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Global Technical Project Manager

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:


Guardian Glass is seeking you to become our next Global Technical Project Manager!

Guardian is seeking a Global Technical Project Manager. This position offers flexibility to be based within driving distance from one of our Guardian float locations in the United States or Europe. This role drives value through the scalability of operational model improvements to our processes.

Thriving individuals for this role will need good technical skills, communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team to solve problems. In alignment with our culture, a successful individual in this role must be willing to take personal initiative to understand specific process operations, gain relevant knowledge, engage SME's and must be able to work both individually and as a part of a team in a dynamic environment. This team member must also be able to plan support and track projects effectively.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Work with Eng-Ex, OpEx, and Operations teams to develop pilot, program and project value propositions, scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Support plant adoption of scalable solutions from an organizational and technical angle.
  • Prepare equipment and system requirements including specifications, installation scopes of work and RFQs
  • Support contractor analyses and selection, contractor and contract management as required
  • Support the on-site activities to assure the implementation to be done in full respect of safety rules, respecting timeline, budget and quality requirements
  • Manage the scope, budget, and schedule throughout the project and document, communicate, and get approvals for significant changes
  • Technical support to operations
  • Work together as a collaborative team (Guardian and Vendors) on chronic problems or large opportunities where the combined skills of the team can help to solve problems. Perform analyses to address these problems and communicate results to enable data-driven decisions.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills (social networking, ie similar but not limited to tools such as Yammer)
    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Three (3) or more years' experience in a glass float process role
    • Statistical process control experience
    • Experience in MS Office
    • Project Management tool experience to include Gantt charts and pareto charts
    • Experience analyzing and interpreting data using statistical techniques
    • Willing and able to travel to sites 10% - 20% of the time
      What Will Put You Ahead

      • Bachelors degree or higher
      • Five (5) or more years' experience in a float glass process role
      • WBS worksheet experience
        Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

        At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

        Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

        This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Detroit , Global Technical Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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