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Senior Project Manager

Posting Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Fargo, ND, US

Business Area:  Pharma
Company:  Körber Pharma, Inc.

Senior Project Manager

Körber is the home for passionate people who innovate, collaborate, and love what they do. An entrepreneurial spirit is our joint DNA. We develop future technologies and support talents to deploy their skills and reach their full potential. We combine our strong heritage with our understanding of local specifics and a global mindset to bring people together and create valuable solutions for our customers. We aim for being the first to do the right thing at the right time.


Join the home for entrepreneurs!

In this role, you will be responsible for providing project management and coordination support for new machinery sales and aftermarket projects. Work directly with customers, other Körber Divisions, and 3rd party suppliers in support of project deliverables. Work directly with the Service Department to coordinate installation support as needed. Complete responsibility for project execution from receipt of PO through SAT, including adherence to schedule and financial expectations.


Your role in our team

  • You are the primary customer interface for all essential project execution functions
  • You will create and maintain all schedule milestones
  • You will monitor and maintain the project budget
  • You will prepare and provide project status updates to management.
  • You will ensure FAT readiness of project and coordinate activity with customer
  • You will manage all change requests deviating from the original scope
  • You will work directly with team members and department managers to ensure proper staffing needs are being achieved
  • You will provide technical and program management support to the selling process and Regional Sales Managers
  • You will coordinate new machinery sales projects, in alignment with headquarters project managers as required
  • You will coordinate with third party machine suppliers
  • You will be responsible for Program Management for projects and customers that encompass multiple Körber Pharma Business Areas as required
  • You will manage the transition phase from machine shipment until completion of commissioning (SAT)
  • You will maintain project folders with appropriate documentation to be used by other team members for future activities
  • You will monitor quotes, invoices, requisitions with the ERP system to support project activities
  • You will work with CRM and ERP tools to maintain project data
  • You will assist with maintaining and improving project management processes
  • You will ensure execution is compliant with ISO9001 requirements


Your profile

  • You are excited about joining the home for entrepreneurs
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or technical discipline preferred
  • You have experience with delivering high technology machinery
  • You have experience working in pharma, biotech, or other regulated industry
  • You display management & leadership skills
  • You exhibit clear verbal and written communication skills
  • You have a thorough understanding of project management processes & tools
  • You have a thorough understanding of engineering processes & tools
  • You have an understanding of manufacturing processes


Can you find yourself in this profile?

Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you!



Your working environment at Körber

Join Körber Pharma and you will work in an innovative, friendly, and digital environment providing the opportunity to advance your career. Irrespective of whether it is engineering, production, or supporting exciting projects – you have the chance to contribute your expertise and make a difference. As part of the team, you contribute to the solution throughout the entire pharma value chain.



Your benefits

  • You will work in a modern work environment with open culture towards improvements and new ideas
  • You are part of a globally operating company with a wide customer basis and a growing business
  • You profit from international cooperation within a group-expert network to implement corporate-wide concepts
  • You will work in a team who is focusing on customer requirements
  • You will get an attractive compensation package including health, dental, vision insurance, and a retirement plan


Equal employer opportunity

Körber Pharma is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Our nation’s military veterans represent the top talent this country has to offer. They bring meaningful skills to the workplace and are assets to our company. We encourage U.S. Military Veterans to apply.

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Körber Pharma is a Business Area of Körber, an international technology group with around 10,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. At Business Area Pharma we offer a unique portfolio of integrated solutions that deliver the difference along the pharma value chain. Spanning our in-depth expertise in consulting, inspection, handling, packaging machines and materials, track & trace and software, Körber has always the right solutions to unlock the potential of our customer’s productivity. With proven understanding of pharma process and regulation challenges, Körber is the partner to make the most out of pharma and biotech production for customers.

Nearest Major Market: Fargo

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