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Project Manager - Food/Pharma (CHI 18117) in Oak Brook, IL at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/17/2018

Job Description

Project Manager - Foods
 
Functional Role Description:
The Project Manager (PM) is fully responsible for the overall development and execution of small- to medium- (typically up to $1MM fee) projects including project profitability, safety, and client satisfaction and controlling available resources, project scope, schedule, budget and contractual requirements. The PM possesses broad knowledge, understanding and experience with the basic engineering and construction models including A/E, AEPCM, Design Build and/or CM. PM’s provide leadership and organization to the project and instill confidence in the client regarding the project team’s abilities. The PM demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and maintains specific knowledge of planning and scheduling functions and a thorough understanding of contract administration, liability and safety issues. The PM serves as the primary point of contact for the client and other outside consultants concerning the project.
 
Essential Functions:
 
  • Coordinates completion of defined work scope for a project between disciplines/locations involved.
  • Assists in preparation of project specifications and reviews progress as drawings are developed and prior to issue for permit and construction.
  • Monitors changes in scope/schedule and prepares Change Authorizations as required.
  • Develops, reviews and approves all project management documents via the DTSR including: scope development, project costs and schedules, and internal/external communications.
  • Supervises the preparation of proposals, project specification/scopes and assists in negotiating final contracts.
  • Monitors project costs and quality to ensure the profitability and technical performance of the project and develops innovative actions to correct variances to scope, budget and/or schedule.
  • Exercises cost efficient and innovative approaches in the design to save construction costs and improve productivity.
  • Anticipates, recognizes and identifies key project issues/problems and establishes objectives and priorities in solving them and determines solutions and directs their implementation.
  • Supports business and relationship development activities of the BGM, BRM and SPM.
  • Responsible for safety of the project team and the quality of the finished product.    
 
    Skills and Qualifications:

•         10+ years project management experience in a consulting organization in the food and/or pharma industry

•         Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

•         Experience with and general knowledge of safety and contract/liability issues

•         Experience with design and operation and/or maintenance of production facilities for processed food, beverage, meat, confection and dairy products

•         Experience with USDA, FDA, cGMP, and FSMA requirements

•         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and scheduling software

•         PE license a plus

•         Strong technical organization and communication skills, as well as the ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems. Must be highly motivated with exceptional teamwork and leadership skills.

Physical Demands: The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
 
  • Frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Frequently use close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
 
In addition:
 
  • Overtime may be necessary as work load’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • The job will generally be performed at Middough’s office, but may require occasional overnight travel to the Client’s office, production facility or industrial/construction job site.
  • The employee may be assigned to work at a Client’s office, facility or site for an extended period of time. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply. When performing outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required.

Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.