• Sustaining Capital Project Manager

    Position Location(s) CA-ON-Corunna
    Job ID
    Closing Date
    Job Category
    Eng & Technical
  • Overview

    NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. Through our commitment to Responsible Care®, we take pride in our focus on safety and sustainability. 


    As Project Manager you will be a member of the Engineering Services team at NOVA Chemicals’ Sarnia, Ontario operations.  In this role you will be accountable for the successful completion of sustaining capital projects ranging in value from $100k to $15M, supporting the Corunna Ethylene plant. The successful candidate will successfully execute projects which includes: 



    • Leading multi-discipline teams to complete Engineering and Construction activities to meet project objectives.
    • Working closely with technical manufacturing staff, engineering firms, specialty consultants, vendors and construction contractors.
    • Providing project management that encompasses the entire project lifecycle to ensure quality engineering, schedule and cost efficiency.
    • Ensuring compliance with all Responsible Care and management of change policies and procedures
    • Ensuring adherence to NOVA’s Project Development and Implementation process.
    • Implementing effective project management practices and tools throughout the project investigation and implementation.
    • Ensuring continual communication with the project champions and decision boards
    • Ensuring all project documentation is completed and communicated
    • Clearly communicating task assignments and performance expectations to team members and conduct regular project team meetings




    The successful candidate will have an engineering degree with a minimum of five years of related experience or a technical diploma and ten or more year’s related experience.


    In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following:

    • Project management experience overseeing all aspects of a project, including planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
    • Ability to predict risk areas, design mitigation/contingency strategies and execute on these strategies for projects.
    • Effective communication, and teamwork skills as well as computer proficiency are key qualities.
    • Ability to make effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities is essential.
    • Demonstrated leadership
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation will be an asset 


    Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.


    About Us:

    NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


    The NOVA Chemicals Manufacturing East Sites are located near Sarnia, Ontario. The Sarnia Sites focus on the production of ethylene and polyethylene and is recognized as a cornerstone of Ontario’s petrochemical industry.  


    Sarnia is situated on the south shore of Lake Huron at the headwaters of the St. Clair River, and just an hour from Detroit, Michigan, United States. 



    NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.


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