Project Manager (Food & Packaging industry) job description template with skills and salary market rate

About this position

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Project Manager to join our team. In this role, you will lead and direct projects from start to finish, overseeing planning, scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining project plans, coordinating with stakeholders, and ensuring successful project delivery. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized individual with strong project management skills to join a dynamic and growing company.


- Ensure getting all technical & commercial information from Sales Team.
- Clarify the scope with the client in a kick-off meeting and prepare technical specifications of the equipment.
- Execute drawings using AutoCAD (P&ID, layouts).
- Prepare the project schedule and follow-up bought-out items delivery, detailed drawings and manufacturing progress status.
- Understand Process functionality and help prepare functional descriptions for automation engineers.
- Review the design of key equipment with the design team focusing on a cost-effective function and a safe/clean design expected in process installations for food industry.
- Maintain project requirements and progress in the company system.
- Transmit the relevant information to the on-site installation and commissioning leader.
- Participate actively during commissioning phase and handle technical discussions with customers.
- Record Process parameters and performance test results.
- Support the client during the first production runs.
- Issue the punch list and ensure all the remedial actions are done.
- Ensure occupational health safety for all employees and people affected by the project opertions


- Minimum 5 years’ experience in Project Engineering including commissioning experience.
- University degree in Process or Mechanical Engineering, Food/Chemistry Technology or equivalent.
- Well organized in work.
- Problem-solving skill and pragmatic approach
- Be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Be able to multitask and work in stressful situations.
- Process Engineering knowledge and awareness of details to be able to handle technical discussions with clients and suppliers and identify when technical problems require additional support.


Computer Graphics
Cost control
Budgeting Cost Control Variance analysis
Health Security & Environment (HSE)
Health Safety and environment (HSE)
Project management
Project Coordination Project Estimation Project Planning Stakeholder Management
Risk Management
Risk Assessment Risk Management
Sustainability management
Environmental Awareness
Change Management
Driving change and innovation Influencing others towards change
Collaboration & Teamwork
Giving credits to others Involving others in making decisions that affect them Placing team needs above individual needs Working with others towards common goals
Communicating information
Asking the right questions Influencing and persuading others Synthesizing information
Planning and organizing
Clarifying expectations of self and others Goal setting, planning and priorization Taking timely actions to ensure obligations are met

Salary market rate for Project Manager (Food & Packaging industry)

10,000,000 - 23,000,000 IDR per month
8,000 - 12,000 MYR per month
35,000 - 66,000 PHP per month
4,200 - 7,300 SGD per month
60,000 - 200,000 THB per month
Viet Nam
90,000,000 - 125,000,000 VND per month