• *Pulp & Paper Equipment Project Manager - United States - Open

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/20/2019 11:52 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 North America basis and is responsible for managing and coordinating larger Onsite Chemical Generator Equipment Projects, including installation, startup, ongoing troubleshooting and support.  Knowledge of components on chemical feed equipment in the Pulp & Paper industry and ability to learn a proprietary generator quickly is essential.


    Responsibilities of this role include documenting project scope, design and build timetable, field installation and startup. This position is the primary liaison connecting Sales Teams, Equipment Engineering, Equipment Service Teams and Customers.   This position supports primarily Pulp & Paper chemical feed 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: 

    • Expert knowledge supporting chemical generators at customer sites
    • Deep knowledge of chem feed equipment and ability to troubleshoot and support in person or over the phone
    • Determine and document the scope of the project and what it includes through site visits and interaction with the sales teams and customer.
    • 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 engineering degree
    • Experience or education in the Pulp & Paper industry
    • Familiarity of chemical feed equipment and control typical of the paper industry
    • 50% travel required within North America
    • Pulp & Paper Customer focus
    • Written and oral communication skills with multiple groups
    • Project Planning and Follow-up
    • Troubleshooting
    • Priority Setting
    • Mechanical/electrical skills
    • Integrity and trust
    • Listening skill
    • Time management

    This position can be located anywhere in the United States



    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-JD1



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