Project Manager

Job location:
Purfleet, United Kingdom
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05191

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Project Manager

Job Summary

Project Manager

Imerys Aluminates Limited - West Thurrock, Purfleet

Role overview:  POSITION ASSIGNMENT

To manage the planning and implementation of engineering projects at West Thurrock.

 

REMARKS CONCERNING POSITION'S FRAMEWORK

The incumbent operates within the overall policies, guidelines and management structure of Imerys Aluminates Limited.  The incumbent reports to the Plant Manager. 

Reports To: Plant Manager.
Direct reports: Two  

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manages all projects, studies and project requests by following established project management methods and procedures. Ensures that all projects are completed according to the original objectives and commitments. These projects will include mechanical, electrical and civil works.

  • Maintains strong links to the process engineering and maintenance functions, ensures that functional specification of the project is adequately represented in the preliminary costing and specification.

  • Has responsibility for budget preparation and adherence

  • Manages the Capex purchasing process, ensures a smooth “as signed” execution of the purchase orders by the presence of appropriate documents like the commercial contract, purchasing conditions, payment terms, etc.

  • Maintains a strong link with the core projects manager and the central Capex purchaser for those Capex purchases which evoke his involvement

  • Has responsibility for both internal and external reporting on projects management including the maintenance of electronic reporting tools, SAP. Contributes and takes the lead in updating the site investment programme. This will include providing estimates of cost, scope and timing of projects; Participating in the development of the plant capital and maintenance expenditure plan; Compilation of a 5 year strategic capital expenditure programme.

  • Is responsible for preparing proposal drawings, general arrangements, designs, as-built drawings, P & ID’s, electrical diagrams and plant process layouts using AutoCAD or other appropriate and available·        Responsible for preparing proposal drawings, general arrangements, designs, as-built drawings, P & ID’s, electrical diagrams and plant process layouts using AutoCAD or other appropriate and available package. 

  • Manages drawings in both paper and electronic format to ensure quick and easy reference as well as revision control on as-built drawings.

  • Manages others involved in the project including Imerys Aluminates employees, seconded Imerys Aluminates maintenance personnel, contractors and other temporary personnel.

  • Provides adequate documentation and files to be used by the different operational teams in charge of operating the installed investments (technical documents, running instructions, and specific safety instructions).  Maintain all ISO9001:2008, 14001 and 18001 documentation as required, including the writing of procedures.

  • Ensures that the safety instructions given to contractors and other people working on projects are followed to develop and improve the safety culture on site

  • Completes the FMEA, preventative maintenance plan, spare parts list, etc.

Health and Safety

  • Respects all site safety rules including those applicable for the safe engagement of contractors and visitors.

  • Is actively involved in safety issues on site and undertakes regular safety observations.

  • Is committed to his/her own safety

  •  Contributes actively to Health & Safety activities

  • Is committed to developing his/her Health & Safety performance

  • Does not start a task, or stops each on-going task if he/she feels the situation is unsafe. When possible takes the necessary actions to make it safe.

  • Carries out and records risk assessments for all work performed by him/her and others under his/her control.  Ensure (by regular safety observations and dialogue) that all tasks are performed in compliance with site regulations and procedures such as authorisation to work, permit to work and lock-off. 

Quality Assurance - Contributes to and participates in the management, control and continuous improvement of the ISO 9001 standard where required.

Environmental Management

Environmental requirements are becoming increasingly more restrictive.  Our ability to identify and adapt our operations and processes to pre-empt the necessity for major capital investment is an essential part of the position. All projects should improve and enhance our capacity to meet all current and future environmental requirements.

Complies with Company Policy and may participate in audits and reviews as required by the Environmental Policy and Systems. Participates in processes and delegated improvement projects as the need arises.

 

BEHAVIOURAL PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

·          Achievement of objectives

·          Autonomy e.g. organises and completes work

·          Quality of information network

·          Motivation - (Attendance, availability, constructive state of mind)

·          Anticipation – Curiosity (Anticipates problems, acts spontaneously and in a pro-active way, goes deeper into matters and tries to understand them) e.g. Initiative ability, e.g. seeks state of the art knowledge to optimise use of technology

·          Flexibility and adaptability (Adapts to changes, organisational demands and/or proposes new methods)

·          Capable of planning and re-organising activities dependant on changing priorities and multiple demands

·          Teamwork - (Creates and maintains a climate of mutual aid, makes the circulation of information easier within the department and with other departments, contributes to common objectives)

·          Development of others (Helps others to gain skills, has ability to transfer know-how)

Qualifications/Experience

 

Essential skills/knowledge

·        Professional Engineering Qualification – preferably Electrical, Civil or Mechanical

·        Experience of managing Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Automation projects

·        Proven experience of driving projects through to completion within planned timescales and budget

·        Demonstrable CDM knowledge

·        AutoCAD practical experience and ability to make drawings modify and comment on supplier produced drawings

·        Ability to work with and challenge (where necessary) colleagues in a professional and constructive manner

 

Desirable skills/knowledge

  • Degree qualified

  • Formal project management qualification

  • Written and spoken French

  • Experience of reviewing technical quotations

  • Ability for accurate cost estimate within industrial projects


Skills & Person Specification

  • Participation in Group Management - active participation in global forums is necessary to improve communication and knowledge, sharing is strongly encouraged. Informal discussions and communication is highly desirable to achieve a strong network on a global basis

  • Technically Competent - to identify, design, justify and implement solutions to suit the operational and commercial requirements of the Company’s business, and to confidently manage all aspects of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and civil engineering. This includes: adherence to scope, timeline and budget; quality of the final realisation in term of robustness, ease of maintenance etc; number and quality of the Capital projects completed; the quality and strength of proposals (improvement, optimisation and others)

  • Financially Astute - must be able to demonstrate basic accounting and spreadsheet skills

  • A  Strong Communicator - must be able to demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills and must be able to communicate complex ideas and concepts to all levels of the organisation. Should show excellent technical leadership and be able to build relationships across functions within the whole company and establish healthy relationships with our key suppliers.

  • Concern for the quality of products and services - responsible for the effective management of capital expenditure projects from a design, implementation, and commissioning and cost management perspective.

  • Concern for the Safety of People and Security of Equipment - responsible for maintaining a safe working environment through the safe design of plant and equipment. Has a strong influence on the safety culture in the organisation, with particular responsibility for the safety behaviour of contractors engaged in project work.

Key Skills

  • Results orientated 

  • Commitment - strong commitment with personal sacrifice to achieve the desired results.  It requires the desire to do what is required, and beyond.

  • Team work / Co-operation - Genuine and constant concern to be part of a team, to co-operate with others, in preference to working alone or in competition with others.

  • Initiative / Anticipation - A proactive view to resolving problems 

  • Development of others - improves the abilities and skills of others by training them, guiding them and finding opportunities for their professional development.

  • Self-Discipline - in control of his/her emotions, capable of dealing with conflict and disagreement in a constructive and positive manner.

To apply please go to www.imerys.com, go to the Talent tab, select see all Job openings, find the vacancy and click the Apply button.

The closing date for applications is 11th July 2022. 

Applicants must hold the right to work in the UK.

We will only contact shortlisted candidates.

About Imerys:
The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

Imerys is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.