Project Manager Automation

Location: Breda, North Brabant Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering Type: Temporary

Project Manager Automation Projects,
Pharmaceutical company in Breda

You will be responsible for automation related projects to ensure equipment reliability and organization readiness and sustainability for the company's ongoing functional, geographical and operational expansion.
This is an excellent opportunity for a driven, highly experienced, and talented individual to join a dynamic organization passionately committed to supporting Amgen values and goals.

Key responsibilities:
* Manage communication, preparation and implementation of Automation Life Cycle Management projects within established scope, schedule, and budget
* Facilitate and lead effective project meetings, manage changes and conflicts
* Lead, coordinate, facilitate and motivate all project stakeholders to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables
* Communicate and drive changes of existing processes to support implementation
* Ensure current processes are updated and ready to execute
* Ensure cross functional business readiness including updates to process and procedures (SOP's)
* Ensure that the Project Charter meets the business / project needs and solution is integrated to existing processes
* Review and verify that the final project deliverables meet the business / project needs
* Taking a 'helicopter view', overseeing and ensuring integration between the current specific site process and global processes.
* Ensuring proper Key Performance Indicators are set
* Ensure appropriate business representation is assigned to the project and signoff at key milestones
* Resolve any conflicts or escalations that are raised
* Key contributor to activity planning, resources & skills allocation, day-to-day activity management and budget

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor or Master degree in Industrial Automation Engineering, Industrial Information Systems
* Proven experience of project management leadership in a cross functional environment within IS and Engineering
* At least 8 years' experience providing process control and information systems solutions and support to manufacturing organizations in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.
* Demonstrated leadership skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Formal project management training or equivalent demonstrated experience
* Demonstrated experience managing project portfolios and leading prioritization discussions
* Strong competencies in planning, project management, and organization with the ability to lead multiple activities and resources while maintaining a focus on quality
* Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with a broad spectrum of audiences
* Ability to influence and drive projects in matrix teams
* Proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines
* Ability to communicate professionally and effectively (verbal and written) with various stakeholders
* Ability to produce and present clear and concise presentations
* Ability to apply critical thinking, skills and knowledge to solve issues
* Ability to contribute creative yet practical solutions to problems
* Self-directed, flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment, and resourceful

Are you the Project Manager Automation I am looking for? Apply online or to speak to the consultant about this project, contact Niek van Alfen via +31 (0)20 522 15 88 or n.vanalfen[at]