senior engineering project leader in Zug

Lucie Nasshan, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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lucie nasshan, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50
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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 December 2019.

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