• *Industrial Equipment Project Manager - Midwest (Illinois)

    Job Locations US-IL
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/28/2018 9:52 AM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


    This position functions on a regional basis and is responsible for managing and coordinating larger customer equipment projects.  The scope includes documenting project scope, design and build timetable, field installation and startup. This position is the primary liaison connecting Sales Teams, Equipment Engineering and the Equipment Service Techs.   This position supports both IWT and Pulp & Paper equipment projects.


    Success will be completing projects on time with significantly less time involvement by sales.  Meeting our customer’s expectations to help grow our business.  


    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Determine and document the scope of the project and what it includes.
    • Ensuring equipment and installation activity meets Solenis & customer safety standards.
    • Establish a clear project timeline between our Customer, Sales, Engineering, and Equipment Service Team.
    • Break the project down into task groups with who, what  and when they will be completed.
    • Track and communicate ongoing project performance on a Gant Chart and keep all team members updated, anticipate obstacles and ways to minimize them.
    • Help schedule installation manpower with the equipment service team.
    • Coordinate with outside contractors on installation work – may include developing scope & solicit bids.
    • Participate in customer discussions around project performance and challenges.
    • Work with Engineering Team to provide all parties with updates on equipment availability, build and delivery.
    • Assist sales in understanding scope gaps and resolving cost additions and schedule impact.


    • 4 year bachelor degree preferred
    • Previous project management training or experience desired
    • 60% travel required within North America
    • Customer focus
    • Written and oral communication skills withmultiple groups
    • Project Planning
    • Follow-up
    • Priority Setting
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Mechanical/electrical skills
    • Integrity and trust
    • Listening skill
    • Time management#LI-EN1


    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-EN1


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