NPD Project Manager

Location: Tasmania, Australia
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Salary:
Contact: Joel Holmes

About the company

Multinational food manufacturer who are leaders in their category, this is an opportunity to join the local Tasmanian operation in an on-going contract opportunity. If you're interstate you must be willing to relocate to Tasmania for the duration of the contract.

About the role

Working across the operations & commercial teams, the NPD Project Manager is accountable for partnering with project teams to ensure that there is a robust change management process in place to deliver product, pack, capital and process change initiatives.

Main Tasks

  • Responsible for leading and executing the Supply Strategy for the site, the NPD pipeline, and execution of commercial plans.
  • Ensuring that the manufacturing implications of change projects are fully understood (cost, complexity, capacity and capability) and communicated to all stakeholders.
  • Representing the manufacturing interests in technical, commercial and project management forums.
  • Utilising the continuous improvement tools and work processes to deliver excellence in project development and execution.
  • Building and leveraging strong stakeholder management skills to enable business transformation by facilitating the relationship between the supply chain, technical and commercial teams.

About you

We're looking for the following:

  • Degree in Science or Engineering
  • Solid experience in a high volume, high speed manufacturing industry, preferably food, beverages or pharmaceutical in either an engineering, production, technical or quality role.
  • Previous experience Project Managing NPD initiatives
  • Experience in the identification and delivery of process improvement preferred.
  • Someone willing to relocate to Tasmania for duration of contract

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to get involved with one of the country's largest manufacturer's in an on-going contract capacity, with high potential of longer-term employment.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Scott Logan on 03 8613 3551 for a confidential discussion.