Project Manager – Product Optimisation

Job Title: Project Manager – Product Optimisation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax
Science and Engineering
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2022-01-13
REF: PM.10.01.22.JP
Contact Name: Jasdeep Panesar
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

I am working in partnership with a leading healthcare manufacturer, who are a dynamic, and innovative company at the forefront of infection prevention technology. They specialise in the development of new products, using their unique technology platform. We are now looking for a Project Manager to join the team.

You will be responsible to provide professional project management expertise in planning and driving Product Optimisation projects for the Science and Innovation Team.

The Role:

• Plan, execute and drive allocated Product Optimization Projects, e.g., formulation, packaging, or manufacturing process optimisation, as well as technical transfer of exiting formulations to new factories
• Track progress and key milestones for allocated projects
• Resolve issues within scope of the projects to support timely progression to launch, escalating where necessary
• Chair project meetings, ensuring any actions are followed up on
• Ensure up-to-date and accurate project records are maintained for all Product Optimisation projects

The Candidate:

• Ideally a degree, in a scientific or engineering subject.
• Demonstrable cross functional project management experience within a relevant sector such as FMCG, Medical devices or Biocides is essential.
• Running Product Optimisation Projects/Program is beneficial.
• Working knowledge of relevant systems, e.g., MS Project is essential
• Excellent ability to work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders
• Relevant project management qualification is highly desirable
• Risk Assessment/Management experience is beneficial e.g., FMEA, PHA, HACCP