Teknor Apex

Project Manager, Engineering

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Celebrating over 90 years…

Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.

In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service. Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


This Project Manager role will oversee the scope, schedule and budget of major capital projects for any of our USA locations.  This person will work with the Corporate Engineering team, external engineering firms and contracting crews on site to oversee the construction and installation of process equipment as well as establish specifications for contract work and oversee implementation.


  • Prioritizes and schedules project work
  • Prepares project budget and measures progress
  • Reviews and approves purchase requisitions
  • Prepares and presents project status to senior managers
  • Locates sources for equipment, contractors,  and supplies
  • Manage external contract engineering and construction contractors.
  • Responsible for personal and site safety performance
  • Performs additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable Engineering discipline
  • 7-10 years of experience in Project Management/Plant Engineering experience in manufacturing.
  • Experience in equipment design and installation of plastic processing / compounding environment is preferred.
  • Computer literate and knowledgeable in CAD and MS Project
  • Ability to develop and implement Project Management Standards and Procedures.
  • Ability to solve problems through new procedures, systems, design modifications or recommending alternative equipment.
  • Track record of past success in managing individual capital projects in excess of $3 MM
  • Track record of managing multiple capital projects in various stages of completion.
  • Proven ability to mentor less experienced project managers and engineers.

Our top performers possess the following core competencies:  Analytical Thinking * Creativity and Innovation * Work Ethics and Values * Project Management * Problem Solving * Legislation, Policies, Procedures and Standards * Interactive Communication * Critical Judgement * Team Leadership


Travel: Estimated 30% with some weekend overnights.


Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees. We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition


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