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DuPont Project Team Leader in Marlborough, Massachusetts

At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers around the world.

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!


Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter!

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results.

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!

Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.

We are seeking for a Capital Project Team Leader (PTL) to join our Marlborough, MA Team.

The successful candidate will be 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.

This role will be located on-site in Marlborough, MA. There potentially could be travel 10-20% of time for training or vendor visits.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads cross functional capital project teams (including contract engineering team members) to meet business objectives.

  • Accountable for developing and implementing appropriate project execution strategy for design, procurement and construction while ensuring each project’s execution strategy is suited to the specific needs of each project with the goal being to provide a competitive and lean approach with an expedient execution timeline.

  • Develop a working understanding in all aspects of the DuPont GPS Capital work process. Elements such as Business Objectives Letter, Business Engineering Alignment Meeting, Complexity Assessment, Authorization strategy, Engineering Readiness Assessment & Gate meetings, FEL definition, strategic planning, resource planning, safety, Construction and project closure.

  • Engages the project steering team as needed to ensure alignment with business, address any needs or concerns, make strategic project decisions, and provide status updates throughout execution of projects.

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

  • Ensures applicable project deliverables for disciplines such as Process Safety Management (PSM), Environmental, Safety and Health (EH&S), Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) requirements, export controls and trade secrets principles, and other core value standards, processes, and procedures are accomplished in a quality manner and leads the project gatekeeping reviews.

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

  • Facilitates economic evaluations, prepares funding requests, 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 only changes consistent with the business and project objectives are approved.

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


  • Required: B.S. degree in engineering (Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical preferred).

  • Required: At least 2 years (prefer >5 years) of experience leading capital projects, preferably projects greater than $500,000.

  • Required: Experience working with full-service design contractors.

Capabilities Required for this Role (Knowledge Skills & Abilities):

  • Learning agility - A personal drive to learn, pivot when necessary, and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our company in the face of a changing world and customer base.

  • Business judgement - Awareness, understanding, and navigation of our business to enable improvement or development of solutions in your role that improve our business and our customers’ experience.

  • Functional skills - Deep understanding of capital project execution, including estimating, scheduling, design, prioritization, change management and contractor management. Knowledge of best-in-class Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Demonstrated ability to drive results and think strategically.

  • Organizational skills - Having and using the knowledge of our organization’s systems, procedures, and culture to identify issues and/or opportunities and take action on them in a way that meets the needs of customers and magnifies your impact.

  • Demonstrates influential leadership and communication skills; flexible and adaptable to changing business needs.

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