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Capital Project Manager

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As a member in our team of international project managers you would be responsible for defined engineering projects at global level.  In this role you directly report to the Head of the US Group Engineering & Construction department, and at a second level to the Global Head of Group Engineering & Construction.


The primary task of this position is to coordinate capital projects during the implementation phase and assumes the responsibility for meeting all project goals. Such capital projects are related to changes or expansions of SGL production plants with budgets of approximately one to two digit millions. The aim is to realize these projects within budget and on schedule in accordance with the SGL business processes, quality standards and applicable local rules and regulations.


This position comprises all technical and commercial matters during the project execution.  The incumbent shall pro-actively drive the project including taking the lead of the assigned project teams. #CB1


Your Profile


  • Master of Science degree in an Engineering field (e.g. Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, etc) -or- minimum Bachelor of Science degree with PMP Credential (PMI).
  • PMP Certification is preferred.  
  • At least five years practical experiences in engineering of industrial plants and additional three years experiences as project manager with full budget responsibility
  • Experience in design (engineering) and commissioning of large scale production plant projects
  • Strong proficiency in contract management and negotiations.
  • Strong proficiency in commercial project management including risk management
  • Profound experience in the composition and management of international project teams incl. team building, intercultural relationship and conflict management
  • Accustomed to work with CAD, SAP, MS Project in your daily business.
  • Willingness for international business travel.  Domestic travel and some on-location work required.

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,800 employees worldwide and 29 production sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  Jul 21, 2021

Charlotte, NC, US, 28262

Business Unit:  Corporate & Others
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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