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Project Manager

PIC Group, Inc.

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 28, 2022
Reference Code: 7767
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence. We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Project Manager

Position Type: Contract

Location: United States

Reports to: Senior Site Manager

Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

Our client, a global manufacturer in pulp and paper, needs a multi-faceted Project Manager to support a multi-site project in the Pacific Northwest. The Project Manager will join a small projects team to work alongside the Engineering team. The Project Manager will be working with 4 company facilities on project development and execution. The Project Manager focuses on a quality delivery of prioritized projects and will partner with mills/plants/businesses as "one team, one vision, one result". The Small Project Team's focus is on regional development and delivery of projects, ranging from $500k - $5 million. This Project Manager position is a remote position; however, candidates must sit in the region that they support, preferably within 2-3 hours from a site. The preferred location would be closest to the Willamette Valley, bordered by Oregon and Washington.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Interface with Project Management Organization (PMO), Businesses and Plant Leadership to develop and deliver small projects (up to $5M) to reduce cost, increase capacity, improve safety, and sustain operations.
  • Provide Project Leadership to 10-20 projects at a time that are in various phases of the project work process as well as various/multiple locations in the appropriate region.
  • Promote team culture focused on meeting commitments while maintaining excellence in safety.
  • Empower project team members to be accountable in project commitments, while ensuring project delivery expectations are clearly defined to meet project objectives.
  • Remove project obstacles by working with, and through others.
  • Interface between design-build partners and internal client partners (mill/business).
  • Manage project status, to include cost, schedule, and risk.
  • Oversee client procured equipment and services.
  • Manage project change management.
  • Coordinate with facilities for integrating project startup and Day 1 Readiness.
  • Drive a continuous improvement mindset using lean construction principles.
  • Manage and develop key external partner relationships.
  • Manage portfolio of project metrics and benchmarks to attain project measurables.

Job Requirements:
  • Must be able to travel regionally at least 50-75% of the time (Project Dependent).
  • Experience with LEAN project delivery methodologies
  • Industry experience within pulp, paper and building products industry
  • Experience with brownfield sites, revamping, and turnaround construction
  • Experience in regional regulations and working with and managing contractors effectively.

Physical Requirements:
  • Duties require walking, standing for extended periods of time, crawling, stooping, sitting, climbing vertical and inclined ladders and stairs, and lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs. Possible exposure to extreme heat and cold.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The frequent use of protective equipment (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, etc.) may be required.

Education / Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience working within a manufacturing or military environment is required.
  • 5+ years of experience in project and/or construction management of industrial / manufacturing construction projects is required.
  • 5+ years project and construction management systems and concepts is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred.
  • Project Management or Construction Management Certification is preferred.
  • 10+ years manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • 3+ years experience in design-build, Integrated Project Delivery, or similar, project execution is preferred.

PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer‍

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.