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Project Manager (1903947) - Wyandotte, MI
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to service the technical support needs for a linked regional site. You will be responsible for providing project management in assigned plant areas to assure proper design, procurement, and construction of capital and expense projects, usually <$10M, per regulatory and BASF standards.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your administrative, personal motivation & adaptability, analytical thinking, initiative, team working & leadership skills. Your strong customer focus capabilities to closely interact with multiple organizational levels and quality orientation/attention to detail will be keys to your success in this role.
Travel for this role is estimated to be 50% of the time to support the business.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and your engineering experience in a chemical / petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment (preferably in a Project Engineering role), you will develop project scopes, generate and/or obtain cost estimates, and prepare appropriation funding requests. Additionally, you will ensure appropriate project safety reviews are completed as required, both before and after approval and utilize applicable Value-Based Engineering practices (VBE) to optimize project scope and costs.
Your unwavering commitment to compliance will be evident as you ensure compliance with all environmental, safety, and health requirements, and promote a safe working environment for project execution.
Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will serve you well as you establish and maintain partnerships with assigned project manufacturing representatives to execute projects from initial scoping and funding, through detailed engineering and procurement, to startup and commissioning, and final documentation and closure.
Demonstrating your work experience in project execution and understanding of best practices for project management work processes, you will request and coordinate required process and discipline engineering and design resources, whether from the site or corporate groups or outside engineering vendors, to prepare engineering design deliverables and procure equipment, fabricated materials, and services.
Your working knowledge of chemical process equipment including but not limited to rotating equipment, heat transfer, solids handling, storage tanks and vessels will be essential as you adhere to current corporate and plant requirements for equipment/materials specifications and vendor preferences.
Using your general computer skills (knowledge of SAP project functions preferred), you will maintain SAP project data entries, monitor project progress through scheduling and other tools, perform project status reporting, and control spending through appropriate tracking, forecasting, and adjustments.
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Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN/ES-Regional Service Center-60000533
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.