Project Manager

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £40,000 - £45,000 + Company Car + Benefits
Reference : 2116

Our client is one of the world’s largest systems suppliers for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical sectors. The international industrial technology group specialises in machinery and plants as well as advanced process technology, components, and comprehensive services. With more than 18,000 employees, the group generated revenue of more than EUR 4.6 billion in the fiscal year 2020. A major focus is on continuously enhancing the sustainability and efficiency of customers’ production processes. Our client’s plants, processes and components help achieve significant reductions in carbon emissions, plastic use, and food waste in production worldwide.

Project Manager Role Responsibilities:

  • Technical Appraisal / Scope and Design of the Project

  • Project planning

  • Project Budget control including time management

  • Preparation of the commissioning plan and final completion

  • Correct resourcing of the installation and commissioning phases in accordance with site   activities

  • Resolution of deliverable issues during the whole life of the project

  • Preparation and completion of project documentation to fulfil the contract requirements,

  • smooth running of the project and final handover to the client and the GEA Service organisation

  • Final handover and signoff of the project

  • Health and Safety Management on the project

Key Accountabilities

  • To manage all QHSE aspects of the project

  • Manage client’s expectations and provide solutions to ensure actions are tracked and dealt with promptly

  • To project manage the deliverables of the project from the point of sale to successful handover to the client

  • Ensure actions are tracked and dealt with promptly

  • Conduct a full appraisal of the project at the kick-off phase and advise any perceived risk to Management

  • Advise the business of best practice based on experience and industry standards

  • To drive the project to the agreed project programme and scope to allow our client to meet its commercial objectives and allow efficient planning of its resource

  • To communicate with the customer, their representatives and stake holders throughout the course of the project.

  • Taking ownership to close out issues and changes, seeking advice were necessary

  • To liaise with the required divisions within GEA and its suppliers to deliver the scope of the project

  • Ensure all changes within the project are fully documented

  • To produce on time project reports as requested by the Management team

Educational Background

  • Minimum HNC ideally a degree in a related discipline

Professional Knowledge and Experiences

  • Experience in leading multidiscipline engineering projects

  • Experience of managing multiple projects concurrently

  • Experience of leading technical projects from the design phase to conclusion

Other Skills & Competencies

  • Strong Organisational skills

  • Communication skills at all levels

  • Able to comfortably deliver presentations and training

What’s in it for you?

Interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams, and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company.

  • Company Car

  • 25 days annual leave

  • GEA Uniform bonus – target 4%

  • Pension – Employee contribution of 4% attracts 5% employer contribution

  • Group income protection (if in the pension scheme)

  • Death in Service

  • Private Medical Cover (single)

  • Employee discount platform

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Well-being Platform

If you’re looking for a new opportunity, and feel you would be the perfect fit for this role, please do click Apply Now, we’d love to hear from you!