Project Manager

  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Posting Date: February 20, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 445688
  • Consultant: Jeff Danis
  • Industry: Manufacturing
PROJECT MANAGER

This Western Canadian success story is expanding into the US with plans for a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in northern California. As the North American diet evolves and plant-based options are more relevant on grocery shelves, our client is looking to bring on a Project Manager for their US operation. In this role, you will be part of the Operations team and be responsible for the procurement of equipment, layout, set up, and commissioning of the new facility. Your understanding of California building codes and your knowledge of the local contractor network will be an asset to the position. If this sounds like a role that meets your experience and interests, please reach out to us.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the leadership team to support project priority and scope.
  • Ensuring the approved project scope is delivered on time and within budget
  • Manage the overall project delivery through set up, start-up and, commissioning.
  • Ensure that all project planning, budgets are managed accurately and that all projects are delivered within cost and schedule.
  • Build and update project documentation for project lifecycle
  • Work with cross-functional teams including, Purchasing, R&D, finance, HR Sales, and Manufacturing.
  • Work with team members to identify and analyze project risks, develop risk management strategies, and produce and control project timelines
  • Travel is required to vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers.
Requirements:

  • A track record of managing a large project, the Food Manufacturing industry is preferred.
  • A degree in business administration, construction management, project management, or Engineering
  • Experience in operating a capital budgeting
  • Cost monitoring and contract negotiation
  • Leadership skills
  • Understanding of California building codes
If this sounds like an opportunity that interests you, please reach out to jeff@macdonaldsearchgroup.com or visit our site at www.macdonaldsearchgroup.com for more information.