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Project Manager

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Mobile, AL, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Project Manager


Location: United States : Mobile, AL

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Technical Service


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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This project manager position will handle multiple small capital projects for the Mobile, AL site.  This position will oversee all aspects of project including building project scope, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, tracking progress of the project, and coordinating with the site.  In this role, the candidate will work directly with clients to developed project scope and ensure the project is implemented according to accepted engineering practices, governmental regulations, and to Evonik standards.



  • Develop project scope and technical objectives involving all relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop cost estimates for project implementation.
  • Develop a detailed project schedule/plan for implementation.
  • Develop detailed project execution and commissioning strategies in cooperation with the Project Responsible, Site Management, the Health Safety and Environmental Department, Maintenance and Manufacturing.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Closely manage project change orders.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with the client and stakeholders.
  • Perform risk management on projects as needed.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Coordinate resource availability and allocation in order to meet project scope & schedule.
  • Generate, direct and approve designs, specifications, drawing and instructions.
  • Manage and review preparation of conceptual and detailed cost estimates for capital projects.
  • To be fully accountable for the final project scope and the total Investment and Project Repair Cost.
  • Negotiate and authorize contracts associated with the project in cooperation with the Legal and Procurement Department.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering with minimum 2+ years’ experience required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed for this position.
  • Solid organization skills including attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • SAP and EPIC experience is a plus.
  • Management of small capital projects (Investment Cost up to 5 MM$) 
  • Satisfying changing priorities, objectives and schedules, which are caused by various business and technical events.
  • Interfacing with various departments and locations within the Mobile Site and addressing the different requirements of these groups in the development and execution of capital projects.
  • Direct, motivate and synchronize an engineering team to overcome obstacles and to execute even fast track projects in a quality manner.
  • At times (e.g. for smaller projects) incumbent may be called upon to assume or share responsibilities of the Project Responsible including permitting, operating procedures and startup management.

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL