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Requisition Number 17-0220
Title Project Associate
City Scottsdale
State AZ
Description

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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2015 sales of $1.4 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 110 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world. POSITION SUMMARY: Supports all quality system and functions. Assists in establishing systems to support the facility to drive continuous improvements and minimize the costs of non-conformance. Plans, schedules, executes and communicates all items regarding quality issues, complaints, validations and other projects to the QA Manager and/or other interested parties. Performs all duties associated with compliance-related items for ISO standards and cGMps. POSITION SUMMARY: The Innovation & Technology Program Management Office (PMO) Project Associate is responsible for compiling reporting status and critical risk, issues to management and internal customers. Provides analysis for project plans and schedules to identify critical path(s), optimize plans, facilitate communication for the I&T PMO. This Associate will work directly with the I&T PMO management to facilitate reporting, communication, and become an in-depth user of all I&T PMO tools (i.e. MS Project, MS Project Server/AIM, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Power BI). PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Development and maintaining project schedules (e.g. Gantt charts) and identifying project critical path(s), risks, issues, etc. • Manage projects as assigned by the I&T PMO • Maintain the project related data and documents within the West Project Management System • Documenting project meetings and following up on open action items. • Create/ maintain project dashboards to communicate status and progress. • Track project costs versus budgets and alert management of potential overruns • Initiate project change alerts in the case of delays, changes in scope, costs, or deliverables • Monitor resource needs and issues, work closely with PMO and functional managers to develop action plans to ensure program commitments remain on track. • Drive transparency of project workloads, financial, commitments, and expectations. • Analyze, forecast, report the project budget and work closely with finance for accruals and charges related to the projects • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules. • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Education or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor's in Business or Engineering Preferred • Experience: 0-3 years of experience • First experience in business analysis or project planning • Proficient verbal and written communication skills • Self-motivated and dynamic individual who is willed to develop and maintain collaborative working relations across I&T and the other functions at West PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite • 2 years of administrative support, customer service, or project analysis preferred • Experience with MS Project, MS Project Server and Power BI preferred

Requirements PHYSICAL & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
• Physical Location: Scottsdale, AZ – Scottsdale Development Center
• Up to 20% domestic and international travel
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