Logistics Project Manager - Northampton
Opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.
Opportunity to drive real change & transformation whilst focusing on exciting new automation technologies across conveyance, sortation, robotics and storage solutions.
Opportunity to work across several work-streams including Facilities, Inventory, Automation and Systems.
Market leaders within Healthcare and Life Sciences.
Logistics Project Manager:
Working at a senior management level, taking ownership and leading business critical projects, new business, business expansions, customer product launches within the organisation.
End-to-end ownership for large-scale projects from planning through to installation, launch and support.
Coordinate critical path tasks, thoroughly analyse technical details, and develop innovative solutions to address any issues that arise.
Assess and effectively communicate the status of projects, proactively manage potential risks and delays across multiple teams.
Organise and facilitate weekly standing meetings with internal teams and external vendors/contractors to plan and monitor project deliverables.
Work closely with various internal teams, including Engineering, Facilities, Operations, IT, and Procurement, to collaborate and ensure smooth project execution.
Managing key project KPI's (schedule, deliverables, and budget).
Providing project status reports and identifying risks and issues impacting the project completion.
Managing project budgets and implementing actions to resolve cost overruns.
Managing the project scope definition and sign-off, and leading the change management process thereafter.
Presenting project status reports to senior executive level.
Logistics Project Manager:
Possession of a recognised project management qualification would be advantageous.
Experience of leading projects, new sites, new geography from project launch to handover.
Demonstrable track record of owning, leading and delivering projects.
Experience of using recognised project management tools.
You should have strong organisational/analytical skills and be able to translate ideas to action effectively.
Outstanding communication, negotiation and influencing skills whilst maintaining integrity are essential as you will be liaising with all levels of management and operations.
The ability to cope with time pressure in volume dynamic operations is required whilst continuing to be enthusiastic and have a high level of energy ensuring project deadlines are consistently achieved.
Some experience in Engineering / Six Sigma would be an advantage.
£60,000 - £65,000 + benefits
National role and therefore an expectation to travel to multiple sites.
EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy