Project Manager

Job Summary


The position bears the overall leadership for capital projects starting with the definition of customer requirements and whilst the

project implementation to meet project goals according to defined budget, scope and time limits as per approved CAR and in

accordance with the SGL business processes, quality standards and working instructions, applicable local rules and regulations and

requirements of property insurer.

This comprises all technical, commercial, construction, permit and safety matters during the execution/implementation phase and it

requires to pro-active drive the project.


Key Accountabilities


  • Full responsibility for the planning and implementation of technical capital projects at international level including leading and

    steering of scope, budget and timeframe accordingly to the approved CAR

  • Responsible for the regular project monitoring on major schedules (procurement, engineering, construction), costs, health, safety

    and environment issues as well as the pro-active risk review, risk log and risk mitigation over the course of the project implementation

  • Lead assigned project team regarding all needs for implementation (technical and commercial matters) incl. appropriate

    communication within team and with all stakeholders (Steering Committee, BU´s, others)

  • Responsible for the regular project reports and regular presentations (SC Meeting and in monthly project reviews)

  • Permanent physical presence at the construction site while construction and as required by other project needs (e.g. engineering,

    procurement, legal matters, project team coordination etc.)

  • Responsible for preparation and accuracy of CARs (with support of a BU assigned team) incl. all required supporting documentation

    (e.g. , conceptual design, cost estimates, risk assessment, time schedules)

  • Analyze and determine essential man power for the project (in particular project and subproject team power)

  • In close collaboration with other departments responsible for technical contract conditions/agreements and change prder process

  • Ensure technical assistance for installation & commissioning for the installed equipment at the construction site


Your Profile


  • Bachelors in Engineering (e.g. mechanical, electrical, civil), MS preferred
  • 5 years experience in mechanical process or electrical engineering plus min. 3 years experience as project manager with full budget responsibility
  • Strength and proven track record in project management incl. negotiation and contract management, commercial project management, cost control, risk management, change order management, claim management, construction and commissioning.
  • Project Management Certification (PMP or PRINCE2)
  • Demonstrated leadership expereinces in motivating and resolving conflict for project teams.  
  • Strong communcation skills across all levels of an organization.
  • Readiness for travel.
  • Capable computer skills: Basic knowledge in CAD and SAP, advanced knowledge in MS Office.

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 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Aug 3, 2022

Morganton, NC, US, 28655 Charlotte, NC, US, 28262

Business Unit:  Corporate Functions
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON, LLC
Functional Area:  General Management
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Hickory

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