Project Manager

at INEOS Styrolution America LLC
Location Pasadena
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Full Time


Project Manager
Multi-Site: Pasadena, TX and Texas City, TX, USA
INEOS Styrolution America LLC


INEOS Styrolution is a leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene standard and styrenic specialties. Offering excellent production facilities, cutting-edge R&D centers, international reach, and over 90 years' experience pioneering real change through sustainable solutions, all while makeing the circular economy for styrenics a reality.

Global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties
Employees: 3,600 worldwide
Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
Customer base: Customers in 106 countries
Sales: 4 billion EUR in 2020

Safety remains, and always will be, our number one priority in INEOS. Our US Texas locations now require all new hires to provide one of the following as a condition of employment:

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment), or
Provide validation of a religious exemption, medical exemption, or personal conscience exemption (in the State of Texas in accordance with Executive Order GA-40)


The Project Engineer/Manager is responsible for independently overseeing and managing the successful engineering, construction, and completion of small to mid-size capital projects for the Gulf Coast Region. The position leads teams to achieve safety, quality, budget and schedule performance to deliver projects at the lowest cost and highest functionality.


Safety, Health & Environmental Leadership

Set safety expectations for the project, and lead the team to achieve safety goals. Serve as job representative and address all safety issues that arise with contractors brought on site for the execution of capital projects to deliver best-in-class HSE performance.
Lead, audit, or participate in safety reviews (HAZOPs/HAZIDs/SIL reviews) and incident investigations to identify root causes and corrective recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.
Support Process Hazard Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Management of Change (MOCs).
Update engineering standards, required drawings, and records and final documentation of project changes to maintain proper integrity management.
Ensure new installations adhere to INEOS Group Guidance Notes.
Ensure technical resolution of all resultant recommendations from major unit HAZOP studies and other safety audits.

Project Management

Oversee the project scope, budget, and schedule of capital project(s), including preparation and implementation of Project Execution Plan.
Lead FEL process, completing stage gate reviews, and obtaining management approvals.
Lead contracting negotiation strategy; manage contractor evaluation, bid, and award process with support from Purchasing.
Coordinate resources to perform up front engineering and development of estimates.
Manage project requests and backlog. Confirm accuracy of cost estimates as well as monthly cash flow forecasts.
Develop, gain approval for, and manage to project KPI s and metrics.
Lead development of a risk management plan.
Prepare and give presentations to various levels of Company management and other stakeholders.

Team Management

Assemble a full-time team to effectively execute the project.
Review credentials and provide approval for personnel provided form contractors organizations.
Understand contracts and manage contractors to maximize performance, control costs and minimize claims and change orders.
Ensure plant Operations and Maintenance personal are engaged and that they understand their responsibilities.

Project Engineering

Provide technical direction to contractor staff to ensure compliance with philosophies, codes and standards and delivery of the project goals.
Establish and lead processes to ensure the engineering and design integrity is not compromised during the design, construction execution and commissioning phases.
Accountable for engineering activities from basic engineering to detailed engineering through start-up, to meet the target start-up dates, budget, facilities engineering design integrity, and HSE performance for the project.
Provide technical support to the operations team during preparation for start-up and up to normal operation.
Coordinate Peer Reviews and Peer Assists as required.
Contribute to establishing common engineering codes and standards.
Maintain and update unit technical records including the establishment of new equipment files, the organization of relief valve specifications and calculations and the updating of training materials for the unit.


B.S. Engineering degree required (or higher level engineering degree)
At least 10 years project management experience
Knowledge of engineering contracting and project execution contracting/strategy
Experience in applying process safety management (PSM) and process hazard analysis to address safety aspects of major projects
Track record of developing long term solutions for operations and maintenance problems
Ability to interact effectively with the operations and process engineering areas to plan turnaround execution and prioritize projects


This opportunity involves supporting projects at two plant locations. One is located in Pasadena, Texas and the other is in Texas City, Texas. The sites are approximately 20 miles apart. Pasadena is part of the Houston metropolitan area, about 30 miles from downtown. Texas City is about 40 miles Southeast of Houston and 10 miles north of Galveston Island. Please note that relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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What we offer to you:

Competitive salaries, performance-related pay, and bonuses.
A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, and life and accidental death insurance plans
Retirement savings with company match + contributions
Fitness and tuition reimbursement
Flexible work environment
Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

It does not matter where you come from, who you are or how you see yourself. We have an inclusive approach that is open and transparent and welcomes talent first and foremost. At INEOS, we believe a diverse business provides the right platform for open and innovative thinking, and that s where the best ideas come from. We are an equal opportunity employer and champion diversity.

We are committed to the safety and personal well-being of all our employees
We offer a positive learning environment and support career growth
We produce materials that are necessary for our daily lives
We contribute and donate to the communities in which we operate
We are determined to deliver circular, low-carbon styrenics that are safe and sustainable

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team


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