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Project Manager

29 June 2022


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge – one where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about technology and keen to share your expertise internationally? Step forward and discover Swisslog!
Swisslog is a member of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions with more than 14,000 employees worldwide.

Working as part of our Project Team you will use the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics for forward-thinking customers. We’re offering a talented individual the opportunity to join our incredible team and get the most out of their potential – could it be you?

Short Facts

  • Redditch
    Redditch, United Kingdom
  • Project Management
    Project Management
  • Part-time
    Part-time

Make an impact

The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the projects assigned to him/her are performed correctly in terms of customer satisfaction, technical aspects, timing, financial aspects and in accordance with Swisslog’s guidelines. 

Leadership

  • Establish, manage and motivate mixed (Swisslog and client), cross-functional realization project team
  • Leverage team member’s skills / experience to enhance the project team’s results
  • Influence and convince customers, sub-suppliers, direct reports and managers
  • Lead/drive change process at client
Analytical thinking

  • Increase project benefit and prevent project risks by appropriate risk management
  • Selection of potential sub-contractors for the project in cooperation with other company functions (engineering, control system etc.)

Technical / commercial knowledge & planning

  • Regularly perform and update critical path analysis
  • Elaborate contracts with sub-contractors, minimizing risks for SLOG
  • Keep updated lists of outstanding items, correspondence with the relevant interfaces (customer, subcontractors, co-suppliers), minutes of meetings and discussions
  • Prepare, manage and keep updated the official project time schedule (in MS Project) with reference to SLOG supplies and the relevant customer milestones
Team work & integrity

  • Give support to Sales department. in the contract definition phase and in future relationship for extensions and/or new business
  • Ensures the issue of the project documentation according to the SLOG quality standards
  • Ensures Sub-contractors supply on the required level of quality (CE, validation, etc.)
Result orientation

  • Lead responsibility that all the project specifications (layout, functional, acceptance test specs. etc.) are timely issued and detailed enough to avoid technical and contractual risks for SLOG
  • Assume a constant attention and motivation in claim management towards the sub-contractors
  • Motivate change orders / claims towards the customer
  • Set up and manage effective project cost controlling and milestone based payment
  • Keep updated project forecast (PKU), cash flow and status report
Customer focus

  • Present Swisslog and take responsibility towards for the customer

Bring to the team

  • Previous experience in project management or work with a project methodology approach in a technical / engineering and customer-oriented environment
  • Proven experience of successful managed long-term projects
  • Previous experience of working in the supply chain field/logistics field would be desirable but not essential
  • Technical understanding of Automation Software, supplier components (cranes, conveyors, AGV etc.) would be desirable but not essential 

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

Onboarding
Learn & Grow
Flexible Working Options
Diversity & Inclusion
Great Team Spirit
Wellbeing Initiatives

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

WE OFFER

Swisslog is part of a global organization that strives to provide opportunities, a healthy work-life balance and a wide range of social activities. Just some of the benefits our teams enjoy include:

▪ Competitive salary and benefits
▪ Working with advanced technologies
▪ Encourages new ideas & innovations
▪ Empowerment & project ownership
▪ Multi-cultural workplace that promotes diversity
▪ Future-oriented projects with leading brands
▪ Hands on training & skills development
▪ Domestic and international career opportunities.


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