Group Head Mechanical (Project Management)

Location: Baytown, TX
Date Posted: 13-04-2018
Position: Major Tasks Leads the efforts in
  • Mechanical Equipment Design (Static and Rotating),
  • Piping Technology and
  • Standards Administration
  • Executes and assigns personnel on projects assignments
  • Directs the development of documents in the area of Mechanical
  • Equipment standards, Mechanical Work procedures, and Piping Technology standards
  • Provides assistance and expertise to the Unit Head of PME
  • Talent/Competency development of the direct personnel.
  • Represents the Mechanical Group on Global activities
  • Works/communicates with external vendors on a regular basis and external customers
  • Works/communicates with external Engineering Professionals and
Position Skillsets
  • A Bachelor of Science or Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree is required (or equivalent engineering experience) with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the Mechanical area.
  • Should be recognized as a senior authority in his specific area of Mechanical
  • Expertise The incumbent must have a sound engineering knowledge in his/her discipline and broad practical experience in order to be recognized as Covestro technical expert.
  • The incumbent must be able to assimilate technical knowledge quickly in order to keep up with the advancements in his/her field of expertise.
  • The incumbent must have solid skills in management, estimating, planning, communication, coordination, decision making, negotiation, coaching, and in quality and safety awareness.
  • His/her ability to develop personnel is a key requirement. Furthermore, human relationship skills such as leadership and influencing and interpersonal skills are important in order to coordinate the wide variety of tasks inside a group of professional people to meet the demands of PME management, project managers, and other divisional technical personnel.
  • Ability to travel is a key expectation.
Other supporting Qualifications:
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering
  • Good English language skills, written and oral
  • German Language skills helpful (not required)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving (decision making) skills
  • Collaborative team player capable of working well with people across all hierarchies
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as communication, listening, verbal and assertiveness
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