Holcim Australia

Project Manager

Holcim Australia

Shepparton, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/01/2019

Job Category:

Engineering / Project Management

Job description:
  • Fantastic brand - a market leader in engineered concrete solutions
  • A close knit team and an inclusive culture
  • Excellent salary + benefits + 12.5% super

About Holcim Australia

Holcim is one of the world''s leading suppliers of construction materials including cement, aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) concrete and precast products with 80,000 people in 70 countries around the world and annual sales in excess of US$20 Billion.

With a strong focus on sustainable development, Holcim’s values are strength, performance and passion. We have been supplying Australia''s construction industry including major infrastructure, civil and mining sectors for more than 100 years, previously under the well-known Readymix and Humes brands.  Holcim Australia employs 3,000+ people and operates over 300 sites in every state and territory.

Our Humes business is Australia''s leading provider of engineered concrete solutions for the civil construction industry.

About the role

The successful Project Manager will report to the Regional Operations Manager and take responsibility for managing production projects from order stage through to final delivery & site follow up.

Key objectives include driving project performance to achieve tendered objectives and targets in a way that encourages continued business with head contractors in country Victoria

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce manufacturing & delivery programs to all project stakeholders ensuring timely updates for delivery On-Time-In-Full
  • Attend project sites for progress meetings, provision of Client support & to resolve issues & variations.
  • Review and assess contracts, specifications and drawings to limit Humes’ exposure to potential risks and our ability to comply by producing obligations summaries
  • Monitor project budgets in liaison with operational stakeholders to ensure spending is controlled to meet financial targets
  • Ensure specialised, non-stock items for each allocated projects (e.g. moulds, reinforcing, cast in plates, etc) are correctly detailed in the procurement process to ensure accurate and timely delivery to plan
  • Liaise with Sales Team to ensure that monthly project invoices are correct, submitted on time and meet contractual requirements.
  • Capture, negotiate and process variations within levels of authority or advise management accordingly.
  • Keep all stakeholders informed of project status and project related issues

About you

You are a confident & well rounded engineering or manufacturing professional with post graduate experience.  You have probably come from a production or commissioning background but have identified project management as your preferred career path.  

You have experience working in the building materials or infrastructure industry and know how to deal with the challenges of working in a mobile role.

  • A thirst for knowledge & positive attitude
  • A proactive approach to managing time, cost, quality and oh&s issues
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • An attitude and manner that engenders respect and builds strong relationships


Why join Holcim Australia?

  • We invest in the development of our people, providing a variety of careers within the company both locally and globally.
  • We have a great culture. On average people stay with us for 8 years, moving to new roles approximately every 2-3 years.
  • We are dedicated to our environment and the communities where we live and work in.
  • We strive for best practise across our entire business. We are industry leaders in safety management, environmental performance, social responsibility, sales force effectiveness, and operational efficiency.

Find out where Holcim can take your career by applying today.