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Location: Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Date Posted: Aug 7, 2020
As a self-motivated project leader,
you will work directly with external and internal customers to ensure all
deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. You will coordinate with other departments to
ensure all aspects of each project are compatible to fulfill client needs. We
are looking for a dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative
culture. The job requires some overtime hours, especially around key milestone
deadlines. If you enjoy working with other professionals who believe in
creating innovative solutions to problems, we encourage you to apply.
Duties/Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Delegate and co-ordinate project tasks to all internal departments
Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long term goals and actions
Developing project management schedules for any phase, segment or type of project related to updates, contacting areas to discuss progress and updating schedules accordingly.
Regular Scheduling updates to reflect detailed information related to the changes, including components affected, timelines for various stages of project completion, costs, etc.
Discussing problems with affected areas, ensuring appropriate personnel are informed of problems and steps are in place so specified schedules are met
Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis
Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
Use and continually develop leadership skills to ensure all key deliverables (quality, time, cost) of the project are met.
Required Skills and Experience
Knowledge/understanding of assembly techniques, manufacturing processes, engineering systems and procedures
A university degree or equivalent experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Project
Several years progressively responsible job-related experience
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, be self-reliant, and maintain good technical knowledge
Must demonstrate leadership in cross-functional team environments and possess in-depth knowledge of product and facility policies and procedures
General understanding of the Caterpillar organization, products, policies, and procedures
Project Lead – The successful person will be placed with a recruitment agency for 12+ plus months and placed at Caterpillar to work on an exciting new project – this is not a permanent on-going Caterpillar position.
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.