budget requests and/or resources to meet the needs of stakeholders Manage both internal and external resources to ensure project success Able to manage multiple projects concurrently Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendor resources and vendor management Communicate status of projects, including project risks, to stakeholders Work with cross functional team to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholders. Maintain quality and timeliness of safety activities and deliverables throughout the project delivery process. Coordinate resource requirements with other ongoing project work and insure all stakeholder expectations are aligned. Lead project team generation and review of technical documents. Create or approve purchasing requisitions, bid tabulations, and single source justifications. Identify and manage scope changes through the project change order system. Ensure compliance with company procedures and project documentation requirements. Lead construction planning and management activities. Maintain timely and accurate reporting including weekly and monthly reports. Essential Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience in the chemical/petro-chemical industry with at least 7 years of project management experience, international experience a plus A leader in safety on assigned projects including setting expectations and being visible in the field. Ability to align project objectives and justifications with various stakeholder groups Knowledge of contracting and contracting strategies Experience leveraging outside services in completion of engineering, procurement, and construction services to complete projects both as a whole or in pieces Ability to judge the quality of engineering and construction documents Ability to supervise multi-disciplined Teams Ability to drive collaboration across multiple sites and geographies Thorough knowledge of project controls and cost forecasting Ability to prepare and analyze critical path schedules Thorough understanding of engineering and construction productivity measurement Basic estimating skills and knowledge of engineering and construction cost structure Ability to drive project definition and secure team alignment Understanding of gated and non-gated project delivery processes Basic understanding of constructability reviews and other value improving practices Keen focus on project change management Basic knowledge of construction labor planning Working knowledge of engineering design tools – 3D CAD, Caesar II, etc. Basic knowledge of OSHA/NFPA Plant layout requirements. Basic knowledge of materials management, procurement, receiving, warehousing, etc. Basic knowledge of engineering document control Working knowledge of project industry best practices Experience with SAP Project Module and other basic SAP transactions a plus Knowledge of construction safety requirements and measurement Working knowledge of Microsoft Products such as Access, Excel, Word, and Microsoft Project Familiarity with commercially available plant design products such as Autodesk’s AutoCAD, Integraph PDS, Bentley Microstation, etc. Spanish language both verbal and written strongly preferred Excellent people skills - Customer focused Up to 75% travel required Responsibilities: Experience: Education: Certification: Skills: Language: Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.

8 days 3 hours ago

Albemarle Corporation


Sr. Director, Project Engineering Albemarle Corporation - Houston, TX, United States


Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
At Albemarle, our 4,000+ employees around the globe put their ideas and innovations to work every day for communities and customers around the globe. We focus on creating solutions that meet society's needs in over 100 countries. We are a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of complex chemicals and services that make life better for people everywhere. Whether it's Polymer Solutions, Catalysts or Fine Chemistry, we leverage our knowle