Electromechanical Project Leader
Full Time

Functional area

R&D Food Preparation

Job Catalogue

Project Management

Generic Job Description Name

Project Leader


Drive and manage projects

Key responsibilities

New Product Design

· The design, development and project management of new products or technology modules as directed according to the requirements of the Generation Plan.

· Drive and manage projects in the areas of

o New platform or subsystem projects

o New features and aesthetical design

o Cost reduction

o Assured Safety

o Quality improvement

o Platform or subsystem standardization

o Innovation, Intellectual Property

· Lead project teams

· Support and drive projects from project definition to the

approval of series production

· Reports in CP-meetings/steering team meetings

· Ensure that new products/projects fit into the platform and

subsystem structure

· Create invest requests when applicable

· Participate in platform- and variant teams

· Define input for BOM (+/-)

· Organize test- and pilot series with the production

· Contacts with internal and external suppliers

· Use development/quality tools like FMEA´s, project planning tools, quality plans, test plan and follow up actions

· Ensure creation of component specification

· Align and drive completion of product or technology module specifications from Product Line

· Control costs to targets (product/technology module cost and project CAPEX)

· Support user manual creation

· Precision in project target achievement

· Complexity reduction

· SCR reduction

Minimum Qualification

Key functional qualifications

Knowledge (Ability to Learn)

· Extensive knowledge of engineering concepts and materials (for example metals and plastics, hardware, software or electronic systems, and etc.)

· Sound understanding of quality assurance principles

· Knowledge of a wide variety of production processes

· Familiar with ISO Principles

· Applicable Regulations and Standards

· Product Knowledge

Skills / Experience

· Familiar with the use of relevant design software

· Project Management skills

· Good judgement, problem solving and decision making skills

· Knowledge of ECR (Engineering Change Request) and ECN (Engineering Change Notice) systems

· Ability to prioritize projects and self-manage own workload

· Ability to work with and build relationships with people at all levels within the organization

· Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization

· Ability to work in a team environment and contribute to team and project meetings

· Ability to work in an open plan office if necessary

· Good written, verbal communication and presentation skills

· Attention to detail, and accuracy in numeracy, reporting and presenting

· Results orientated

Generic qualifications

· Degree in Engineering or Design related discipline or equivalent industry experience.