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Engineering Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00586
Location: Lititz, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Engineering Project Manager with a strong background in Consumer Products/Client or Medical Devices. Requires cross-functional leadership capability, bringing together teams from engineering, manufacturing, subcontractors and other business groups like marketing, and purchasing, to lead execution of project deliverables for our client. The Engineering Project Manager could support multiple projects for our clients customer base. Candidates with previous liquid, gel or cream based product manufacturing experience is ideal (liquids processing, filling, packing technologies).

Position Overview
  • Reports direct line to the Engineering or Maintenance Manager.
  • Partners closely with others key manufacturing functions supervisors (Production, Maintenance, Engineering SH&E, Quality Assurance, SMP, NPI, Planning, Plant Controlling, Procurement).
  • Connects with MAKE Global Engineering Platform leads/ Maintenance Communities to leverage proven solutions or available standards.
  • Manages projects to increase capacity of existing manufacturing lines or deliver/improve new manufacturing lines. He/she is responsible for managing part or all of the different project delivery phases (definition, design, planning, commissioning, testing, installation, qualification, start-up and secondary development).
  • Actively participates as core team member or extended team member for larger projects, initiatives and corporate programs (JJPS, Automation, etc.)
  • Manages project execution according to established processes using supporting systems and techniques. Provides project documentation (drawings, schematics, manuals, and technical specifications) is updated and properly filed to ease future use. Ensures proper reporting to management.
  • Actively contributes to protect our business continuity through the identification and mitigation of risks.
Key Responsibilities
  • Manages projects execution to make sure timing, costs and customer satisfaction objectives are met.
  • Supervises directly installation phase directly and ascertains all safety conditions are always in place anytime.
  • Focuses on Safety, Health & Environmental, as well as Quality and Compliance. Acts in compliance with our client's Credo, laws, regulations, Policies and any applicable standard. Incorporates requirements of relevant policies, guidelines and standards into project execution and has the ability to assess relevance for changed or new technologies.
  • Seeks for a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and technology. Masters the interaction between materials and machinery.
  • Understands working conditions in our manufacturing environment and focuses on ergonomic and operability of machineryPlans equipment modification or installation together with Planning and Production, in accordance with plants customer satisfaction objectives. Proposes alternative to overcome constrains. Highlights criticalities and bottlenecks that may potentially jeopardize project execution.
  • Liaises with external partners (Suppliers, Constructor, Consultants, etc.) to assure equipment acquisition meets project objectives (timing, performance, etc.) through technical specification definition, design review, acceptance tests, start-up tests, etc.Innovates through identifying new or state of the art technologies and proposes new ideas for improvement. Identifies opportunities (CIP, capacity, capability) and assesses capital investment and cost impacts. Contributes to the BP Capital projects definition phase.
Education: Engineering Degree 
Experience: 2-3 years in similar positions (preferred if in Production supervision role or maintenance role)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  
• Good communication skills, ability to communicate with different levels in the organization
• Technical oriented intellectual curiosity
• Good Project Management Skills
• Self-awareness and adaptability
• Automation skills are a clear plus
• Communication skills
• Open and oriented to personal relationship
• Team membership
• Result oriented
• Creativity and Innovation
• Customer focus.
• Software knowledge: MS Office Package, Autocad (preferred)
Travel Requirements: limited
Gus Perdikakis Associates Inc is a family owned and operated company that has been servicing clients for over 39 years.  We pride ourselves on treating each employee as an individual and not just another number.  GPA offers full time contract employees benefits that include: health insurance, 401K, PTO accrual, paid holidays, employee appreciation events and tenure awards.  We are an equal employment opportunity company.