Front End Development Manager - ( Olefins Logistics ) Major Project

Motiva Enterprises   •  

Houston, TX

15+ years

Posted 278 days ago

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The Front-End Development Manager (FEDM) is responsible for the Olefins – Logistics Team and accountable to lead the development and delivery of the Pre-DG3 phase of the project in accordance with the technical specifications, HSSE requirements within schedule and budget with a well-defined, competitive, and credible concept, aligned with agreed premises and within the approved risk framework for large capital projects.


The FEDM Leads the Olefins LOGISTICS Development (FED) team.

  • Manage Olefins LOGISTICS Project Interfaces and Project Complexity
  • Lead Project team to develop Project Feasibility (Assess) and Scope development (Select).
    • Identify, Frame and Evaluate Alternatives
    • Technical integration and Leadership across all disciplines
    • Accountable for the Technical Success of the project
    • Deliver on the Value Proposition


  • Progress the Olefins LOGISTICS project process technical team through MCDS Motiva Capital Delivery Standard (MCDS) from DG-2 to DG3 and/or FID.
  • Responsible for the quality of the technical governance of the project, including milestone forecasting, and obtaining technical approval for investment proposals.
  • Responsible for the Olefins LOGISTICS project cost, schedule, progress management reporting dashboards.
  • Oversee the delivery of team of project engineers and EPC  contractors.
  • Responsible for defining, delivering, sign-off of the project technical assurance plans.
  • Primary focal point for technical development discussions, work program and budget (WP&B) approvals, IP approvals.
  • Provide input into any commercial negotiations such as joint operating agreements and/or sales agreements.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in engineering prefer chemical or mechanical disipline.
  • 15+ years of professional experience in the chemical and/or refining industry
  • 5+ years experience in manager/supervisor role

Preferred Experience

  • 2+ years of experience with Olefins (Polypropylene/Polypropylene)