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Project Scheduler

 

Description

INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, carpet and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA is committed to innovation and responsibly creating more value for its customers and society while consuming fewer resources to make these products. See the bigger picture at INVISTA.com.

We are currently seeking an experienced Project Scheduler to develop detailed engineering and construction schedules for capital projects. This position can be based at our Orange, TX or Victoria, TX manufacturing sites, or at the Houston, TX Engineering office.

This role has a flexible workday schedule with a blended office/remote working model.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Accountable for development of detailed resource loaded schedules in both Primavera P6 Professional and Microsoft Project, for all phases of a project including front end loading, engineering, procurement, and construction.
  • Support multiple projects concurrently, ensuring project objectives are understood and achieved
  • Develop strong partnerships with the Project Managers, Design Discipline Leads, and Construction Managers to support schedule progression through all phases of project.
  • Maintain active interfaces with project management, site operations, and contractors for communications around scheduling progress, commitments, and change management.
  • Ensure that Project Control Standards and associated best practices and tools are utilized
  • Work with a multiple disciplined Project Controls team to develop a single, concise owner’s POV for project status and forecast
  • Expectation to work independently with little to no supervision

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Project Scheduler supporting Front End Loading, Procurement, Design, & Construction with at least 1+ yrs of that experience at a petrochemical or chemical industries manufacturing site.
  • Experience scheduling multiple small/mid capital projects (<$10MM) with diligence around schedule/cost compliance.
  • Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Project software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite in producing and analyzing custom status and progress trending reports
  • As needed, ability to conduct field walk downs to validate planning and progress
  • Ability to travel domestically as needed (~20%)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Associates degree or higher
  • Recent plant project experience in a similar role supporting multiple projects.
  • Experience developing and supporting detailed schedules for Unit Outages or Turnarounds
  • Familiar with project cost and schedule benchmarking with IPA and CII





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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