Business Engineering Capital Execution Leader

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The Role and Responsibilities

The Business Engineering (BEL) / Capital Execution Leader (CEL) combines both roles to provide end to end project implementation excellence and reports to the Business Engineering Manager (BEM). The role is accountable for all aspects of capital project implementation across the full range of capital projects for their assigned lines of business and/or regions. The BEL/CEL is the Subject Matter Expert in early strategic formation and FEL activities as well as execution of capital projects for the business. The BEL/CEL is expected to drive strategic solutions to achieve the business and projects objectives. This includes collaborating with the Site Engineering Leaders, Project Team Leaders (PTL), operations and technical stakeholders at the manufacturing sites to ensure that the full range of capital engineering capabilities are in place to efficiently and effectively execute projects in a safe and cost-effective manner. Success is measured by safety performance, predictable project cost and spending, schedule compliance, quality of facilities and processes and contribution to business improvement.

Your Key Responsibilities:

+ Accountable for end-to-end project implementation; includes Project definition to Turnover to Operations

+ Ensures engineering systems and processes are deployed in a manner consistent with the business need, while at the same time aligned with corporate engineering expertise/experience.

+ Provides guidance to sites and maintains connection to the Engineering Center of Competency (CoC) and full-service design contractor partners for site-based project teams. Ensures appropriate resources are available and appropriate training is provided to execute capital projects that meet business & site needs.

+ Monitors/audits site capital project performance to insure quality in all aspects of project execution, including capability of site capital leadership, direct and contracted project engineering, contracted design support, engineered equipment specification and fabrication, contracted construction oversight and safety and quality of installation by construction contractors.

+ Works with the Site Engineering Leaders to insure Site Project Management resource capability (Owner and Contractor) is consistent with the business and site direction, aligns with the expectations of the business capital engineering leadership team, and delivers a competitive advantage.

+ Assists the Site Engineering Leaders in finding development opportunities for project engineering resources or those interested in project engineering at the sites.

+ Engages with E&I Capital Engineering organization to develop project execution strategy including identifying PTL, confirming or selecting design and construction contractor services.

+ Works across E&I Capital Engineering organization to develop appropriate execution strategy for projects over $10MM.

+ Ensures engineering deliverables at each Engineering Readiness Assessment and Gate Review are at the appropriate level of completeness/quality and consistent with delivering successful projects to the businesses.

+ Works with BIE to monitor cost and schedule performance of major capital monthly.

+ Provides coaching and mentoring to all PTL’s and Site Engineering Leaders. This may require dealing with day-to-day execution issues on difficult projects or supporting less experienced PTL’s.

+ Actively networks with counterparts in other DuPont businesses and participates with the corporate engineering CoC on training sessions and improvement teams to gain perspective and identify best practices that help drive capital execution excellence within the business.

+ Ensures strict adherence to the DuPont Corporate/ Business Intellectual Property (IP)/ Trade Secrets (TS) content policy (including Business, Manufacturing, Technology, R&D, Sales, Marketing, and Operations).

Your Qualification Profile:

+ Demonstrated track record of achieving business and project results on large capital projects.

+ Demonstrated Technical/Functional Expertise which requires extensive experience through assignments in areas such as: Project Leadership; Project Controls, Engineering Design, Procurement, Construction, Contract Administration, Business, and Manufacturing.

+ Experience Leading Projects of various sizes at a Site with preferred experience in a Site Engineering Leader Role

+ Demonstrates ability to effectively direct and influence leadership across multiple sites and regions.

+ Must exhibit strong leadership skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

+ Demonstrates a value for diversity.

+ Demonstrated excellence in communicating (written and verbal), planning, networking, organizing, influencing and resolving conflict.

+ Demonstrated ability to lead major change with a bias for decision making.

+ Ability to Travel

+ 7+ years of related experience working in a similar global role is required

+ Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering or a closely related field

Hybrid working schedule is available for this position

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Job Posting: JC214519606

Posted On: May 26, 2022

Updated On: Jun 12, 2022