Senior Project Manager – Global Food Manufacturer (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Senior Role – Great Progression Opportunity With High Profile Food Manufacturer
  • Report Directly to the Capital Manager and
  • Excellent Salary Package for the Right Person – Located in Regional Victoria



Our client is a well-known and highly respected Food Manufacturer locally and internationally. They are part of a global, diversified international group employing over 100,000 employees worldwide. Currently they are in a greater position to diversify their business across a variety of growth markets and as such have plans to uplift in leadership and organisational capabilities in order to achieve their goals.



This is a newly created position based in Regional Victoria. In this role you will be reporting directly to the Capital Projects Manager responsible for the delivery of CAPEX projects to the total value of $10M. You will also be responsible for managing budgets, project time lines and reporting on progress to various business units. Furthermore you will engage with external and internal stakeholders for the delivery and execution.

Some of the responsibilities associated with this role include:

  • Be an active part of the Capital  Department Team and contribute to effective decision making
  • Drive and model  behaviour that supports a safety culture at all times, and focuses on proactive tasks that ensure zero injuries
  • Ensure all of your projects comply to the site procedures and relevant Australian standards where possible
  • Contribute to the set up and maintenance of an Engineering Specifications Library of Standards to capture the relevant processes of the site and the industry
  • Organise and prepare Engineering Specifications in clear and accessible documents
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationship with Operations and Maintenance Leaders, Senior Project Managers and HSE Business Partners
  • Ensure that work is carried out to a high standard, comply to the company’s safety rules, policies and procedures  as well as to Statutory and Legal requirements
  • Manage safety issues requiring project work and give these highest priority
  • Develop Project Managers and Project Engineers to  strive to better themselfves
  • Drive cultural change through empowering, leading and role modelling business principles and values and drive improvement in leadership and capability through effective coaching and mentoring



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in FMCG, Food, Pharmaceutical or similar industries
  • Proven experience in delivering project works worth up to $2M
  • Track record of proven ability to manage multiple engineering project scope processes
  • Understanding of the requirements for food  manufacturing and food safety requirements will fast track your application
  • Proven experience identifying and deploying process improvement
  • Effective communication skills with ability to engage with all stakeholders and build relationships at all levels of organisation internally and externally
  • Proven record of ability to drive change and sustain change
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in team engagement, cultural change and process improvement
  • Stakeholder engagement and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to mix professionally and build effective relationships at all levels internally and externally



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or after hours Richard  on 0434 747 090. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience.  If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and be considered for future suitable roles.