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Sr. Project Manager

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

The Project Manager will provide leadership and management relative to capital projects in the development of project scope, cost justification, management of multi-disciplinary project teams utilizing internal and external resources, project schedule, execution and cost containment.  It is classified as a Safety Critical role.

Key activities include:

  • Organize and lead project teams to develop scope, justification, cost and schedule on assigned engineering projects that meet desired manufacturing goals for a complex chemical operation
  • Ensure all capital projects are executed according to site safety and environmental procedures and project team members are held to the highest standard of safety performance in the development and execution of assigned projects
  • Manage and control project spending and execution to meet approved funding and schedule requirements  
  • Provide accurate and timely cost forecasting data for department forecast and budgeting  
  • Communicate project status including cost and schedule to plant and corporate management
  • Recognize potential issues that may affect project execution and identify solutions
  • Manage the development and assembly of project approval forms and all required supporting documentation
  • Interface with external vendors, suppliers, and technical personnel to achieve project objectives in a timely and cost effective manner  
  • Manage outside engineering resources on assigned projects
  • Be knowledgeable about the Process Safety Management process and participate in PHAs on assigned engineering projects; should also have working knowledge of Management of Change and Commissioning processes
  • Be knowledgeable in the technical details and unit operations pertinent to the TiCl4 and TiO2 process  
  • Other duties as assigned

About You
You should possess:  

  • A Bachelor’s of Science degree in engineering field preferred, preferably in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Possess a minimum of seven (7) years of engineering experience with at least two (2) years of project engineering experience or equivalent in a chemical plant environment
  • Knowledge of the various unit operations including: chemical reactors, distillation, heat transfer, evaporation, drying, milling, filtration, pumping, fluid flow, material handling and support services.  A background in TiCl4 and TiO2 manufacturing a plus
  • Understand what Flow Diagrams and Process and Instrument Diagrams are and how they relate to process changes, upgrades and new installations
  • Be able to use analytical processes (appraise a situation, develop supporting plans, make decisions, generate innovative ideas, analyze and troubleshoot operational problems); Six Sigma training a plus
  • Working knowledge of chemical/industrial equipment function, design, and regulatory requirements and Process Safety Management and ISO systems and procedures
  • Functionality with various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and SAP
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of employees

This is a salaried, exempt position with typical work hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M – F. 

INEOS Pigments is requiring individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to employment, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission and approval of an exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

INEOS Pigments is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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INEOS Pigments is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential function of a position, please send an e-mail to or call (410) 762-1000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants just south of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 45 years of manufacturing excellence.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

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