Project Manager – Project Management


  • Vadodara, Gujarat
Project Manager – Project Management
Job Posted : Jul 8th, 2022

Job Description

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for managing all aspects of projects and have overall responsibility and accountability both internally and externally for project success, contributing to the overall result.

 The Project Manager executes a project while maintaining or increasing profitability of the contract by managing the project scope, the project schedule, and the project risk management plan, while always striving to achieve customer satisfaction.  This position is GEA’s representative to the customer and will directly interface with the customer throughout all project phases.

With your local and global colleagues, you will be responsible for meeting customer expectations. This means that your technical and project management skills will be challenged and developed daily.

Projects will be comprised several batch granulation technologies e.g., High Shear mixers, Fluid bed dryers, wash skids, solution vessels, material handling equipment, automation, validation for pharma equipment.

Responsibilities / Tasks:-

  • Managing projects according to the GEA Project Management Guidelines as defined in the project process house
  • Overall responsible for the financial performance and result of the projects, ensuring the best outcome for GEA by creating and maintaining the detailed Project budget and invoicing plan
  • Responsible for ensuring a strong culture of ownership across the different project teams in meeting the main project objectives
  • Planning and maintaining main project schedule by monitoring belonging projects progresses including overall resource plan, work breakdown structures, activity lists, main interfaces between projects and margin goals.
  • Responsible for completion of phase gate reviews and reporting of the development in main project to multiple stakeholders e.g., Steering committee, customer.
  • Responsible for completion of projects according to scope, cost, quality, and schedule – deliver project within budget
  • Deliver best in class customer management and achieve best in class customer satisfaction across projects
  • Provides a main point of contact for the customer and other stakeholders; to coordinate. Review, organize and communicate with. This includes written and verbal communication, meetings, submittals, training etc
  • Ensure that all site installation and commissioning is managed by site engineers within assigned and budgeted man-days. Attend site installation and commissioning kick off meeting with clients to facilitate the commissioning of GEA equipment and site closure meetings. Making sure site installation reports communicated to clients on weekly basis and update to internal team stakeholders.
  • Responsible for maintaining project open points/punch points and communicating to internal stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
  • Deliver best in class claim management and change order management
  • Perform Risk management to mitigate and minimize main project risks and control the risk management
  • Responsible for maintaining project cost sheets for monthly project sales & margin reporting to Finance
  • Coordinates preparation of project P&IDs, Zoning Diagrams, Plant layout, technical specifications
  • Coordinates review, approval and submittal of project documents [Design qualification, Installation and operational qualification, project documentation etc.] to customer
  • Documents and controls change management over complete project lifecycles
  • Capture and evaluate Lessons learned of a project and communicate to the relevant stakeholders
  • Updates and maintains the project database [Project Documentation] for assigned projects on server

Qualifications And Experience:-

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Chemical [Preferred]
  • Minimum 7-8 years of experience working in project management role
  • Best in class project management methodologies and solid skills in commercial project management
  • Must possess good knowledge and working on MS office [Excel/PowerPoint] tools
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working on SAP project modules
  • Experience in negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Good understanding of process technology preferable in Pharma batch granulation processing
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized
  • Must possess good English language communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently as required
  • Must be self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Must be willing to travel [Approximately 25-30% of the time


  • Vadodara, Gujarat.

Company Overview:-

GEA is one of the largest technology suppliers for food processing and a wide range of other industries. The global group specializes in machinery, plants, as well as process technology and components.
GEA provides sustainable solutions for sophisticated production processes in diverse end-user markets and offers a comprehensive service portfolio.