Project Manager

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary €60000 - €75000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameWarren Watson

Job description

Project Manager
€60k - €75k
Monday - Friday

Vickerstock are working in partnership with the world's leading provider of on-road handling equipment to assist them with the recruitment of Project Manager for their site in Dundalk. Our client has close to 3500 employees across the world.

They are looking for a talented Project Manager to join their team of highly skilled project team. As the new PM, you will be tasked with leading complex projects to resolve identified business needs, deliver project targets and facilitate effective & efficient project portfolios. One of your key areas of focus will be the management of key changes within operations & design within the Manufacturing side of the business.

In return, you will join an employer of choice, a company that will offer you a position in a global organisation that will assist you with career growth to take your skills and knowledge to the next level.

You responsibilities as a Project Manager:

  • Responsible for managing, leading and delivering large and complex projects including multiple product lines.
  • Provide the main interface and maintain a confident relationship with the project owner, steering group, customer and other participants in the project.
  • Responsible for ensuring all contractual and technical obligations are fulfilled.
  • Deliver the project results as agreed with the steering group.
  • Plan and coordinate all the activities during project execution, such as resourcing, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, installation and commissioning.
  • Drive visible performance management, use KPI's to track progress, monitoring actual performance versus plan promoting awareness to drive improvement.
  • Responsible for tracking project tasks, creation of status reports, and delivery of same to the Operations team.
  • Ensure that all documents such as test reports, certificates, manuals and other necessary documents are ready before delivery.
  • Implementing a strategy to support adoption of the change management techniques within the business and assessing change readiness of the operational team and identifying key stakeholders
  • Creating change/project management plans for projects or change initiatives with particular emphasis on - compliance, training needs analysis, training plan, implementation tracking, communication and other associated change considerations.
  • Developing change management processes and tools to support the integration and engagement with change management principles.
  • Identifying opportunities and providing expertise to build resilience to change across the organisation
  • Ensuring goals are met in areas including on time delivery, customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance.
  • Promote a culture of high accountability, empowerment and high engagement.

Ideally you will have:

  • Ideally, a minimum of 8 years experience as a Project Manager, managing end to end projects
  • Third Level qualification in Project and/or Change Management or similar discipline preferred.
  • Project Management qualifications e.g. PRINCE, PMI, Scrum, PMP, etc.
  • Manufacturing operations background and Lean/Six Sigma experience will be considered as an advantage.
  • Proven in depth project management experience using a variety of project management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in project management and communications.
  • Experience implementing changes to business processes, technologies and systems preferably within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent time management skills - a highly organised individual capable of prioritising their own workload.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.

If you are interested in this position contact Warren Watson to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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As an experienced specialist senior engineering and manufacturing recruitment professional with 6 years' experience; I personally specialise within Manufacturing/Engineer sector at all levels across Ireland.

If you are interested in this vacancy, or work within the Manufacturing/Engineering sector in Ireland, then please apply with your CV to me for consideration - (You can also find and connect with me on LinkedIn)