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About the Company:

Like all success stories, our company history started with a great idea. In 1895, a group of pharmacists had a common objective: The standardised production of medicinal products to ensure an effective and reasonable provision of healthcare for the many. This was the beginning of STADA’s impressive development.


As a global and constantly growing health care group, we dedicated ourselves to people’s health and wellbeing. We know that our committed and qualified employees make a key contribution to STADA’s success. With a long-standing heritage rooted in pharmacies, we continue to be a reliable and trustworthy partner. If you are ready for new challenges where you can make a difference to people’s health, join us to support the delivery of our strategic vision of Caring for People as a Trusted Partner.


About the Role:


Linthwaite manufacturing site is a Centre of Excellence for semi-solids and liquids manufacturing is will soon be commencing a £50M expansion and transformation programme over the next 4-5 years to increase our manufacturing capacity, install a new R & D facility and significantly increase our warehouse space.  Joining a team of other project engineers, you'll be responsible for delivering capital projects across the UK Cluster relating to upgrades and renewals to site services and equipment.


On a day to basis, you will preparing accurate project budgets for new capital projects, define and deliver project milestones on time and to budget, review and approve design work from external suppliers and manage contractors on site and throughout the project lifecycle. This role is an ideal stepping stone for a candidate with a solid foundation of project engineering experience, ready to make their next career move to managing larger scale projects, developing people management skills and gaining exposure to working with senior stakeholders.    



About You:

At STADA we talk about diversity as Uniqueness. Everyone is unique and we recognise our differences as a strength. Our values Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Agility and One STADA ensure our uniqueness thrives, enabling us to care for people’s health as a trusted partner. Empower your Uniqueness, bring your whole self to STADA.


If you’re keen to add value and see results, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the can-do spirit that’s spearheading our success, bring those unique qualities, with the following skills and qualifications:


  • Degree educated or equivalent in an engineering discipline. Project Management Qualification would be highly desirable (APM PMQ or equivalent).
  • A solid foundation of project engineering experience and knowledge of project management systems include stage gates
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and to budget. Experience of managing CapEx projects to the value of £5M+ is essential.
  • Technical knowledge of electrical, mechanical and process systems.
  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical environment is an advantage although general FMCG manufacturing experience is acceptable.
  • Strong HSE knowledge and focus. NEBOSH qualified would be highly desirable.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to communicate and influence senior management and external suppliers
  • Some projects may take place at the other UK Cluster sites so ability to travel to other sites required (Preston & Bredbury)
  • Previous experience of managing contactors and writing permits.



What’s in it for you?


 With 5 locations in the UK, the STADA UK Head Office is a recently renovated site only a two minute drive from our largest manufacturing site both based in Huddersfield. Zoflora® and Covonia® brands are made locally along with some key medicines for the healthcare sector. We employ over 1000 employees, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too. Rewarding our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:


  • A fantastic work environment based in the Colne Valley.
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days leave.
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme and Life Assurance of up to 3 x annual salary.
  • Annual bonus
  • Discounted bus & rail travel throughout West Yorkshire and the surrounding area.
  • Free on-site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Reimbursement of professional fees, where essential to the role.
  • We promote good physical and mental health and can provide additional support to our employees via our Employee Assistance Programme all year round.

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