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Project Manager

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Date: 17-Oct-2021

Location: Winsted, US

Company: Tetra Pak


At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen. 

Project Manager


As a Project Manager within the Business Unit CPS, Business Stream Cheese, you are responsible to manage technically complex projects within the framework of the budget, time schedule, quality and scope - contributing to the overall sales result and customer satisfaction. You will work with colleagues from Tetra Pak Processing Systems to deliver projects to our customers, collaborate intensely with our market companies and ensure customer satisfaction.
This position is based in Winsted, MN.
You can be required to travelling up to 25% of your time.


What you will do


As a Project Manager you will: 


  • Be responsible for project execution and providing project leadership to deliver project result
  • Secure project deliverables according to project agreement (the contract) and act according to responsibilities set out in the project charter
  • Developing overall project time schedule and fulfil the project milestones, deliverables and budget in time and in full
  • Drive productivity within the project through utilization of local and global resources, reusable solutions, processes, and tools (OFCE, project governance, risk management etc.)
  • Plan, monitor, forecast and report project budgets in SAP
  • Arrange and lead project team meetings
  • Assess work progress and status
  • Analyze project progress and cost
  • Report project progress and escalate to management team as needed
  • Manage scope changes, develop variation order quotations and issue variation orders
  • Control project scope, cost, schedule, risks and quality 
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Secure project communication and documentation according to project communication plan
  • Have intensive communication with production sites to follow up the manufacturing progress of branded processing units
  • Arrange & Participate in FAT
  • Coordinate installation, commissioning and performance validation work as needed
  • Provide issue management as needed in the project 
  • Secure lessons learned feedback, participate in internal improvement projects
  • Participate in pre-order activities as needed

Who you are


We believe you have: 


  • B.Sc. in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Automation, Chemical Engineering) or related equivalent experience
  • Preferably PMP certified or must have the desire to obtain PMP
  • 3-5 years of work experience in project management or equivalent work experience with similar corporate background
  • Both technically and commercially skilled
  • Experience within Cheese making technology, Food, Pharmacuitical industries desired 
  • Detail oriented, result oriented and costumer focused with good understanding of complex technical solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Good computer literacy, MS Project, SAP
  • Fluent in English

We offer you


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape 
  • Culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our engineering experts drive visible results 
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion 
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply now!


If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at https://jobs.tetrapak.com/. 
This job posting expires on October 28, 2021.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

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