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Capital Projects Team Lead

Company: WR Grace
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

We're hiring a Capital Project Manager/Team Lead for our Lake Charles (LC), LA site which is a leading manufacturer of Specialty Chemicals (SC) which is the world's largest producer of Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst for refineries. This role is responsible for managing the site Project Management (PM) Team including mentoring, allocation of resources to achieve individual project and business goals. You'll become site SME for the Grace Project Methodology (GPM) including controls, tools, standards, and operating procedures and advise the PM group as such, serve as site leader for the portfolio and budget. Additional responsibilities:

  • Coach/mentor team on various topics such as project scope definition, design, equipment procurement, construction management, Capital Authorization Requests (CAR's) workflow including financial justification and alternatives, Gate Reviews and required deliverables, environmental, health, safety and security reviews.
  • Prepare and track project portfolio budget including preparing forecasting and expenditure.
  • Ensure projects are designed and installed following engineering principles and in accordance with national codes, standards and Process Safety Management (PSM) procedures/standards.
  • Develop and maintain an efficient system for engineering document workflow, including management of the Process Safety Information (PSI), SAP & document control information, and project specific attention to spare parts, etc.
  • Participate in safety programs and initiatives, MOC, PHA, PSSR, as well as support efforts such as RCCA's.
  • Oversee and manage stakeholder needs ensuring appropriate balance of priorities; Assures project engage with appropriate stakeholders for regulatory compliance matters, including environmental and process safety, and a safe workplace for all employees and contractors.
  • Work with Project Controls and others to improve systems, workflows and tools for use across the PM function and company.
  • Manage use of outside contractors, engage in contractor steering activities with key service providers to foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Lead the development of new/improved LC engineering work practices for project execution.
  • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot project start up, operational and maintenance problems, and recommends solutions through redesign, replacement or improved operating and repair methods.

Required Skills

  • Proven ability to execute all phases of project management (preliminary engineering, authorization, detail design, construction, and commissioning/startup, and close out)
  • Ability to interface effectively across all reporting levels, while working in a matrixed and fast-paced team environment
  • Driving a culture of safety and teamwork

Required Experience

  • B.S. degree in Engineering, preferably Chemical or Mechanical
  • 10+ years' engineering project management experience overseeing projects of $5-50M
  • 5+ years' experience managing a team of project managers to include coaching and developing employees for advancement

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles

Keywords: WR Grace, Lake Charles , Capital Projects Team Lead, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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