Project Manager / Engineer

Fibre King is an Australian fourth-generation family business founded in 1926.  We have spent decades designing, manufacturing and maintaining the highest quality end of line packaging equipment for production facilities of all sizes across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, US, Canada, Middle East and Europe. 

We are looking to add an experienced Project Manager to our high performing team that can hit the ground running.   The winning candidate will use their experience to manage projects from start to completion and will draw upon their excellent coordinating skills, attention to detail, accurate reporting and strong communication to complete projects on time and on budget. 

 

Above all else, we are looking for an ambitious, confident, team player with leadership qualities.  

 

ABOUT YOU: The Successful applicant must:

 

  • Have 7 years + experience in a similar role.

  • Have packaging experience within food and beverage industry preferred but not essential.

  • Tertiary Qualifications. 

  • Be punctual, reliable, enthusiastic, motivated, organised & proactive.

  • Be able to demonstrate a positive approach and work within a team environment.

  • Have excellent English verbal & written communication skills.

  • Be able to read mechanical drawings and have a solid understanding of basic electrical and mechanical control.

  • The ability to manage competing and changing priorities.

  • Proficiency in Windows-based administration applications.

  • Be a permanent Australian resident & have a reliable means of transport.

 

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for:

 

  • Client liaison.

  • Ensuring projects scope is consistent with customer expectations.

  • Work closely with the Engineering Applications Manager to ensure a thorough understanding of the project costing model, concept design and technical risks/challenges.

  • Transfers this understanding to design, reviews design for technical and commercial success and ensures that deviation from proposed costing model and design concepts are only done when necessary.

  • Managing cash flows based on original quotes and ensuring margins are met.

  • Organising purchases of major items (discrete purchases of OEM or bespoke equipment).

  • Ensuring rework and/or warranty claims on these items are made.

  • Oversight of the provision of technical documentation to the customer.

  • Plan and execute installation and commissioning as per the quotation.  Ensure site documentation is maintained to facilitate the recouping of claimable additional site costs.

  • Manage post installation rectification from evaluation to completion with the support of design, manufacturing and service teams.  Ensure appropriate cost allocation of rectification work.

  • Ensure changes made during the manufacture, installation and commissioning are documented and fed back to design for updating the model.

  • Provide technical and customer service support post customer acceptance via the Customer Support Manager.

  • Knowledge of packaging specifications as applicable to the Fibre King equipment.

  • Travel domestically and internationally as required.

  • Ensure all OH&S legislation, Company, Customer safety policies and procedures are considered and adhered to at all times.

  • Ensure adherence, maintenance and contribute to the continuous improvement of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.

 

We Offer:

 

  • Friendly, inclusive, high performing environment

  • Wages by negotiation

  • Uniform

  • Tools to complete duties.

 

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a workplace that can fully utilise your skill set and values your input then please submit your resume to admin@fibreking.com.

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1300 831 330

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