Randstad Professionals is currently looking for an Senior Engineering Project Leader who will be assigned an interesting challenge for a major client based in the Solothurn area.
This contract is an unique opportunity to join a major client, global group focusing on the Healthcare sector (Medical device, Pharma / vaccines, Consumer health).
The initial assignment will start immediately and will last until July 2020.
Your key responsibilities will include :
Responsible to lead strategy & deployment projects in their areas of responsibility for the Engineering Science and Technology
Work with global / regional program leaders to manage all project activities in their field of responsibility.
Design project plans and execute projects based on those plans.
Determine resource requirements and priorities for a given project and communicate these requirements to management in a regular and timely fashion.
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely and clear fashion.
Monitor progress of all major tasks / milestones through to completion with all project team members and other assigned owners to maintain accurate visibility of project status.
Forecasts, plan, track and report on project budget status Report / escalate any slippage that impacts the planned deployment dates.
Identify the critical path and work with team pull in / maintain completion dates
Stand in for Program leaders when required.
Develop / maintain full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.
Adhere to the corporate project management methodology.
On demand, lead initiatives and coordinate cross-functional team at regional level to drive business and organizational results.
Work with internal partners in the global organization, including business units, researchers, sales consultants, marketing and product development personnel.
Manage project risks, including mitigation plans Keep senior management informed on program status.
The following skills are required
Higher education in Industrial- or Mechanical- or Process Engineering.
Project Management training / certification : PMP or Prince for example mandatory
Lean / Six Sigma certificate and experience (process optimization / change management).
Audit certification and experience.
6+ years of related business experience in a technical environment with 2+ years experience in project management role.
Background in Medical Device, high tech or regulated industry preferred.
Skilled in MS Project and MS Office applications