Project Manager - Projects and Shutdowns


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


  • Permanent position
  • Career opportunities and progression
  • Great pay rates

About The Opportunity

Programmed Industrial Management is currently seeking a Project Manager - Projects and Shutdowns to join our industry-leading team in the inner suburbs of Melbourne. We are looking for an individual with 2-5 years of engineering experience in the manufacturing industry, coupled with a strong work ethic and a demonstrated commitment to safety.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote a Zero Harm culture, aligning with our safety beliefs, and empower all employees and workplace participants to engage in HSEQ matters.
  • Proactively work towards achieving Zero Harm by taking all necessary steps to mitigate risks in all business processes and systems.
  • Ensure that all estimating and quoting processes are completed with precision and within set timelines.
  • Conduct site visits for scoping and quoting purposes.
  • Identifies HSEQ requirements, labour, materials, hire and subcontractor costs to include in estimation.
  • Develop and manage plans, in conjunction with the team, including itineraries and major projects, to facilitate the achievement of the business's profit targets.
  • Monitor business activities continuously, with a focus on investigating and resolving delayed services, stagnant projects, and over-budget jobs.
  • Evaluate all aspects of project performance, including cost management, resource allocation, and customer satisfaction, in line with the overall contract strategy.
  • Regularly reassess project status, with a focus on labor hours and costs reporting.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments and develop Work Method Statements to control identified hazards.
  • Process all requests for labor, materials, and equipment required for the smooth flow of the project in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with the site Coordinator/Supervisor to keep the client informed about the project and forward planning aspects.
  • Review operating costs to identify opportunities for reducing expenditure, improving profitability, and ensuring operational efficiency.

About You:

To excel in this role, you should ideally have experience managing site-based teams, with a background in the manufacturing industry or engineering being preferred. Additionally, you should demonstrate the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Trade Qualification or Tertiary qualifications in engineering or project management.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • A proven track record in business or contract management gained in a hands-on operational, contractual environment.
  • A working knowledge of equipment and systems in the manufacturing industry.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Experience working with MS Project or a similar project management tool.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • A commitment to achieving Zero Harm.
  • Strong initiative and excellent attention to detail.

Employee Benefits

  • Great remuneration, depending on experience
  • Long term career potential
  • Great discounts with selected retailers
  • An Employee Assistance Program, which incorporates a tailored wellbeing initiative

What you need to know:

  • All successful candidates with be subject to a pre-employment Medical and Drug and Alcohol screen.
  • Great pay rates on offer
  • Work with a team committed to your safety

Our Commitment

Programmed and PERSOLKELLY supports a workplace culture of zero harm and encourages this in all that we do.

Programmed and PERSOLKELLY strives for diversity, inclusion and equality of our people. We seek a workforce that is representative of the communities we work in. We encourage people of all cultures, gender, age, sexual orientation or abilities to apply.

To learn more about working with Programmed and PERSOLKELLY, we encourage you to visit our website.

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