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Project Manager



At INVISTA, we make the chemicals, polymers, fabrics, and fibers that can handle life’s toughest demands, create new solutions for life’s biggest needs, and deliver products and brands incorporated into your clothing, your car, and even your carpet. With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including Dytek® intermediates, and Cordura® Advanced fabrics.

This role will lead and manage the development and execution of large capital projects.

The INVISTA Projects and Engineering Team consists of individuals across the United States and other countries working with our manufacturing facilities on capital project execution. We are engineers, project managers, subject matter experts, and designers focused on the completion of capital projects that deliver on the project bets while meeting or exceeding industry results for schedule and cost. We partner with our Sites as one team, one vision, one result. 

This is role is based role out of our Houston TX office, with as much as 50% travel. Travel will vary depending on project phase and workload. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Develop and execute capital projects with full responsibility for managing scope, schedule, and estimates while applying judgment, initiative, economic and critical thinking skills
  • Develop and evaluate alternatives that provide the best long-term value creation solution, coordinating with the Facility, Business, Engineering, Sourcing and Legal teams
  • Coordinate comprehensive project execution plans, including but not limited to design, activities for partners, risk identification and mitigation, budget and schedule planning
  • Partner with procurement and sourcing teams to align on project strategies for equipment, construction contracting strategies, including bidding, cost evaluation, selection, and award
  • Manage third parties including but not limited to outside consultants, contractors, and technical resources
  • Communicate with operating departments, capability groups, maintenance, and engineering to determine opportunities to add value to the facility/company and recommend/implement solutions
  • Manage the execution of checkout and start-up activities and lead post completion project audits
  • Apply effective project controls in capital execution, including estimating, scheduling, cost engineering, forecasting, management of change and reporting

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 10+ years of project management experience OR 15+ years of project management experience
  • Experience with executing large capital projects over $20 million
  • Experience communicating with various levels of an organization (engineers, managers, senior leadership, constructors)
  • The ability to travel up to ~50%

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Prior experience in the Chemical manufacturing projects
  • Experience with engineering and construction contracts and competitive analysis of bids.
  • Experience with Process Hazard Analysis concepts and application of designs to meet safety risk profile

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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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