Process Steward

Location: Loveland, OH
Date Posted: 06-15-2017
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
Process Steward
This position will be responsible for addressing the needs of the project management community through Unifier ®, a new (to International Paper) capital project and portfolio management (CPPM) system.  Providing expert technical consultation on the Oracle Primavera Unifier® web-based platform and maintaining a stable and secure environment for project data storage, analysis, and reporting.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for researching problems, planning solutions, and coordinating system development to meet changing needs or requirements.
  • Responsible for developing solutions to user requests, translating them into technical specifications, directing IT in developing changes, and deployment.
  • Audit project performance metrics and identify business processes that reduce International Paper’s implementation costs. 
  • Coordinate support work with the IT support group for Unifier.
  • Configure business processes, VIPs, workflows, and other items within Unifier
  • Develop and maintain Unifier’s on-line help system and training materials.
Key Challenges:
  • The newly deployed Unifier includes a replacement for ePAD.  Transitioning to the new system may require that portfolio managers use ePAD, Unifier, plus SAP for some period as planned projects progress through approvals.
  • Project management work practices must be standardized based on proven best practices and VIPs.  Identifying and deploying new VIPs or improved work-practices will be necessary to sustain improvements. 
  • These systems and applications will be deployed globally.
This position will interface with the entire Project Management community within International Paper. Along with the Manager-Capital Project Management Systems, this position will be working with Project Managers and will have global responsibility for institutionalizing, sustaining, and improving Unifier ®. 
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Bachelor or Technical Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field, preferred
  • Working knowledge of project management practices
  • Working knowledge of Oracle system a plus (Primavera P6, Oracle dB, etc)
  • Self-directed and driven, requiring minimum supervision
  •  Organizing and Planning
  •  Process Management
  •  Customer Focus
  •  Written Communication
  •  Functional/Technical Competencies
  •  Problem Solving
    This position will report to the Manager - Capital Project Management Systems within the Capital COE of Global Technology.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
Loveland OH 45140 
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