Senior Project Manager

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Category:
Development and Project Management
Location:
Tulofa, Oromia 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:

Job Description

REPORTS TO:  E2E SC lead

FUNCTION:  Supply Chain

EFFECTIVE DATE:  1 st of March 2021

JOB PURPOSE

  • Main purpose it be the engineering representative for a brownfield expansion project. CAPEX of +/- $10MM in 2022
  • Represent Senselet towards the Engineering Construction and Procurement partner (EPCM) and contractors at our factory in Tulofa (65km from Addis)
  • Reporting to E2E supply chain lead. 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide technical expertise on “Facilities & infrastructure” for the Senselet factory
  • Providing data request on current facility and utilities for EPCM and contractors
  • Archive and maintain all technical drawings of the site (AutoCad) 
  • Actively participate in CAPEX execution and requesting budget quotes for engineering jobs 
  • Manage tendering of facilities and infra scope of works
  • Oversee project execution of the expansion.
  • Conduct Engineering Commissioning prior to handover to manufacturing 
  • Manage projects (initiatives), execute as per PepsiCo requirements, in line with Capex budget & timelines.
  • Support capability building of Ethiopian engineering (and maintenance) team
  • Manage and take ownership of the Engineering components of the process/packaging productivity and sustainability agenda
  • Engage with Safety function on infrastructure safety requirements and ensure construction standards are met on investments.
  • Work with various stakeholders internally and externally like design consultants, Project Management consultants etc and ensure the quality of execution timely within the estimated cost.
  • Weekly, monthly reporting of the project progress. 
  • Cost control ownership

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  •  5+ years Project management experience; preferably with investments of $1MM-$10MM range 
  • Some years of manufacturing experience within FMCG industry (Food or Bev) is preferred, preferable for multinational company.
  • Good knowledge of both Food and Beverage processing/packaging technologies and products, primary/secondary packaging, RM/PM requirements, facility controls/automation network solutions
  • In depth knowledge of civil, utilities, water & WWTP technologies. 
  • Equipped with hands-on skills and experience to execute detailed designs, PDI`s and engineering commissioning activities of civils & utilities without any OEM support. 
  • Basic Controls and Automation knowledge
  • Ability to work and modify ACAD technical drawings, Gantt charts and developing civils/utilities URS. 
  • Technical Degree: Engineering (Civils, Mechanical, Electrical preferred) 
  • Knowledge on MS project or other project monitoring software - added advantage. 
  • Knowledge on AutoCAD – added advantage.
  • Being able to work with an international sector team as well as with the local contractors.
  • Pragmatic problem solving by understanding the local practices and options.

How to Apply

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