CAPEX Project Manager - Viby


Viby J, DK


We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join our CAPEX Execution Team within the Engineering & Technology Group. You will report to the Senior CAPEX Manager and be coordinating projects and travelling to dedicated Arla Foods production sites. In this role you can be based near our headquarters in Aarhus or close to Esbjerg.


About the role

As our CAPEX Project Manager you will be responsible for supporting our supply chain organization with world class execution of projects to ensure delivery of initiatives towards new product launches, capacity increases, sustainability and/or cost improvements across our sites in Denmark. Further you will:


  • Follow the Arla Foods Stage Model from Explore to Handover including gate approval meetings
  • Deliver project on success criteria in terms of Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Delivery, Sustainability & Cost
  • Execute detailed plans covering scope, milestones, cost, resource, risks and mitigation
  • Work with our Procurement department during supplier selection and tendering
  • Define and lead project teams with internal & external resources
  • Manage change orders through the change request process
  • Have close collaboration with the project sponsor
  • Communicate and present projects for steerco, project team and key stakeholders
  • Ensure construction safety plans are in place at all times
  • Coordinate the project with several site functions; Operations, Maintenance, QEHS & Logistics
  • Connect all new installations to Arla IT platforms and systems


You will join a passionate team with colleagues and stakeholders locally and globally within Arla. As you will travel to various Arla sites you can expect up to 50 % travel depending on where you are located.


Who are you


You are specialized within buildings, automation, process, machines and/or food production with a relevant degree. If you have 2-3 years project management experience or have worked within the food industry, this would be an advantage. You are able to work with new technology and processes with a high degree of complexity. You have exceptional communication skills collaborating with site, suppliers and multiple colleagues across Arla at different organizational levels. You are able to thrive in a job, where your decisions and foresight deliver new installations with expected performance.


Finally, you speak and write fluent English and master German in writing and speech.


Application and contact

If you want to lead capex projects and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. We will be conducting interviews ongoing. For additional information, please call Senior CAPEX Manager, Stefan Köppchen +49 152 54 64 77 43.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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