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Senior Engineering Project Manager

Company: Fraser Dove International
Location: Billerica
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Engineering Project Manager

Are you a driven and adaptable project engineer who is up for the challenge of integrating and implementing innovative technology?

Are you looking to work for a rapidly growing organisation who are in the initial phases of growth plans for their engineering department?

Is progression and responsibility key factors you are looking for in your next role?

Fraser Dove International is partnered exclusively with an innovative pharmaceutical organisation specialising in Medical Imaging. Operating internationally, they are committed to creating and providing pioneering medical imaging solutions to improve treatment of human disease.

Our client is seeking a creative leader who is willing to do things differently and drive forward engineering projects.

Discover more about our Engineering Project Manager opportunity; its objectives, duties/responsibilities and the skills, experience and competencies needed to succeed.

Your objectives:As the Senior Engineering Project Manager, you will be measured against the following objectives:

1) Manage and oversee project contract work both in engineering and construction.

2) Lead team members during project execution including Manufacturing staff, Facilities staff, multiple outside vendors, and contractors.

3) Prepare project estimates for design, equipment, installation, labour, materials, and other related costs.

What you will do:As the Senior Engineering Project Manager, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Project Management responsibility for projects in the $200K- $2M range.
  • Drive alignment on scope and project status through transparent, timely, and clear verbal and written communications to teams, stakeholders, and appropriate levels of the organization of both technical and non-technical topics.
  • Partner with Purchasing to prepare bid packages for design and construction contracts; effectively lead the negotiation, award and management of contracts and agreements with AE firms, vendors, construction contractors, regulatory and government agencies.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain up-to-date MS Project Timelines inclusive of all critical milestones, key interdependencies, and resource constraints, applying appropriate project scheduling techniques.
  • Drive the execution of external design partners and construction firms to deliver the right scope at the right time.
  • Set clear expectations across all phases of partner onboarding including Scope/RFP generation, bid reviews, contract execution, and contractor onboarding.
  • Approve, manage, coordinate, and oversee development of project design documents.
  • Select A/E firms to perform engineering design.
  • Coordinate and lead team review of designs/deliverables and document decisions accordingly.
  • Inspect or direct the inspection of work to ensure conformance to design drawings, specifications, schedules, and safety regulations.
  • Ensure contractors receive site orientation and training and that all state/local code requirements, building permits, inspection and project close-out processes are followed.
  • Establish clear performance and acceptance criteria, draft and execute project commissioning plans and ensure that projects and equipment are rigorously designed and tested to this criterion.
  • Drive effective project turnover from the engineering function into the business owners.
  • Achieve effective financial control through management of project scope, estimating, risk management, and project closeout.
  • Negotiate with contractors and suppliers to keep projects within budget while obtaining excellent value.
  • Manage the review and approval of contractor RFI's, submittals, and change requests.
  • Provide project management reports and presentations. Monitor project status and execution.
  • Incorporate safety into all aspects of projects, construction safety management, site security, environmental control, hazardous materials management, fire protection and safety systems.
  • Utilize effective meeting management principles to drive results-oriented project meetings including development of clear agendas, capturing and timely distribution of minutes, & proactive follow-up of assigned tasks.

    What you will bring:These are the skills and experience you will need to succeed as the Senior Engineering Project Manager:

    • Minimum of 10 years demonstrated Project Engineering & Management experience leading cross-functional project teams for design, construction, commissioning & qualification, and start-up.
    • Proven track record of on-time & on-budget performance for complex projects related to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities.
    • Strong technical skills in pharmaceutical equipment, utilities systems, and facilities engineering preferred.
    • Basic understanding of building and equipment automation capabilities and industry best practices.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office suite of software tools (PowerPoint, Excel, Word), as well as, demonstrated competency in the use of MS Project.
    • Strong knowledge of engineering standards and all applicable regulatory requirements including Building Codes, Factory Mutual, Environmental, GMP/GLP, OSHA and ADA.
    • Strong understanding of Quality Systems.
    • Solid understanding of cGMPs. Able to interpret CFRs in establishing current practices.
    • Demonstrated skills in basic technical report writing: Engineering studies, user requirement specifications, commissioning documents.
    • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, influencing, organizational and time management skills.
    • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated sound judgment, good business acumen and strong analytical skills.
    • Ability to accommodate flexible scheduling including off-hours and week-end work.
    • Travel 5-10 percent.
    • Self-starter with strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills, with the capability to work both independently and in a team environment.
    • Strong analytical and communications skills are critical.
    • Project Management education, training, and/or PMP certification is desirable.
    • Affiliations with relevant industry associations, such as ISPE, PDA, etc.
    • Knowledge of and experience with lean concepts and tools.
    • 4-year BS degree in engineering is required.
    • Advanced degree in industry relevant discipline or MBA is a plus.

      What you will get:These are the perks and benefits that will complement your generous base salary:
      • Bonus
      • 3 weeks' vacation
      • 401k
      • Relocation Support

        Got what it takes?To apply for the Senior Engineering Project Manager, click the 'Apply' button below or contact the Executive Search Consultant - Jos-- Henriques - on +44 (0)203 355 7050.Please Note:
        • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorised to give instructions or assignments.
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          Fraser Dove International is a specialist executive search firm operating exclusively in the life science industry. Passionate about people, we take pride in helping exceptional life science organisations source the talent they need to design, manufacture and distribute life-changing drugs, treatments and devices which transform and save patient lives.

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