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DuPont Project Team Leader in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Project Team Leader (Job Number: 211285W-01)


Summary: The Project Team Leader (PTL) is the single point of accountability for the end-to-end project process necessary for a Capital Project to deliver on business objectives. Clearly sets overall Project Leadership Team direction and expectations. The PTL provides the primary interface between the Project Leadership Team and the Business and leads all necessary communication forums.


  • Leads project teams often consisting of crossfunctional teams and contract engineering to meet business objectives.

  • Accountable for generating and implementing appropriateproject execution strategy for design, procurement and construction whileensuring each project’s execution strategy is “sanitized” to suit thespecific needs of each project with the goal being to provide acompetitive and lean approach with an expedient execution timeline.

  • Engages the project steering team as needed to ensurealignment with business, address any needs or concerns, make strategicproject decisions, and provide status updates throughout execution ofprojects.

  • Provides leadership for an effective and cohesive teamby ensuring roles and responsibilities are clearly understood.

  • Ensures applicable project deliverable are accomplishedin a quality manner, and leads the project gatekeeping reviews.

  • Leads the team in identifying non-cap alternatives orlower capital options.

  • Ensures excellence in adherence to Process SafetyManagement (PSM), Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) excellence,Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) requirements, exportcontrols and trade secrets principles, and other core value standards,processes and procedures.

  • Facilitates economic evaluations, prepares fundingrequests, forecasts capital and non-cap expenditures and asset write-offs,and ensures necessary financial reporting and accounting is performed.

  • Champions the “no change” concept and ensures onlychanges consistent with the business and project objectives are approved.

  • Responsible for the development and implementation ofProject Quality Plans, including auditing work processes and deliverablesfor compliance, and for meeting agreed upon project quality requirementsand expectations.

  • Work with business and technical leadership to identifyand comply with any US Export Control and Trade Secret/IntellectualProperty/Security requirements for the project.

  • Primary DuPont interface with the Full Service DesignContractors (FSDC) during Front-End Loading (FEL) and Design/Procurementof assigned capital projects.

  • Engage with the sites to support the preparation of alldocuments needed by the FSDC to launch their efforts to complete FEL andexecute production design and procurement.

  • Champion productivity improvement strategies includingHigh Value Engineering (HVE), Global Competitive Sourcing (GCS) and LEANConstruction Methodologies, etc.

  • Drive full integration of project team to developdeliverables in the most effective and efficient way.


  • Required: 4-year B.S. in Engineering (Chemical orMechanical preferred).

  • Required: At least 5 years of experience leadingcapital projects greater than $500,000

  • Required: Experience working with full-servicedesign contractors.

  • Desired: Knowledge of best-in-class capital workprocesses and KPI’s.

  • Desired: Prior experience improving performanceand capability.

  • Desired: A bias for execution, results oriented,and demonstrated courage (need to challenge the status quo).

  • Desired: A deep understanding of capital projectestimating processes.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Massachusetts-Marlborough

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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