Project Manager

Nufarm Americas

Location: Chicago Heights, Illinois

Job Type: Full time

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Grow a Better Tomorrow with Nufarm.

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

How can you grow with Nufarm?

Nufarm is looking for a Project Manager reporting to the Project Engineering Manager supporting our Chicagoland manufacturing facilities. The Project Manager would spend time at our Alsip, IL and Chicago Heights, IL locations. The Project Manager will manage multiple projects from opportunity to completion of the scope to meet the objective for all Nufarm sites. The Project Manager is responsible for a project’s outcome in HSE, project performance, budget, and schedule. They are responsible for engaging the key stakeholders of the plant to ensure the project objectives are met. They will be developing a detail scope, design and construction packets, issuing and accepting permits, scheduling with production downtime, and overseeing contractors safety and quality.

What will you be doing?

  • Lead by example and drive an incident free workplace and ensure PTW program compliance.
  • Lead capital projects from inception to completion to achieve the proposed results. This looks like communicating design, plans, and progress to the plant and working with the plant to create the best results. Using the established project management systems, tools, and processes. Developing MOC and offer HSE documentation for each project.
  • Manage contractors to complete the tasks safely and as designed. Responsible for the quality of the contractors work as well as coordinating and communicating the schedule and needs to the plant and contractors.
  • Investigate improved manufacturing processes and techniques and implement where appropriate to drive improvements in cost, safety, quality or efficiency. Establish engineering standards for use at all facilities and with contract engineer firms.

What do you bring?

You hold Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, chemical or electrical) or have at least 5 years related experience as a project manager. The right candidate will be able to track projects, develop design and construction packets and lead project meetings. We are looking for someone with solid, working knowledge of chemical processing equipment and industry standards. It also helps to effectively communicate with many departments at multiple levels in the organization. If you are focused and collaborative with an entrepreneurial mindset, this would be a great fit for you.

If you want to be a part of a thriving, supportive environment and are inspired by the prospect of being a part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment decisions are decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all Nufarm employees.


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