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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Bridgestone Corporation
Location: Sulphur
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Project Engineering position focuses on designing, communicating, and implementing an operational plan for completing an engineering-based project. A Senior Professional position applies advanced knowledge of a job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex.Firestone Polymers, LLC is headquartered in Akron, Ohio and manufactures polymers and synthetic rubber in our world-class ISO 9001:2000/14001 registered plants located in Lake Charles, Louisiana and Orange, Texas. Firestone has a unique anionic polymerization technology allows production of high purity, high molecular weight polybutadiene and a wide range of block, random, and vinyl modified styrene-butadiene copolymers. These products are sold around the world for use in tires, impact modification of plastics and hot melt adhesives. Firestone Polymers, LLC is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the largest tire and rubber company in the world.


Leads projects or processes of diverse scope, while working independently with limited supervision

Coaches and reviews the work of lower level professionals

Supports continuous improvement/automation activities

Prepares project plans, project controls and specifications, schedules, cost estimates, production, transportation, installation, testing and/or commissioning of new project deliverables

Monitors progress and performance against the project plan; takes action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays

Identifies, develops, and gathers the resources necessary to complete the project

May include preparing engineering standards, designs and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors

Supports relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders

Supports continuous improvement/automation activities

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

o Minimum of 5-8 years of related experience with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related engineering field.

o Must have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to use MS Word and Excel software to write reports and monitor project progress.

o Comfortable with fast-paced work environment. Quick learner.

o Excellent problem-solving skills and documentation/procedural skills.

o Safety and detail focused.

Preferred Qualifications:

o Experience in petrochemical and/or refinery work environment.

o Experience managing Capital Projects of ----- - $100k.

o Familiarity with an ERP system such as SAP or IFS.

o Familiarity with scheduling software such as Primavera (P6) or Microsoft Project.

o PMP Certification.

Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience

Keywords: Bridgestone Corporation, Lake Charles , Senior Project Engineer, Other , Sulphur, Louisiana

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