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Project Management and Document Control Team Leader

August 18 2022
Categories Archivist, Documentalist, Document Control, Project Management, Business Analysis, Project, Project management, Planning
Corunna, ON

Job ID : 1666

Closing Date : 09/08/2022

Job Category : Manufacturing

Location : Corunna, Ontario

Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures plastic resins and other petrochemical products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees take pride in our focus on safety and social responsibility by working together to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability, ESG, and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team.

We are currently seeking a Team Leader, ME Project Management & Document Control to join our Manufacturing East (ME) Engineering Team. This position will deliver competitive projects to meet business needs.

You Will Use Your Expertise To:

  • Achieve identified results in Project Management, Project Control and Estimation, and Engineering Systems and Document Control
  • Execute safe, competitive, and predictive projects
  • Provide quality assurance through rigorous adherence to PD&I
  • Manage governance and decision board expectations
  • Ensure project costs and schedules are monitored
  • Work with Project Managers to mitigate negative trends through project analysis
  • Coach and lead best in class cost estimation practices
  • Assure the integrity of engineering systems in collaboration with the Engineering Centre of Excellence
  • Be the Business Unit Rep. (BUR) for external engineering partners
  • Identify risks, vulnerabilities and support the systems and processes to accept, mitigate or eliminate (i.e., PD&I, technical workflow etc.).
  • Lead the development and implementation of regional/multi-functional strategies which address key business issues/opportunities and delivers targeted results.
  • Achieve cost effectiveness by developing and meeting the department’s annual budget.
  • Enable growth and development of team members and monitor execution of strategic ME priorities.
  • Provide effective support to projects, production and Maintenance, Construction and Turnaround groups.
  • Drive sustained Responsible Care® performance improvement through effective Safety Interactions and Safety meetings.

What We Are Looking For:

  • University Graduate with 10+ years of industry related experience and continued professional development OR 12+ years combination of post-secondary education and industry related experience with continued professional development.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated and sustained commitment to the principles of Responsible Care®
  • Effective application of leadership skills such as directing, accountability, coaching, mentoring, counseling, delegating, conflict resolution, and managing change
  • Leadership skills with a demonstrated track record to achieve results, ability to drive step change improvement and influence others
  • Ability to internalize values, mission, and vision of the business and externalize them to the organization
  • Excellent problem solving and facilitation skills with the ability to plan, prioritize and deliver quality results
  • Continuous Improvement mindset focused on execution productivity
  • Healthy balance of strategic vision and tactical analysis to guide decisions and actions
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a team environment with the ability to coach and develop teams and individuals through effective performance management
  • Fosters collaborative internal and external relationships
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP) with a strong learning ability for new software

You Can Stand Out If:

  • You are passionate about your work and put care and thought into all that you do.
  • You are responsible and follow through with your commitments to others and to safety.
  • You are innovative and are willing to challenge your biases when problem solving.
  • You are collaborative, inclusive, and work well with others towards team goals.


The NOVA Chemicals Manufacturing East Sites are located near Sarnia, Ontario. The Sarnia Sites focus on the production of ethylene and polyethylene and is recognized as a cornerstone of Ontario’s petrochemical industry. Sarnia is situated on the south shore of Lake Huron at the headwaters of the St. Clair River, and just an hour from Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation will be considered for this position
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience
  • This role requires up to 10% travel
  • In order to fulfil the duties of this role, the successful candidate will be required to wear respiratory protective equipment. Candidate must successfully pass a fit test and be physically able to wear a respirator
  • The successful candidate is required to provide proof of a valid driver’s license

Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.

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  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request. network