Project Manager

Posted 07 June 2023
LocationCounty Kildare
Job type Permanent
Discipline EngineeringManufacturing
Contact NameOliver Hayes

Job description

What you need to know

A reputable and globally leading plastics company that provides advanced manufacturing solutions for highly precise plastics products in the healthcare and automotive industries is currently looking to add an experienced and dynamic Project Manager to their team in Co. Kildare.
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading cross-functional teams to successfully design, develop and deliver new and existing projects. Working closely with senior management you will be responsible for planning, controlling, and executing project deliverables and ensuring the appropriate resources are in place for your teams to deliver.
This an exciting time to join the business, as they are experiencing exponential growth in Ireland and have recently announced a large capital investment at their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Co. Kildare.

This is a permanent job with an excellent salary and package. 

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Duties & responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, and control project activities to fulfil project objectives and satisfy project and product requirements. 

  • Ensure appropriate resources are assigned to the project team.

  • Identify project stakeholders and develop communication plans to build relationships and manage stakeholder expectations. 

  • Monitor and track the progress of the project, providing status updates as required and ensuring that the project team has appropriate processes in place to track and report progress and cost.

  • Manage and track project budget, cost and profit targets to meet established return on investment goals. 

  • Coach team members to ensure process adherence and effective project management, utilizing best practice project management skills.

  • Deliver accurate, concise and high-quality project documentation.

  • Manage the timely resolution of issues and concerns, engaging with stakeholders with a solution-focused approach.

  • Manage risks and change requests.

  • Conduct post-project reviews and recommend improvements to ensure the function is best structured to support ongoing change projects.

  • Ensure the highest Quality & Compliance standards, participating and complying with the Quality Management System.

What are we looking for? 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Program Management or another relevant discipline.

  • A professionally recognised Project Management qualification - PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is preferred. 

  • Excellent with the typical project life cycle from concept through to qualification in a strongly regulated GMP, high-volume manufacturing environment, having gained significant and proven experience in this area. 

  • Have extensive knowledge of injection moulding & mould tooling.

  • Strong project management, process improvement, budget management and planning skills. 

  • Strong track record in project and change management with the ability to motivate self and others to deliver high-quality work within stringent deadlines.

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully manage stakeholder relationships. 

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of QMS principles (preferably ISO13485) 

  • Experienced in using tools such as Microsoft Suites, especially MS Project. 

  • Have strong information management, analytical and numerical skills and a high level of attention to detail. 

  • Strong team player who can lead cross-functional teams and achieve collective business goals. 

  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines in a dynamic environment. 

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