International Paper Engineering Project Manager in SPRINGFIELD MILL, Oregon

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International Paper currently has an opening for a Project Manager – Mechanical Engineer for our paper mill in Springfield, Oregon. The position reports to the Engineering Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Be a key example and driver of the Safety First philosophy.

  • Provide mechanical engineering design and facilitation support to the engineering team.

  • Lead planning and implementation of both capital projects and maintenance improvements.

  • Manage outside contractors that provide both equipment and/or services.

  • Willing to expand technical knowledge and implementation in both inside and outside core disciplines.

  • Coordinate all phases of project, from business justification to start-up including preliminary design studies, selection of equipment or vendors, and development and implementation of recommendations.

  • Responsible for the budget, schedule, and performance of all assigned capital projects. Assure engagement and alignment from required project constituents and team members for all projects.

  • Responsible for development of less experienced team members.

Key Knowledge and Experience:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

  • 5 or more years of experience in heavy industry performing project/maintenance engineering work, preferably in the Pulp and Paper industry.

  • Possess excellent skills in written and oral communication, problem solving, time management, conflict resolution and task group facilitation.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop cooperative working relationships between other team members and teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and continue to develop knowledge and skill base.

  • Strong computer knowledge and skills that include experience with spreadsheets, word processing and computer aided drafting.

  • Flexible to meet changing business and team needs and ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.

  • Ability to excel with minimal supervision in a team environment.

  • Willing to work weekend duty on a rotating basis and extra hours on shutdowns or to meet goals.

  • Ability to walk across the mill, climb stairs/ladders and work in a hot, humid and noisy environment.

  • Ability to work in a confined space or at heights.

Key Competencies:

Action Oriented; Timely Decision Making; Decision Quality; Organizing; Perseverance; Priority Setting; Problem Solving; Drive for Results; Time Management; Customer Focus; Integrity & Trust; Interpersonal; Savvy; Listening; Peer Relationships; Dealing with Ambiguity; Functional Technical Skills; Learning on the Fly; Self Development; Technical Learning

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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