Engineering Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/19/17
8 - 10 years experience
Manufacturing / Printing & Paper
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/19/17

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensures capital projects are executed safely and installed equipment is safe and meets company polices.
  • Maintains capital organization with adequate resources to execute facility capital plan.
  • Manages performance, training and development of mill capital engineers and construction coordinators.
  • Ensures implementation of Capital Global Manufacturing System Element
  • Establishes standard processes to plan, prioritize, develop and implement capital projects.  Follows the company project delivery process.
  • Ensures mill meets all deadlines associated with business capital planning schedules.
  • Ensures company financial policy requirements are followed for the approval of capital expenditures.
  • Establishes and maintains 5-year facility capital plan through collaboration with mill leaders.
  • Establishes and adjusts capital spending plan to meet mill needs and corporate funding levels. 
  • Maintains facility spending plan in the Unifier Portfolio Manager.
  • Ensures project budgets are established and tracked to avoid over-runs.
  • Ensures project scopes, schedules and budgets are managed to meet project objectives.
  • Shares responsibility with EHS Manager to develop regulatory projects
  • Shares responsibility with Manufacturing Excellence Manager to develop cost reduction and strategic projects.
  • Shares responsibility with Mill Reliability Leader and ReliabilityEngineering Managers to develop maintenance projects.
  • Stays current on company requirements and processes for capital planning, development and implementation.
  • Ensures standard processes are documented, communicated and practiced to improve the safety, reliability, quality of capital projects.
  • Shares responsibility with Global Sourcing for developing capital project purchasing strategies.
  • Manages relationships with contractengineering companies to leverage required resources.
  • Develops and maintains productive relationships with company technology SME resources, regional capital manager and business capital manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience with 5 years required as a project manager in heavy manufacturing industry. Preferably pulp and paper.
  • Previous leadership experiencepreferred.
  • Project management experience with budgets greater than or equal to $5 million.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Willing to work overtime on shutdowns or to meet objectives. 



  • Broad Paper Mill Equipment knowledge
  • Pulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry experience
  • Construction sequence and management
  • Project Estimating
  • Front End Loading Process
  • Proficient with Value improving practices
  • Capital project planning and execution
  • Prioritization: Determine the proper sequence of work by focusing on the most important and urgent
  • Computer Software Proficiency: MS Office
  • Professional Engineering registration not required, but is desirable.


Physical Demands/ Working Environment:

  • Must be able to wear all requiredsafety equipment.
  • Individual must be able to wear allrequiredsafety equipment.
    • Noise levels in excess of 90 dB.
    • Heat in excess of 100°F occasionally.
    • Required to walk, stand, and climb stairs for durations at a time.


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