Engineering Project Manager

Zoetis Kalamazoo , MI 49001

Posted 2 months ago

The Engineering Project Manager is responsible for leadership of the capital project team and processes, including master planning, annual forecasting, project spend tracking and updates to site leadership. Interacts with management and site "customer" groups to establish and define requirements for assigned facility, utility, packaging, and manufacturing projects.


General Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and coaching to site and contract capital project managers and technical support staff.

  • Develops Capital and Expense budget requests for future projects during annual budget cycle.

  • Manages the site capital plan to align with site needs and master plan.

  • Ensures project managers and all projects follow the site defined Project Management processes.

  • Maintains frequent communication and conducts regularly scheduled meetings with site leadership and project stakeholders.

  • Promotes the culture of continuous improvement within the project engineering team.

  • Improves processes through use of six sigma tools and principles.

  • Interfaces with Zoetis GMS Capital Governance Team to ensure project compliance with applicable capital and quality standards.


  • Bachelors or Masters level degree (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering, preferred) with 5 - 10 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Possess good understanding of pharmaceutical operations along with technical proficiency in capital project engineering.

  • Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: PMP Certification or PE License preferred

  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills. Motivated, self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment to values-based leadership and achieving objectives in a manner that is supportive of the Zoetis Core Beliefs.

  • Demonstrated leadership, management and technical capabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the Zoetis organization.

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

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