We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to be responsible for leading project management for the design and delivery for our First-Of-A-Kind Commercial Plant (FOAK CP) and projects involving the expansion and development of the Sonichem (previously known as Bio-Sep) Pilot Plant Facility located at Melton Mowbray.
Reporting to the Principal Process Engineer, you will provide the technical leadership for project management and be the focal point for all engineering projects.
Sonichem (previously Bio-Sep) is a clean technology company based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. We have developed a patented sustainable, ultrasonic biorefining technology that transforms woody biomass, the by-product of forestry and agriculture, into high value bio-based chemicals with a wide range of applications. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation with ambitious plans in the sustainable biorefining sector.
Why Sonichem (previously Bio-Sep)
Innovation: Be a part of cutting-edge technology development that is shaping the future of sustainable bio-based chemicals.
Growth Opportunities: Join a team with ambitious plans in the sustainable biorefining sector.
Supportive Environment: Collaborate with an enthusiastic, diverse and skilled team committed to excellence.
Bio-Sep is not just a company; it’s a vision for a greener future. If you are a dynamic, adaptable, analytical thinker with a passion for driving projects to success, we want to hear from you.
Work closely with the Principal Process Engineer to ensure the highest calibre of technical and commercial delivery on all projects, and to help and support the Principal Process Engineer as required.
Develop and implement an in-house Engineering Project Management System based on best practices and industry standards.
Develop a project excellence model to ensure consistently excellent project delivery for the company including project management based KPIs.
Act as the focal point and lead with Engineering Contractors, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Engineering Design Contractors and EPCs.
Support the Principal Process Engineer in the pre-feasibilty and concept phase of the FOAK CP and preparation of the documentation suite for tendering the FEED and EPC.
Be the key lead in determining the tender/contract strategy for the EPC contracting award for the FOAK CP including the scoring and evaluation of submitted bids.
Develop, agree and approve the project management strategy with the potential EPC Company for delivery of the FOAK CP. Ensuring the supply chain is fit for purpose, selection of competent and reliable suppliers, elimination of single points of failure and systems are in place to monitor and record supplier performance.
Be the project management lead for grant funded collaborative R&D projects ensuring compliance to funding requirements.
Ensure company financial controls are adhered to across all sanctioned projects.
Ensure project deliverables are completed and presented in a professional manner, to include quality of information, written, drawn and verbal.
Support the executive team in research grant applications.
Support the CEO in business and investment project management activities.
You will be qualified in a relevant Engineering and/or Project Management discipline.
Professional qualification with relevant engineering and/or project management bod
Circa 10 years’ experience gained in an engineering project management environment, ideally with an EPC or projects department in the process industry.
Competent and experienced in using MS Project.
Experience of managing grant-funded projects and their reporting requirements is desirable.
This role allows for a hybrid working arrangement.
Please apply via our Linkedin application process or send an email with your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org