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Title:  Engineering Project Manager


Bedford Park, IL, US, 60501-1844 Cincinnati, OH, US, 45246-1009

Category:  Supply Chain


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In charge of leading multiple projects related to specific business objectives and goals, our Engineering Project Manager manages the overall coordination of projects from idea through value collection. This role ensures that our projects deliver the business value originally targeted, and are completed within the constraints of scope, quality, schedule, and budget. This position works to build a collaborative environment that supports our company Mission and Vision, applying project management processes, tools, and templates.


What you’ll do

  • Planning, integrating, tracking, and leading multiple projects to successful completion.

  • Experience working with multiple projects in the $100k - $1MM range (including project scope and budget estimates)

  • Working with other project managers, technical staff, EHSQ staff and business leaders to develop projects to ensure they are planned and implemented in alignment with the overall program strategy and plan.

  • Defining and handling overall project risks and taking corrective action in a proactive manner to mitigate those risks.

  • Preparing project presentations and status reporting to Director-level and VP-level management.

  • Developing collaborative working relationships with the business.


Supervisory responsibility

  • None.


What you’ll need

  • Knowledge of distribution or manufacturing business processes and success metrics.

  • 3 to 5 years of project management experience in chemical industry.

  • Prefer experience / exposure to chemical regulatory operations

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, strong presentation and meeting management skills.

  • Proven leadership, decision-making, and relationship management skills.

  • Strong ability to function at both a strategic and tactical level

  • Design work knowledge and experience

  • Ability to specify basic components such as pumps, air compressors, valves, etc.

  • Familiarity with the following codes and regulations: NFPA, ASME, or API codes and Background with International Fire Code and International Building Code.

  • Background in EH&S or Regulatory compliance including OSHA compliance, RMP/PSM programs is a plus.

  • General knowledge of basic chemicals and classifications. Background in specialty chemicals is a plus.


Education / Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Skilled with PC and Project Management applications (e.g. MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project, etc.) required.


Where you’ll work

This position can be based in Bedford Park, Illinois or in Cincinnati, Ohio. We are looking for qualified candidates in both areas.

Our office locations are:

  • 8500 W 68th St, Bedford Park, IL 60501

  • 4600 Dues Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45246




Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more.  Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!


We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.


Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe! 


We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion.  Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry. 


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions. Please contact us to request accommodation.



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