Automation Project Manager

Dandenong South Permanent
  • Industry Leader and Innovation
  • Market leading salary

About Our Client

MiTek is a global company specializing in software, services, engineered products, and automated solutions for the building industry. They've been pivotal in revolutionizing construction through innovations like the Gang-Nail connector plate, enabling mass production of prefabricated timber components. MiTek collaborates extensively across the building sector, advocating, teaching, and partnering at various levels to drive transformative advancements in design and construction. Their wide range of innovative products and solutions empowers builders and fabricators, positioning them as a significant player in the industry for over six decades.

Job Description

Role Description:

MiTek are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team in Melbourne, Australia Working within the industrial automation business area, you will be leading the execution of medium to large size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with MiTek policy. Including regulations and standards, contractual agreements and obligations, agreed scope of work, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, and schedule commitments.


  • Implement systems to ensure efficiency in areas such as project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and execution.
  • Monitoring and controlling project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses, and cash flow
  • Planning and tracking all project activities, establishing scheduling risks and opportunities to deliver projects on time according to commitments to the customer.
  • Identifying qualifying, quantifying, and managing project risks and ensuring that all opportunities are identified and pursued.
  • Provide regular, transparent project performance reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Liaise with design engineers, technicians, site supervisors, commission engineers and contractors as required on a project-by-project basis.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.
  • Manage the monitoring of quality and quantities of incoming equipment and material, check working drawings, construction and specifications against site plans and conditions and arrange corrections or modifications where necessary.
  • Ability to handle conflict with a solution focused attitude and achieve a positive, business value-added outcome.
  • Perform other tasks as deemed necessary by management staff.

The Successful Applicant

Core Competencies:

  • Experience in project delivery in a similar industry/environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot and solve complex mechanical problems.
  • Capable of working in various CAD packages, including AutoCAD eDrawings.
  • Understanding of the requirements of machinery installations, SAT, FAT and Commissioning
  • Exposure to Materials handling related design projects, in both the Greenfields and Brownfields space.
  • Technical aptitude, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent organisational, communication, teamwork, and time management skills

The ideal candidate for the Automation Solutions Project Manager role possesses over 5 years of project delivery experience in a similar industry. They exhibit strong analytical skills, proficiency in CAD software, and a deep understanding of machinery installations. This individual is adept at managing project efficiency, finances, schedules, and stakeholder relationships. Additionally, they possess excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills, alongside a tertiary qualification in engineering, construction, or project management. A PMP or Prince2 certification would be highly advantageous.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary package and they will have the opportunity for career growth within a reputable, established company known for its exceptional culture.

Rhys Shelley
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Phone number
+(61) 416092204

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Automation / Mechatronics / Robotics
What is your industry?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Dandenong South
Job Type
Consultant name
Rhys Shelley
Consultant phone
+(61) 416092204
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