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Senior Capital Project Manager

Location Mount Vernon, Indiana, United States Job ID R-202380 Date posted 12/06/2024

The AstraZeneca Mt. Vernon site was established in 1972 and is the flagship site delivering innovative, life changing oral solid medicines. At the site we formulate and pack OSD tablets and capsules for over 60+ markets. The Mt Vernon site is complex, the largest AZ production site in the US with over 700+ employees.  We are located in the southwest corner of the state of Indiana, approximately 15 miles from Evansville, Indiana – the third largest city in the state.  The Mt. Vernon site is both collaborative and InclusiveWe have several employee resource groups (ERGs) onsite that are aimed at promoting, celebrating, and educating employees about diversity, inclusion, philanthropy, networking, etc. Each of these groups provide employees with opportunities for interactive and engaging events and initiatives which enhance professional development and provide opportunities to engage with likeminded co-workers. 

It is important to us that each employee feels welcome to bring their whole self to work every day. Here is a sneak peek of some of “perks” the MTV site offers: on-site fitness center with access to a personal trainer, on-site walking trail, walking desk, on-site basketball court, ping pong, massage chair, lunch & learns, sustainable & ergonomic office working environment, tuition reimbursement, training/ lifelong learning opportunities, book club, dining center with hot meals, snack market, free coffee and hot tea, climate controlled work environment.

Join us as a Senior Capital Project Manager, where you will be responsible for the planning, design, and implementation of capital projects. This role is not just about managing projects, but also about strategic collaboration with cross-functional site and global teams to support business operation strategies and improvement opportunities. You will be communicating with global partners to ensure design standards, equipment, Factory of the Future and compliance initiatives are aligned. 

As a Senior Capital Project Manager, you will lead, direct and manage cross-functional site and global project teams. You will comprehend strategic project requirements and translate those into detailed capital project plans aligned with business initiatives. You will establish strong working relationships with key internal and external customers and demonstrate personal ownership and accountability for results with a focus on customer service. You will proactively identify potential issues and opportunities, develop contingency plans as required, and guide conflict resolution at the project team level. 

Essential Skills/Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering or other related technical discipline.
- Minimum 8+ years of relevant experience 
- Experience in conceptual development, project management (planning and scheduling projects), design, and implementation of major capital projects.
- Hands-on experience in the negotiation and management of contracts and agreements with engineering contractors, vendors, regulatory, and government agencies.
- Knowledge and understanding of validation and qualification principles, project management, and change control principles.
- Ability to understand and apply financial analyses to make good decisions in a manufacturing environment.
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential.
- Experience in developing and introducing an initiative and gaining subsequent on board and support from different levels within the organization.
- Direct knowledge in Engineering Standards.

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Master’s degree is highly desirable.
- People leadership
- Experience in the pharmaceutical industry and related regulatory, engineering, and construction techniques.
- Professional certifications.
- Experience working with regulatory agencies such as OSHA, EPA, FDA, and DEA

At AstraZeneca, we are leading our Operations function at an exciting time of growth and evolution. We pioneer new approaches and processes across our sites, empowering our teams to cultivate a Lean mentality and sustainable practices. Every change we make is to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We are inspiring and credible leaders, ensuring everyone on our site has a platform and opportunity to speak up and share their ideas. We respect our teams and bring them on a journey. Working with our knowledgeable employees, we understand the importance of getting their on board to our decisions. 

Are you ready to be part of a team that fosters trust to get the best out of others? Join us today!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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