Project Consultant

Covestro - Baytown, TX (30+ days ago)4.2

We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refined Chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 16,000 colleagues now and together we will MAKE the world a brighter place.


Major Tasks:

As a Project Consultant, this role will act as an Engineering Excellence (ENE) Caretaker for assigned capital projects. The project quality assurance responsibilities include but not limited as the following:
  • Implement, reinforce, and keep track of the COV systematic processes in projects
  • Develop and improve systematic project engineering processes and procedures at COVESTRO; develop and improve global guidelines, templates and examples
  • Conduct project Front End Loading (FEL) gate reviews and monitoring large projects
  • Understand and challenge project scope, cost and schedule, conduct industrial benchmark comparison
  • Support benchmarking activities, e.g. together with Independent Project Analysis (IPA)
  • Document and knowledge management
  • Evaluate project reports with lessons learned as input for improvements
  • Set up and track future project FEL and other activities together with the respective business units
  • Assist in developing execution strategies, risk analysis for projects
  • Facilitate various project topics and guide team to credible solutions
  • Trouble shooting in critical or high visibility projects
  • Participate in Steering Committee (SC) and Technical Committee (TC) meetings for capital projects
  • Support Investment Coordination & Analysis (ICA) activities (e.g. PEER Processes)
  • Coordinate global working groups and engineering communities
  • Understand 3rd party or EPC/EPCm execution and contracting strategies
  • Establish global network within COV and with external contractors
  • Disseminate and provide trainings of COV project management systems


  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum five years Project Management experience with capital investments in manufacturing industries
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Customer focus, ability to deal with ambiguity and conflicts
  • Flexibility to travel

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Engineering
  • PMI or PMP Certifications a plus
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills

Are you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our Team - apply now!

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