PROJECT MANAGER - Packaging - £350/£450 per day
To provide Project Management and Project Engineering skills within the packaging centre of excellence. To prepare and support the capital project initiatives from inception to final site ownership. Primarily supporting the sites execution phases using the customer's technical standards and business process systems.
Lead and own allocated Capital Projects from inception through to handover ensuring key phasing of Projects are identified and worked to, with compliance to project management business process systems and technical/engineering standards
Ensuring ALL capital projects are managed with absolute clarity and accuracy specifically via period update (tracked/reported and controlled throughout the project lifecycle:
Engineering Drgs / Specifications
Financial Control / Management
Act as Interface (“on project” point of contact) for the customer's plants with the design, engineering product development.
Lead Project Teams as appropriate for the size of each project ensuring adequate/appropriate resource allocation
Deliver the execution process to ensure standardised agile and rapid deployment of technical productivity & best practices
Adherence to capex specific project measures (as a minimum), improvement as a target.
Accuracy of Capital spend management (both capital and expense) to agreed budget and timelines
Quality impact of any projects e.g. food safe design, food safety incidents due to project implementation
Financial management of projects from $1m to approx $10mm
Ensure post project reviews are undertaken – build lessons learnt into project process
Adherence to centrelined design and standards
KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
Know-How is the sum of every kind of knowledge, skill and experience – however acquired – necessary for the standard acceptable performance in the role.
Project Management and planning skills (knowledge of project management theory and processes) with understanding of Scope, Cost, Schedule. Impact on Quality
Technical/Engineering background preferable
5 years experience within FMCG manufacturing.
Ability to lead a multi discpline project through to completion, experience of managing or supervising internal teams and external contractors
Ability to train and influence others to ensure compliance to business processes, standards, adherence to project timelines and understanding of capital installations
Effective decision making & communication abilities.
Good facilitation skills
Excellent planning and organisation skills – Ability to handle multiple work streams over parallel project timelines (individual projects varying between 3-12 months length)
Computer literate.(Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Project, CAD -preferred)
PROBLEM SOLVING (Complete for Evaluation only)
Problem solving is the ‘self starting’ thinking required for analysing, evaluating, reasoning arriving at and drawing conclusions. Problem solving deals with the intensity of the mental process which use Know-How to identify define and solve problems.
Resolving mismatch between required project timelines and cost/resource availability
Project snagging/conflict resolution with OEM suppliers
Prioritisation of internal/external resource between multiple project workstreams when resource needs to be shared
Working with OEM and internal engineering teams to develop technical solutions to problems arising through concept/design / install phases
Accountability is concerned with the extent to which the job is answerable for actions and their consequences. It is the measured effect of the position on end results.
Determine Project timescales and set out project plan with appropriate resource, milestones and project phasing
Clear and timely communication and escalation of any deviation from project plan or expected financial delivery
Determine key project activities i.e. PDIs, Factory Acceptance Tests,
Determine appropriate project commissioning/sign off criteria
Communicate and liaise with Senior team when necessary to prioritise multiple work streams
Communicate and liaise across various site teams (Ops/Facilities/Utilities/Finance/Engineering) to ensure resource availability and delivery of project to required timelines)
QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES
Proven understanding of the customer's competancies
Interpersonal skills with ability to influence at senior levels within the organisation
Team Player, self-starter, self-motivating, able to deal with uncertainty and complexity.
Excellent leadership abilities and Ability to Model the customer's values
Technical/Engineering background understanding of the customer's Standards
Understanding/familiarity with site safety systems e.g. PTW/SARAS/ATC/ATO
Knowledge/understanding of CDM regulations an advantage (UK Specific)
Must be willing travel/work on multiple sites
An ability to manage multiple projects on the customer's multiple sites