Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs more than 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products and the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries.
Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc.
Guardian is seeking an based close to any Guardian locations in Europe. This position will work cross-functionally to help deliver on-time, on-budget projects with base plant reliability.
This position offers the opportunity to join a team of individuals dedicated to excellence and safety across the globe.
What You Will Do In Your Role
Ensure projects are executed with deliberate application of all elements of Market Based Management which emphasizes alternatives development and economic thinking .
Ensure projects are developed and executed with disciplined application of the Guardian C-PEP process including tight and effective scope / cost / schedule control and that key learnings are captured and incorporated in the process for future projects (see more detailed break out below).
Communication - Take the lead in representing projects to the Project Steering Team and / or Executive Steering Team, ensure appropriate metrics are developed and routinely communicated.
This includes ensuring the Steering Team is connected to project progress and key risks, and is making timely decisions to support the project objectives.
Maintain clear project objectives, commercial bets and economic expectations that are aligned with Guardian’s vision and key strategies.
Ensure projects are appropriately staffed to meet objectives.
Ensure alignment of business, key stakeholders, and operating capabilities to achieve the on-time, on-budget projects with base plant reliability.
In alignment with the project team and Global EHS / Legal capabilities, ensure that the project has appropriate plans for permitting and that the permit plan fully integrates into the facility permitting strategies.
The Experience You Will Bring
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. MBA or Master’s in Engineering / Project Management a plus.
Extensive experience of Project Engineering and Project Management
Experience managing multiple construction contractors in brown field location
Strong financial acumen with analytical and economic thinking skills
Ability to provide senior level presentations and make business recommendations
Fluent in English, any additional language is considered an advantage
Travel International when needed (likely 50-75%)