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Senior Project Manager in Portsmouth, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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Job ID: PAL002850

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Pall are seeking a Senior Project Manager that is able to take initiative and produce results. On daily bases you will analyze customer user requirements related to engineering equipment (including different technologies such as direct flow filtration, tangential flow filtration, chromatography etc.) used in the Biopharmaceutical industry.

As the technical lead of a project team, you will discuss, propose and define technical solutions with the customer. You will oversee projects from concept through to completion, being fully accountable for the projects success.

The Senior Project Manager will act as a expert/coach and mentor within the team to develop the organization by coaching project managers and process engineers on their daily work and on critical technical questions which require specific knowledge and experience in this field.

Role and Duties:

Pre-order Activities (Time Spent 20 %)

• Analyze Customer User Requirements specifications.

• Define technical solutions including analysis of process mass balance, equipment selection and sizing, drafting process and instrumentation diagrams.

• Write technical proposals including clarification and exclusion lists. 

• Create Project Costing sheets including material and manpower costs 

• Request, analyze and implement quotations for all main sub suppliers and include in technical proposal. 

• Develop Project schedules.

• Perform Project Risk assessments. 

• Present and discuss technical solution with customer.

• General PASS capability presentations.

• Co-ordinate Quote creation off complex systems projects.

• Co-ordinate Quote creation for multiple unit operation solution projects.

Project Execution (Time Spent 55 %)

• Contract review following customer order.

• SAP project creation and maintenance. 

• Develop Project Quality Plan.

• Complete basic design including process and instrumentation diagram, component lists and process functional specifications.

• Obtain valid quotations for all materials and initiate orders with procurement. 

• Cross functional communication, progress monitoring, coordination of sub-supplier activities (e. g. mechanical fabricators, electrical Fabricators and software companies).

• Progress monitoring, reporting and control.

• Financial status monitoring, reporting and control.

• Coordination of incoming goods inspection.

• Percent of completion (POC) cost analysis and POC SAP data maintenance.

• Execution and coordination of Qualification/Verification activities at the various project stages (pre-FAT, FAT, SAT, IV/OV). 

• Creation of technical documents and co-operate with Documentation team to assemble final technical documentation package. 

• Project Management and co-ordination of Small and mid-size projects.

• Project Management and co-ordinate off complex systems projects.

• Project Management and co-ordinate for multiple unit operation solution projects.

• Review and approval of design, verification and project management documents.

Coaching and Training (Time Spent 15 %)

• On the job training for new team members

• Execution of specific technical training topics

• Mentoring and developing team members

• Drive and Participate in Continuous improvement processes

• Chair/Execute daily visual management 

General Administration (Time Spent 10 %)

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications/ Experience: 


•              BSc/MSc or equivalent in Biochemical engineering, Process engineering, chemical engineering or equivalent. A higher degree or secondary degree in a related subject would be an advantage

•              Experience in process engineering / project management of downstream equipment used in Biopharmaceutical manufacturing including large scale and complex projects involving the integration of multiple systems.

•              Proven track record of having lead and successfully executed various complex large scale projects within the biopharmaceutical industry.

•              Experience in the design and engineering of process equipment for filtration, separation and purification equipment (direct or tangential flow, filtration, chromatography systems and columns etc.) used in a downstream & upstream process.

•              Experience of working on projects in various cultures.

•              Experience of working with outside subcontractors including mechanical fabricators, electronic fabricators, Software designers and automation experts.

•              Experience in qualification activities (FAT/SAT) for process equipment in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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