Project Manager

Project Manager

Vat Manufacturing Malaysia Sdn Bhd
5-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

1 Role and Responsibility:

1.1 General Responsibilities:

• Professionally manage single or multiple projects to meet project scope, quality, schedule and cost.
• Responsible to manage project based on the VAT Product and Technology Development Process (Phase-Gate) and Project Management Procedure.
• Responsible for all project process group (Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Closing) for each phases (Prototype, Industrialization and Start of Series Production)
• Manage and lead cross-functional global or local project team members
1.2 Specific Responsibilities:

• Initiates project scope, requirements and key deliverables by collecting or receiving from Management, Business Unit and Head of Engineering
• Responsible to develop Project Management Plan, consistently monitor and control project progress.
• Utilize Project Management Software (such as Microsoft Project or Sciforma) to generate schedules, analyze critical path/ float, and monitor project progress.
• Attend and manage Project Changes (scope, schedule, cost) through Project Change Management Procedure
• Responsible to acquire project resources and form project team (multi-discipline) .Develop the team according to project & team needs.
• Take a leadership role in coordination of the team member activities. Navigate team to project goal.
• Responsible to estimate, define, request project budget and monitor/control project budget/expenditure
• Responsible to meet new-develop-product cost (COGS) or cost-reduction target for Product-Transfer project.
• Perform project risk assessment and determine risk respond plan. Ensure respond plan deploy and complete. Regularly monitor identified risks and actively look /aware new potential risk once project progressed
• Responsible for project status report to superior, Management & key-stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
• Ensure communication and engagement with project key-stakeholders are always at optimum level.
• Involves in Procurement activities such as Make-or-Buy, RFQ, Supply-Chain Definition, supplier selection and materials cost down
• Responsible for Project Closure activities, such as Closure Report, Checklist, hand-over meeting, lesson-learned, update project documents.
• Proactively provide improvement idea, tools, technique and support in improvement activities.
2 Basic Requirements:

• Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline.
• At least 5 years or more of experience as Project Manager/Leader/Engineer/coordinator in mechanical engineering environment with proven track record
• Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time.( Time management / prioritization)
• Product transfer, product validation and assembly experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to all level in organization
• Must demonstrate the ability to set and meet deadlines
• Knowledges of ISO compliance
3 Advance Requirement (advantage to have):

• Professional Project Management certification such as PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP from recognized issuer (such as PMI, IPMA)
• Experience in direct customer communications or working with external stakeholders
4 Travel Requirement:

• Need be able to travel for project workshop, meeting, presentation, escalation or any related to Project needs (generally to HQ-Switzerland)
5 Reporting (Superior):

• Project Manager are reporting to Team Lead of Project Management or Head of Department, Product Engineering

Headquartered in Haag, Switzerland, VAT employs about 2000 people worldwide. Being the world’s leading supplier of vacuum valves, the product can be of standard range or customised solutions with 99% being exported and 45% of them for Asian region.

The decision to build a new production facility in Malaysia is part of our expansion strategy and is intended to ensure that the company can maintain its role as market leader in the expanding Asian market.

Our new production facility in Batu Kawan, Penang, provides an excellent location and creates large number of skilled jobs. We welcome talents to apply and join us to build a successful career as the pioneer team!

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