Associate Director / Senior Project Leader - Global Engineering Solutions Job

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Boxmeer, NB, NL

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Requisition ID: ENG004433

We have an exciting opportunity a Senior Project Manager Global Engineering Solutions at the MSD Animal Health site in Boxmeer


Purpose of the role
Under the direction of the Area Director, the Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for the implementation of projects and studies that support business objectives. You will lead the project implementation activities ranging from conceptual scoping, basis of design, detailed design, scheduling, estimating, cost budgeting and control, procurement, contract administration, construction management, safety supervision, qualification/validation, communications management and project close-out.




Welcome in our team
Global Engineering Solutions (GES) is responsible for the large capital projects within MSD. GES is organized in a Technology organization (responsible for the design of projects) and a Delivery organization (responsible for the realization of projects). The GES EU Delivery organization supports the delivery of projects to all MSD sites on the continent of Europe Human Health as well as Animal Health. With a mixture of experienced project managers, project engineers, cost controllers, schedulers and estimators in co-operation with external partners, interesting projects in a wide range will be managed through Design, Construction and Commissioning, Qualification till handover. In our GES hub in Boxmeer there are 15 project manager / engineers based from the Delivery organization to focus on projects in Boxmeer and De Bilt together with 40 design engineers for the Technology organization. The project size in our current portfolio in The Netherlands ranges from $10MM till $200MM.




Main responsibilities:

  • Leading cross-functional teams to meet project milestones and demonstrating leadership necessary to build and maintain a high performing group of technical professionals

  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders like, plant operations, quality department, EHS, procurement and IT

  • Managing and guiding external partners like design firms and Engineering Procurement Construction Management (EPCM) companies

  • Applying knowledge of capital project phases to plan and perform appropriate work during each phase

  • Identifying opportunities for innovative improvements to enhance facility/equipment/controls design and construction to ensure operational excellence

  • Applying safety knowledge to establish an injury-free work place and steward safety during construction

  • Demonstrating knowledge of best practices and new approaches to design and construction within MSD and across the industry

  • Understanding procurement practices and participating in EPCM and equipment vendor selection and managing contracts to insure compliance from selection through closure

  • Undertaking studies, applying MSD's Capital Management Process, Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methods and providing consulting to ongoing projects and existing business operations

  • Applying knowledge of scientific and engineering principles, regulatory policies, engineering standards, and practices to optimize design and construction of facilities

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or applicable technical degree (PE, MS, MBA, Ph.D. or other advanced degree is desirable)

  • At least 10-15 years of experience in an high tech engineering and/or construction field to manage capital investment projects

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment is highly preferred

  • Result driven to deliver projects on time and budget with the right quality that meet safety expectations

  • Ability and willingness to search out for and implement/realize own business improvements

  • Exhibiting sound leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, Dutch is highly preferred





About us
MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us. Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Job: Engineering Project Management
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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