As an integral project manager you are responsible for highly innovative complex challenging projects in a high-end precision environment.
You are end to end responsible from project initiation until volume production of complex mechatronic systems and modules.
The Integral Project Manager manages the projects with a (large) multidisciplinary team of highly skilled, mainly technical experts, that’s why we expect you to have mechatronic expertise as well as professional project management skills.
You are responsible for :
The delivery of innovative mechatronic systems from development until manufacturing and customer acceptance;
Delivering within boundaries as agreed in project assignment (time, quality, budget and scope);
Leading the team on technical aspects in close cooperation with a System Architect assuring decision taking in the technical domain;
Monitoring and control project progress including supply chain and manufacturing activities;
Managing stakeholders : external customers as well as internal stakeholders at various managerial levels and functional domain (T&D, business, manufacturing and others);
Managing external partners and component suppliers;
Applying the project management and development processes of the organization;
Contribute to the continuous development of the project management competency of the department.
This position is based in the Project Management group of VDL ETG Technology & Development
A degree in Mechatronics, Mechanics, Electronics, Physics or related;
Academic working and thinking level;
Professional project management skills, preferably certified (PMI, PRINCE2, IPMA);
At least 5 to 10 years experience as a project leader for high-end equipment, leading multidisciplinary development team(s);
You have knowledge of Design for Excellence;
Successful track record within equipment development projects;
You are a team builder and able to inspire, motivate and convince people;
You are pro-active, analytical, creative person with a can do mentality;
Good communication skills verbal and written in English and Dutch;
Willingness to travel and stay abroad for a couple of weeks few times per year.
What do we offer?
You are part of the international, industrial, family-owned company VDL Groep;
You work with professionals in a technical and high end environment;
Dynamic and informal atmosphere;
Work together in multidisciplinary teams;
Opportunities for personal development and growth.
Are you interested and do you recognize yourself in above profile? Apply via the 'solliciteer button. Please include a resume and motivation letter in which you describe why you are interested in this vacancy.
For further information about this vacancy you can contact the Corporate Recruitment Department; Ellen Op Heij, via 040-2925066.
Within VDL ETG, the department Technology & Development (T&D) is responsible for the specification, design and integration of high tech / precision modules, professional products and capital intensive equipment.
All this takes place under one roof. The high-tech production facility is equipped with state of the art machinery to produce any designed product.
The Technology & Development department consists of a number of competence groups, such as Mechanics, Mechatronics, Electronics, Flow & Thermal, Software and Project management.
In multi-disciplinary project teams we specify, design, develop and qualify the professional products for our customers.
VDL ETG sources, produces and supplies the qualified products to our customers.