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The Cooper Tire Engineering Services group is a global support organization. This Project Engineer position within Engineering Services will conduct detailed project management for both equipment and facility related projects. This includes developing project schedules, managing budgets, leading cross functional teams, managing external resources, plant layouts, and providing support to multiple facilities.
Reports directly to the Project Engineering Manager for Engineering Services
Refine project scopes, develop and manage complete project plans including budgets and schedules (Microsoft Project) ensuring that project timelines and budgets are met.
Manage multiple projects / priorities.
Manage contractual relationships with external vendors such as architects and contractors.
Determine, define and communicate clear scopes of work for external vendors.
Provide facility engineering support to all plants and facilities within the company.
Lead multidisciplinary project teams.
Build and implement the best practices and standards for all facility projects.
Order material and services using company procurement system.
Prepare reports to keep management apprised of key projects.
Utilize AutoCAD for plant layouts.
Bachelor Degree in engineering Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Construction Management, or similar.
3+ Years of project management experience is preferred. PMP or FMP certification is a plus, but not required.
Experience preferred with managing facility projects, including various experiences with
AIA contracts and architectural principles / practices / procedures,
facility insurance and consultants,
fire protection systems,
air compressor systems,
applicable Federal / State / local laws, regulations, codes, and/or statutes pertaining to construction of structures and facilities, and/or other.
Experience managing multiple outside vendors and consultants.
Proven track record of implementing projects on schedule and per budget.
Strong problem solving skills.
Strong attention to details.
Ability to manage multiple projects / priorities.
Strong communication skills.
Self-motivated, service oriented, hands-on performer with the ability to lead and prioritize.
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work independently on assigned projects.
Ability to travel 10-25% - both domestic and international.
Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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