Turnaround Cost Control Engineer Sr.-1901299 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Turnaround Cost Control Engineer, Sr. (1901299) – Port Arthur, TX
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to work within our Corporate Engineering Services Department and hold responsibility for providing cost control supporting capital projects and turnarounds throughout North America.
You will work both independently and with a team in carrying out project's cost control and forecasting efforts.
Travel for this role is anticipated to be up to 25% in support of the business.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Demonstrating your experience in project cost control, you will provide cost controls for large capital investments and turnarounds of various size and complexity. Additionally, you will assist in the development and improvement of cost controlling and tools and processes.
Leveraging your education in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance/Accounting, or Mathematics and your experience in Engineering, Procurement, Accounting, or Construction practices in in a chemical/petrochemical or similar manufacturing environment, you will actively participate in the overall cost control process, ensuring proper progress tracking and change management systems are in place, and effectively functioning in detailed engineering and construction phases of projects.
Communicating effectively across the business, you will provide proper variance explanation and root causes analysis of changes.
Applying your strong analytical skills, you will ensure proper assessments of projects to identify potential issues. In addition, you will support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management.
Your strong analytical and excellent computer skills will be a valued asset as you perform studies and analyses, and develop turnaround estimates, project and turnaround cost forecasts, and prepare project and turnaround cost reports.
Your sound quality orientation and attention to detail will be essential as you carry out bid analysis for complex service contracts, execute audits of invoices, and evaluate filed change orders and validate contractor estimates and pricing.
Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will develop and support contracting strategy for projects and turnarounds.
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The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
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At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.