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Snr. Project Manager

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Primary Responsibility: Management of serialisation project (Track and Trace) in Allergan Westport. The Project Manager , serialisation is responsible for managing a team of engineering, validation, IS, Copy and Production resources that will implement the Westport part of the allergan Global serialisation project. The primary responsibility of the role is to ensure that the team meet their project goals/targets on time and on budge to provide support and help the team. The Project Manager also works with the corporate serialisation team and global colleagues and peers within the organisation when coordinating the serialisation project that impacts multiple sites.
Key Accountabilities:
1) People
  • Motivate direct reports through effective communication and use of clear and concise direction
  • Regular review of project status with reports to ensure all projects on schedule and bude4t
  • Liase with BU's to ensure all requirements are captured and the project is completed to EHS and Regulatory requirements.
  • Coach and develop reports to support the company's succession planning and IDP's
  • Liase with the global serialisation team, Global Packaging regulatory and other external functions as required.

2) Strategic
  • Provide input and review for 5-year strategic plan
  • Support the strategic serialisation site project and other projects that it may impact
  • Ensure direct reports have adequate skill sets to deliver on the project
  • Ensure minimal interruption to the packaging areas and when required liase with planning to plan deliver on the project
  • Ensure minimal interruption to the packaging areas and when required liase with planning to plan downtime well ahead of schedule
  • Ensure minimal impact  to OEE on the packaging lines after the introduction of sterilization equipment.
3) Management
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the engineering Department
  • Manage the E&T response to crisis situations
  • Manage the inter and intra departmental issues as they arise
4) Administration/ Meetings
  •  Hold twice- weekly APEX meeting with reports
  • Hold monthly department meetings with reports
  • Support reports at Project site meetings
  • Attend external corporate meetings as required

 Education and Experience/ Knowledge

  • Third level Engineering qualification
  • Minimum 5years experience in a high volume, pharma or similar environment
  • Strong project management experience of large scale capital projects
  • Experience in cost control of large capital projects
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills to motivate and manage individuals working on several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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