The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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Recognized internationally as a market leader in graphite and carbon solutions, Imerys Graphite & Carbon serves a variety of growing industrial sectors including electric vehicles, polymers, engineering materials and refractories. Research and innovation are the drivers of all our solutions, developed at our own laboratories and produced in our own factories equipped using the most advanced technologies.
Part of the Imerys Group, the world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is headquartered in Switzerland with commercial offices and production sites around the globe.
For our Global Industrial Development Management Team based in Bironico (Ticino-Switzerland) we are looking for a:
INDUSTRIAL PROJECT MANAGER
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Project Leader of Capex projects:
Prepare the project defining: concept, basic design, Capex budget and time schedule
Execute and deliver the project according to safety requirement, scope, budget, time and quality
Secure a smooth handover of the Project to the Operation Team
Secure compliance of the documentation/deliverables according to IMERYS Industrial Management requirements
Secure application of Imerys policies for preparation and execution of Industrial Projects
Proactively support the Teams to comply with IMERYS Industrial Management requirements
Main contractors scouting and selections for EPC / EPCm - Lump Sum Turnkey Project
Ensure EHS guidelines are properly adopted within the Project Execution
Contribute site HAZOP and LOPA sessions
Support site analysing technical problems
Initiate process improvements
Work closely with Procurement Dept for the main Contracting/Purchasing Activities
Manage a dedicated Team of Project Engineers for the realization of Capex:
Define the basic concepts of the Project
Define the technical characteristics of the main equipment elaborating technical specifications
Lead the suppliers selection tendering phase by evaluating the technical and commercial offers
Secure external engineering companies deliverables
Lead the construction, assembly and commissioning phase
Provides technical know-how and expertise to the Project Engineering Team
Secure a straightforward communication within the whole Global Industrial Development Management organization.
Project decision making and taking
Support GDIM initiatives
Master Degree Mechanical Engineering or Electrical or Civil, MBA is a plus
Certified project manager (IPMA or PMP)
5 years of experience in Project Management / Engineering (Complex machinery and plant engineering, procurement, construction, operations management and controlling / financial reporting)
Professional experience with Technical Development, Manufacturing, Quality functions in the Chemical industry preferred
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Italian, French and German basic are a Plus
Capacity to elaborate precise and concise documents
Expertise in Engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical&Instrumentation, Software&Automation, Civil)
Proficiency with GSuite, MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project
Understanding of the manufacturing process and Operations KPI
Evaluate and draft tech specs and tendering
Basic knowledge of accounting
Proven experience in budgeting and booking/forecasting
Structured & process-oriented, strategic mind-set, proactive, strong communication skills, team player
Availability to travel abroad (25%)
Excellent documentation and reporting, communication skills
Ability to maintain accurate and updated records concerning Capex Project
Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
We offer an attractive and dynamic working atmosphere in a truly multicultural and multinational environment with competitive compensation and benefits packages.
We apply the collective employment agreement (CEA) for Switzerland’s mechanical and electrical engineering industries, which guarantees the employees of the signatory companies fair and up-to-date working conditions.
In addition, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is very committed to protecting the health of its employees offering a series of advantages aimed at improving safety and a healthy work-life balance.
The company is dedicated to the continuous improvement of its activities to reduce its environmental impact.
Position TypeFull time
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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.