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Logistics Project Manager

  • Location

    Northampton

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Anil Pattni

  • Contact email:

    anil.pattni@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1967_1707472669

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 May 2024

  • Consultant:

    Anil Pattni

  • 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.