Sr. Project & Plant Engineer - Civil

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Date: Jan 20, 2022

Location: Nanjing, JS, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.

At our site in Nanjing, we are currently looking for a(n) Sr. Project & Plant Engineer - Civil.

Job Responsibilities
- Work in interdisciplinary and intercultural project teams
- Support the Civil/Project/Engineering Manager with regard to various infrastructures and upper ground structures engineering issues, including investment project and plant maintenance
- Prepare and lead project design basis and scope (Front-End-Engineering) including user requirement collection, technology selection, design specification preparation, design drawing input and review, design calculations, budget estimations, alternatives study and evaluation etc.
- Actively participate in project HAZOP and EHSS reviews, provide necessary inputs
- Provide necessary input to prepare cost estimation and project schedule in support of project planning. Project cost and schedule should be analyzed for accuracy and completeness
- Interact with construction and site personnel (e.g. construction manager, plant-manager, maintenance engineers) to ensure that the project is constructed according to plans. Communicate with team members regarding any changes, deviations and progress during project execution
- Provide guidance and technical support to resolve construction problems
- Represent the owner interests in the project towards the Local design institute, Material vendor, Construction company, etc.
- Provide technical support during start-up including "trouble-shooting" 
- Accompany the close out of the project by establishing punch lists and acceptance protocols, preparation or checking of as-built drawings, cost and project reconciliation and take part in the lessons learned session at the end of the project
- Search actively for opportunities to improve project performance and cut investment costs during all phases
- Establish local know-how in the relevant discipline and share with other/new project members/teams
- Plants daily and preventative maintenance work in the field of civil, including vendor selection, frame contractor appraisal, work permit approval, maintenance construction quality/safety/schedule management, change order management etc.
- Support technical procurement for the preparation of technical specification and BOQ, attendance of bidding clarification meeting, TBA and vendor nomination etc. for both INV project and maintenance work
- EHSS management during project execution and maintenance activities

Qualifications required:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
- Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements
- Familiar with the principals and procedures of project engineering practices and project management
- Computer literate in Microsoft Office, and an attitude to learn computer applications specifically SAP and CAD etc.
- Strong multitasking competency
- Team player attitude
- Objective judgment and fact-based decision-making approach
- Ability and willingness for domestic and international travel
- Bachelor's degree or above with the education major of civil
- Mini. 8 years of working experience in field of civil work
- Working experience with civil infrastructure and upper ground structures / units including steel structure in chemical or other industry project
- Effective communication skills in English (oral and writing) are mandatory. 
- Strong leadership skills
- Familiar with and interest in educating and developing people 
- Familiar with the procedures of project engineering practices and project management
- Knowledge of relevant legislation, official specifications, regulations and technical instructions
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of CAD and SAP would be helpful
- Strong and effective communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
- Good organizational and analytical abilities
- Presentation skills
- Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
- Strong spirit of teamwork
- Willingness to continuously build knowledge and broaden skills
- High flexibility, high sense of responsiveness, open mindedness



Sustainability is one of WACKER’s corporate goals – also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.


Be part of a family. Across all nations.


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com/careers
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