Branchburg, New Jersey

Company presentation

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description

The science of electronics is transforming exponentially through innovation and connectivity around the planet. Every day, breakthroughs are making technologies – from micro-processors, memory chips and flat panels to photovoltaic cells – even smaller and more powerful, opening up countless new possibilities in how the world lives, works and connects. Air Liquide Advanced Materials grows by enabling our customers to innovate. Our ALOHA™ and Voltaix® products are critical to the manufacturer of the newest computer chips required for Big Data and the Internet of Things.

Candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.

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Air Liquide Advanced Materials (ALAM)

Job Responsibilities

Located in Branchburg, NJ.

The Project Controls Manager’s role is to ensure that Engineering projects obtain the services needed to achieve project goals related to cost, schedule and project controls. The Project Controls Manager will be responsible for all aspects of Air Liquide Advanced Materials (ALAM) project controls and reporting, including estimate development, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development and schedule control. The Project Controls Manager will support project managers and cost stewards with ongoing project cost and schedule analysis, reporting, forecasting, budgeting and change management.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating,  progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise
  • Create and maintain the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for all projects (current and emerging) to ensure successful execution
  • Lead planning exercises, prepare and maintain EPC cost and schedule for capital projects
  • Ensure schedules generated for a project are fully integrated and resource-loaded in order to ensure the accuracy of projected staffing requirements.
  • Generate basis of cost and schedule, perform cost and schedule analysis and cost and schedule risk assessment (CSRA) for projects and provide cost and schedule confidence report
  • Measure project cost performance and progress
  • Set up, implement, and maintain project cost and schedule related key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Provide forecasts for schedules, costs and resources (internal and external) through trend analysis and historical trend research
  • Provide project managers with corrective actions regarding cost and schedule variances and impacts on project delays and opportunities
  • Assist project teams in resolution of issues involving cost, schedule, & contract changes.
  • Conduct cost and schedule review meetings and assist in developing alternatives to accommodate changes to project plans and communicate any deviations of current plan to the project team.
  • Review cost and schedules prepared by contractors to ensure appropriate level of details and structure are applied for effective progress monitoring and project control.
  • Revise schedules taking into account new variables including: missed milestones, project changes, and new events
  • Provide necessary coaching to contractor’s planners to insure the development of job plans that can be transposed into a workable cost and schedule that accurately links required tasks and specific resources that are necessary to complete an identified work scope.
  • Work with the highest regard for the safety and health of all involved. Understand and comply with all safety regulations and guidelines
  • Successfully complete all required trainings


Required Qualifications

Skill Set/Knowledge/Expertise:

  • BS Engineering with Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred.
  • Project Management Certification (PMI) or similar preferred.
  • 7+ demonstrated experience in managing capital projects (> $50MM) in the specialty chemical or similar industry.
  • 7+ years of experience in project controls and scheduling, including resource estimation
  • 3+ years of experience in project portfolio and integrated master scheduling
  • Ability to prepare and deliver training on project controls and scheduling to a diverse audience
  • Strong analytical skills with a rigorous and methodical approach
  • Experience and proficiency in using planning and scheduling software such as Microsoft Project or Primavera
  • Experience and proficiency in cost estimating techniques and understanding of estimate accuracy at various project stages.
  • Working knowledge of high purity gas installation techniques, and practices a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment schematics, PIDs, and construction drawings.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, with good mediation skills. Must be collaborative and comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail; precision and accuracy are important.

Branchburg, New Jersey

Air Liquide is a global leader, constantly striving to stay on top in a fast paced, high-tech industry. Our careers provide you with an immediate opportunity to contribute. We give you the responsibility to find customer solutions and the autonomy needed to get things done. The diversity of our businesses and our worldwide operations mean a career at Air Liquide can take you almost anywhere you want to go.

Air Liquide Group relies on the skills and commitment of over 43,000 people throughout the world with a broad range of responsibilities in a variety of industries. It is through their efforts that we have become a world leader in industrial and medical gases with a reputation for excellence.

The diversity of our employees is a driving force behind our success. Present in over 75 countries, our people are a mixture or gender, race, culture, nationality, education and professional experience. Their combined competencies allow us to capitalize on fast changing opportunities worldwide.

One of Air Liquide's strategic themes is developing our talents. Recruiting, training, mobility...more competent and motivated teams are and will continue to be one of the foundations of Air Liquide's growth and leadership.

Our Career Philosophy

At Air Liquide we trust in the initiative of our people. We believe our employees are the source of our success and rely on their intelligence, creativity and determination to continuously improve our performance. We give people responsibility and trust them to get the job done. The link between our employees and our success means we must continuously attract the best people. To do so, Air Liquide must be a great place to work. Our mission is to ensure this is the case.

A career at Air Liquide means the opportunity to explore many different types of work all over the world while remaining within the same company. It means being part of a company heavily invested in your development—your success drives ours and we prepare you to succeed. It also means working for a company that believes your success is dependent on a healthy balance between your personal and professional lives.

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