Titre du poste

Project Engineer - Optimisation


Position : Project Engineer - Optimisation

Do you have Project management and Implementation experience? Then this is the job for you. 
My client is currently looking for a suitably qualified person for the position of a Projects Engineer - Optimisation within the Downstream department. The position reports to the Downstream Optimisation Manager.
The successful incumbent will be responsible for providing a comprehensive project management service to the pharmaceutical business with regards to major and minor projects.
Key performance areas:

  • Plan, structure and lead the execution of site improvement projects using appropriate processes and tools.
  • Identify, generate the business case, motivate, plan, and manage implementation of capital projects, ensuring required economic and community outcomes are delivered on time. 
  • Coordinate input and develop 5-year manufacturing capital plans, including equipment selection and review.
  • Coordinate development of scope of work, request for quotations, tender evaluations, and adjudications of projects.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects and ensure that all contractors meet SLAs.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Monitor procurement and escalate roadblocks to management to prevent delays.
  • Measure and report on project performance and expenditure against project budgets using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis, and ensure capital projects are aligned with the Costrac system.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared and communicated to management and the corporate headoffice capital.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks.
  • Evaluate the work standards and sign off all projects to the original BOQ and agreed project standards as per the contract.
  • Ensure all projects are fully integrated into operations and maintenance systems
  • through effective handover.
  • Promote and adhere to company procedures, policies, and guidelines.

Required profile for job ad : Project Engineer - Optimisation

Minimum specifications / requirement areas:

  • BSc Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing
  • Optimisation experience of at least 3 years
  • Project management and implementation experience
  • Familiarity with Costac or similar would be advantageous
  • Familiarity with Pharmaceutical Standards would be advantageous
  • Good interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

Job criteria for job ad : Project Engineer - Optimisation

  • Job category : Production, maintenance, quality
  • Industries : Chemistry, petrochemistry, raw materials, mining
  • Employment type : Permanent contract
  • Region : KwaZulu-Natal
  • City :
  • Experience level : 5 to 10 years
  • Educational level : Bachelor
  • Spoken language :
    english > fluent
  • Number of Position(s) :
  • mechanical engineering
  • quality
  • processes
  • manufacturing
  • maintenance
  • production
  • equipment
  • quality processes
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Type de poste
Temps plein
Lieu du poste
Umhlanga, Afrique du Sud
Date de publication
21 juin 2024
Valide jusqu’au
9 août 2024
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