The Industrial Project Manager will be responsible for planning, executing, and closing significant industrial projects within budget, timeline, and scope. The incumbent will be the driving force behind successful project completion, overseeing all aspects of project management including budgeting, scheduling, procurement, quality control, and risk management. Ability to lead cross-functional teams, collaborate with stakeholders, and apply project management best practices will be essential to ensure the successful delivery of industrial projects. Common project scope would include equipment procurement and installation into new or existing infrastructure, supporting a new or existing process.
Project Planning: Develop and manage comprehensive project plans, including defining project scope, objectives, resources, and timeline. Conduct feasibility studies, risk assessments, and cost-benefit analyses to identify project risks and opportunities.
Project Execution: Lead cross-functional project teams, including engineering, procurement, operations, and other stakeholders, to ensure effective project execution. Monitor and control project progress, budget, and quality, and take corrective actions as needed. Communicate project status and updates to stakeholders.
Procurement Management: Develop procurement strategies, manage vendor selection and contract negotiation, and oversee procurement activities to ensure timely delivery of materials and services required for project execution.
Quality Control: Develop and implement quality control plans, conduct inspections, and ensure compliance with project specifications, standards, and regulations. Take corrective actions to address quality issues and ensure project deliverables meet customer requirements.
Risk Management: Identify, assess, and manage project risks and issues. Develop and implement risk mitigation plans to minimize project disruptions and delays.
Stakeholder Management: Establish and maintain effective communication channels with project stakeholders, including clients, team members, vendors, and other relevant parties. Resolve conflicts and manage expectations to ensure stakeholder satisfaction.
Project Closeout: Conduct project evaluations, capture lessons learned, and develop project closure reports. Conduct final project reviews with stakeholders and facilitate project handover to operations or maintenance teams.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field. Master's degree is a plus.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial project management, preferably in manufacturing, construction, or engineering industries.
Strong knowledge of project management principles, methodologies, and tools.
Proven track record of successfully managing industrial projects from initiation to completion, meeting project objectives, budget, and timeline.
Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects concurrently, and adapt to changing priorities.
Proficiency in project management software and tools.
Professional certifications in project management, such as PMP (Project Management Professional) or similar, are preferred.
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