Head of Project Delivery (Automation Warehousing) - Home based

13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Dematic is a global leader providing a comprehensive range of intelligent intralogistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4300 highly skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide its customers a unique perspective in world class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to product and solution R&D combined with manufacturing plants in the US, Europe, China and Australia ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost effective solutions globally. Our tremendous track record of success has led to the development and implementation of more than 5000 world class integrated systems for a customer base including some of the world's biggest companies. www.dematic.com We are now looking to add to our existing project management team, with an experienced warehousing project leader, able to take on a management position as Head of Project Delivery. Purpose of the role: The primary purpose of the role is the delivery of all customer / capital projects in time and to budget with customer satisfaction as a focus and with reference to latest H&S standards and legislation Responsible for managing a multidisciplinary team of ‘assigned’ engineers, Project Managers, product experts and Installation Supervisors to deliver a range of objectives. This role works in close co-operation with Sales, Installation, Engineering, Purchasing, Customer Services and Product Centres Line Management responsibility of Project Management resource Key responsibilities: Assisting to set strategic plans, budgets and controlling mechanisms in the Department to deliver performance targets and provide effective development / deployment plans for both project activities and departmental staff Development and control of all staff in area of reasonability Allocation of resources to projects. Projects delivered ensuring best use of team members, time, and resource. Minimising costs where possible and practicable Management of a multidisciplinary team of PM’s and ‘assigned’ resource Set, maintain and enhance operational standards for project delivery and project management excellence Work directly with Sales and Engineering to support the successful acquisition of new projects and help minimise the ‘risk profile’ of these from the outset Create and support a collaborative approach within the business, generating close interaction with the marketing, sales, engineering and implementation teams throughout the process Challenge project costs, timescales and technologies to make sure a lean but workable solution is developed with an appropriate and acceptable risk profile Support the drive for standardisation and the use of appropriate standardised solutions and concepts wherever possible in order to support the long term strategic plans of Dematic Conduct on-going project reviews to identify project problems early and maximise savings potential on all projects and deliver all projects in time Instilling a “Zero Tolerance” to failure attitude with regards to both quality and safety Liaison with product centres and internal departments to minimise Non-Conformance Costs (NCCs) Support the Customer Services Division and involve them in project handover Ensure adherence of yourself and the team to all current legislation, incl Health and Safety and business conduct guidelines Provide direction and motivation for all staff members through role model leadership Engage in wider company activities to support strategic plan, business excellence and customer satisfaction targets Build relationships with customers through good communication in meetings, presentations, documentation and other means To be successful in this highly influential and business critical role, you will be an experienced project manager within warehousing / engineering, with experience of managing teams of project managers; have an HNC or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering; an ability to travel extensively to sites and the desire to join a dynamic and progressing project management team and company Please note: this is a home based role with travel to site based projects (some overseas) as required) This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66881161