Project Manager

Thetford, UK
18 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A very attractive position has arisen for a driven and pragmatic project manager to join Baxter in Thetford on a permanent basis. Working in the pharmaceutical industry this role will primarily focus on delivering capital projects within engineering. You will work alongside a team of project managers and project engineers while reporting to the senior project manager. Projects will be varied from installations (new process equipment); machine upgrades to utility improvements and small constructions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile quality associated documentation (URSs / change controls / critical system drawings and system reference files)
  • Be responsible for the project planning from design through to construction and commissioning. Tasks will include management of project risk; resources; budget control and ensuring the project is completed on time to the required standards
  • Work closely with the purchasing department throughout the tendering process
  • Act as a liaison between stakeholders, designer and construction companies to ensure good communication of all activities
  • Manage day to day activities of the project
  • Manage EHS requirements and sub-contractors
  • Provide technical and project leadership in multi skilled teams
  • Lead design review meetings to promote innovation and discussion
  • Produce monthly reports and presentations for communication to the senior leadership team

  • An experienced project manager with a background in mechanical/electrical engineering
  • Ideally the successful candidate will hold at least HNC/HND qualifications in an engineering discipline however this is not essential as proven experience will be considered.
  • Be a strong leader with exceptional communication skills
  • Knowledge of UK's GMPs
  • Demonstrate experience in managing pharmaceutical or FMCG projects from start to finish
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise workloads for the needs of the business
  • Microsoft Project skills
  • AutoCAD familiarization is desired but not essential

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

A Career That Matters

Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

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