Project Manager Vacancy

The Opportunity:

Prime Design Projects specialises in the design of factory layouts and production lines in FMCG industries, in particular dairy and nutritional industries, and we are looking for an experienced project manager to join our team on a full-time basis.

As well as a salary commensurate with your experience, you will benefit from:

  • 33 days holiday per year
  • Flexible, remote working (40 hours per week)
  • Contributary pension scheme
  • International travel opportunities

The Role:

Based at home, you will work with the Prime Design Projects team, our customers, and OEM suppliers to support and lead the design, specification, installation, and commissioning of production lines, utilities and buildings.
Within this role, you would be required to:

  • Lead project teams and build good relationships with all stakeholders, Prime Design employees, customers, end users, OEM suppliers, other contractors, project team members.
  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close the project: Key areas: scope, team leadership, schedule, communications, cost, risk, quality, procurement, HSE.
  • Complete User Requirements Documents and ensure they are clearly communicated, understood, and complied with.
  • Manage change orders.
  • Participate in project meetings.
  • Write and present regular updates to stakeholders.
  • Co-ordinate and attend (if necessary) Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of equipment at suppliers.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of equipment to site from around the world.
  • Co-ordinate the installation on site and ensure its accuracy.
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the commissioning on site up to Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).
  • Record and agree all test results.
  • Follow HSE regulations and rules.
  • Arrange technician and operator training.
  • Provide a complete set of documentation for the installations to customers and end users.

You will also be required to contribute towards the success of Prime Design Projects growth strategy, as well as on-going project process improvements.

What we are Looking For:

The ideal candidate will be a professionally qualified project manager, with at least 4 years’ experience in leading manufacturing capital projects.  The role requires an engineering background; an apprentice / graduate engineer, preferably with experience of civil works, utilities and production lines. It would suit someone looking to develop their career by leading complex capital manufacturing projects, with international teams.
You will understand the principles of integrating production lines and production flows, and have an understanding of, or experience in 2D and 3D CAD drawings and models. 

The nature of the role will require variable and extended hours when working on international projects with different time zones, as well as international travel, occasionally for periods up to 4 weeks during installation and commissioning phases.

Applications will be reviewed as quickly as possible and should they meet our requirements, the candidate will be invited for an initial discussion on Microsoft Teams.