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  • Job reference: RMS0174429

Project Manager - Processing Equipment

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/12/2016
  • Duration: permanent
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The Company:
Our client supplies, installs and commissions processing equipment and provides after sales service to producers of Dairy, Cheese, Prepared Food, Ice cream, Beverage and Cosmetics products. Within our processing business we have the Project Engineering organization for North Europe covering the UK, Ireland, Benelux and the Nordic countries.

Our capital equipment projectsinclude everything from conceptual design to start-up and service. This includes integrated plant automation systems with pr

The Role:
If you join our team, you will be our 7th Project Manager and be part of the Project Engineering Team which consists of about 20 people: Automation, Process and Project Engineers, Site Managers and Pre-Project Managers. All team members report to the Engineering Manager for UK and Ireland.

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for the overall performance of our capital equipment projects including the process engineering, automation engineering, mechanical and electrical installation and commissioning. You will manage the projects within the framework of the budget, time schedule, quality and scope, contributing to the overall sales result and customer satisfaction. You will manage 2-3 projects in the same time together with the Processing Project Leader and the Automation Project Leader who will manage "project in the project" and will report to you about how the process engineering and automation part of the project are going on. During each project your daily tasks will include meetings with the engineers, updating of the cost calculation, keeping the business informed of how the project goes and on a monthly basis report to the Project Board which consists of the Engineering Manager, Finance Director and Projects Director.

Sometimes you will already be involved in the pre-project phase, in other cases you will get a proper handover of the project from the Sales and Pre-Project Manager who did the tender and the contracting with the customer.

You will develop, execute, manage and communicate the project plan, budget, and systematic quality activities. You will lead the project organisation, define roles, responsibilities and objectives. You will develop and implement a risk management plan. Your task will be to create and drive the project procurement plan to ensure the supplier selection and management fulfil project objectives. You will also need to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements as well as policies, procedures and guidelines.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You will be selected for an interview if you have degree level of education and you are already experienced in project management for at least 3 years. You have good knowledge of Innovation and Industrialization processes and you are already familiar with current legislation, contractual and commercial requirements. You have strong user level IT skills and know well how to use Ms Project.

A degree in engineering, experience in implementing solutions for the liquid food industry, knowledge of PMI standards and/or PMP certification will all be seen as advantages.

To succeed during the selection process and become successful in your Project Management role you are really structured but in the same time a very dynamic person. You have a systematic way of thinking and you are result and service oriented. You are outstanding in managing your stakeholders as you possess excellent communication and leadership skills. You have trust in your people, you can delegate not just tasks but full

About Fircroft:
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