Project Manager
Wood PLC

Winona, Minnesota

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Manager with experience in the plastics compounding industry. As the Project Manager you will be responsible for the engineering and design support of a compounding facility as part of that facility's site engineering team and for providing leadership for the other members of the site group in our customer's facility.

Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.


  • Ensures that clear and complete scopes, schedules, and budgets are prepared and accepted by the client for assigned projects
  • Execute jobs while meeting safety, scope, schedule, quality and budget goals
  • Performing field walks and technical research for the collection of needed design information
  • Develop cost and material estimates and preliminary design studies
  • Document system configurations/arrangements
  • Using CAD systems design equipment layouts and interconnections including both modifications to existing systems and new systems
  • Using CAD systems design changes to electrical and instrument systems supporting solids handling and conveying systems
  • Be knowledgeable of equipment and material specifications so that you can determine if all information required for purchase, fabrication and construction is reflected on drawings
  • Construction support in order of importance:
    • Customer's Plant Safety
    • Manage other contractors to complete their scope of work
    • Manage construction day-to-day and coordinate between work groups (operations, engineering and contractors)
  • Recognizing and communicating scope and design changes promptly
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master's in Engineering, preferably mechanical, civil, chemical or electrical.
  • 7-15+ years of industry related experience, experience managing projects a plus
  • Ability to work in and foster a strong team environment with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a self-directed environment
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the project scope, specifications and design criteria
  • Experience using current versions of (in decreasing order of importance):
    • Microsoft Office
    • AutoCAD
    • Inventor
  • Previous experience with:
    • Electrical systems as used in industrial applications
    • Power transformers, switchgear, and motor control centers
    • Power distribution panels
    • Plant general arrangement drawings
    • Instrumentation for monitoring and control
  • Able to read and understand single line drawings and schematics

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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