Cost Engineer/Assistant Project Manager (Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

Cost Engineer/Assistant Project Manager (Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

Cost Engineer/Assistant Project Manager (Oakbrook Terrace, IL)

ND Paper, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, the largest containerboard producer in China and Asia, and a leading paper product manufacturer globally. We are an environmentally-friendly company that manufactures various types of high-quality pulp, paper and paper-based packaging materials. Our mills in Rumford, Maine and Biron Wisconsin are integrated paper & pulp facilities, and our mill in Fairmont, West Virginia is one of only three in the world that produces air-dried, recycled pulp. We are proud of our 1,100 dedicated employees, who together produce 1.1 million metric tons of paper annually.

We have opened our US headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and are looking to hire top talent to join our dynamic team! ND Paper offers full benefits and a competitive compensation. We are currently seeking an experienced Project Scheduler/Cost Analyst to join our team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compile schedules from suppliers, engineering firms, operations personnel, and contractors to develop and update the Master schedule for each project
  • Collaborate with different project managers and take direction regarding individual presentation style for schedules while maintaining continuity of the basic schedule requirements
  • Provide 2-3-week schedule forecast as well as participate in meetings
  • Work with project managers to generate and track change orders
  • Utilize SAP regularly to assist project managers
  • Travel to set up projects
  • Expedite shipping equipment and track to site
  • Develop and utilize spreadsheets to monitor costs
  • Monitor project budgets against monies spent; track and project monthly spending throughout project
  • Monitor risks and opportunities inherent to project and project estimated cost of project at completion
  • Provide monthly project updates to corporate leadership team


Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three to five years of capital project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Advanced level experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Proficient in Primavera scheduling with the ability to convert data into both Microsoft Project and pdf formats
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing company in the pulp and paper industry
  • Able to work independently with strong communications skills across organizational functions
  • Attention to detail and an ability to organize and multitask
Job Category: Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Illinois Oakbrook Terrace

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