Baxter Project Manager - Mechanical Engineering in London, United Kingdom

Who we are: Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products. Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world. Our 50,000 employees serve patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to ensuring Baxter is there when patients need care. Our inclusive culture and a diverse workforce drives innovation, creates trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers, and community partners, and contributes to the success and sustainability of our business. For the opportunity to join us at an exciting period of growth and to join a diverse team that you can truly learn from, please read on.

The Job

A very attractive position has arisen for a driven and pragmatic mechanical engineering project manager to join Baxter within easy commute of Cambridge and Norwich. Working in the pharmaceutical industry this role will primarily focus on delivering capital projects within electrical engineering on a permanent basis.
You will work alongside a team of project managers and project engineers while reporting to the senior project manager and projects will be varied from installations (new process equipment); machine upgrades to utility improvements and small constructions.

  • Responsibilities will include, but not limited to ** : *

    • Compile quality associated documentation (URSs / change controls / critical system drawings and system reference files).

    • Be responsible for the project planning from design through to construction and commissioning. Tasks will include management of project risk; resources; budget control and ensuring the project is completed on time to the required standards

    • Work closely with the purchasing department throughout the tendering process

    • Act as a liaison between stakeholders, designer and construction companies to ensure good communication of all activities

    • Manage day to day activities of the project

    • Manage EHS requirements and sub-contractors

    • Provide technical and project leadership in multi skilled teams

    • Lead design review meetings to promote innovation and discussion

    • Produce monthly reports and presentations for communication to the senior leadership team. About you:

    • An experienced project manager with a background in mechanical engineering

    • Ideally the successful candidate will hold at least HNC/HND qualifications in an engineering discipline however this is not essential as proven experience will be considered.

    • Be a strong leader with exceptional communication skills

    • Knowledge of UK’s GMPs and current industry pharmaceutical practice is preferred

    • Demonstrate experience in managing pharmaceutical or FMCG projects from cradle to grave

    • Able to work under pressure and prioritise workloads for the needs of the business

    • Microsoft Project skills

    • AutoCAD familiarisation

    What we offer It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from! We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities - such as training, mentorship programs and other development opportunities - to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you. We are also committed to enhancing opportunities for flexible working arrangements, compatibly with the position and responsibilities. Do you want to know why is so wonderful to work for Baxter? Go to
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    Every day at Baxter is a chance to save and sustain people's lives. Equal Opportunity Employer Discrimination: Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job: *Business Project Management

Organization: *Global Operations - Manufacturing

Title: Project Manager - Mechanical Engineering

Location: GBR-London-Thetford

Requisition ID: 18000JLC