R&D Project Manager
Project Management
Full Time
Susegana, Italy

Project Manager

The mission of the role is to coordinate a project team in an international environment. She or he will be responsible for the execution and the reporting of the respective project in the given time frame, cost target and quality level.

Key Operational Responsibilities:

• Support and drive projects from project definition to the approval of series production
• Drive and manage subsystem projects
• Define and implement new features and aesthetical design
• Be responsible for cost reduction and quality improvement
• Drive standardization
• Lead cross functional project teams , timing and targets oriented .
• Report in Check Point meetings/steering team meetings
• Ensure that new products/projects fit into the platform and subsystem structure
• Participate in platform- and variant teams
• Define inputs to respect the project scope and targets .
• Organize test- and pilot series with the Production , Purchasing , Manufacturing and Quality .
• Contact with project stakeholders .
• Use development/quality tools like project planning tools etc
• Create component and product specifications when needed 
• Support and guide others department project leaders 

Competences required:

• Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Strong knowledge in mechanical component and system development and design.
• Strong structured and engineering approach during each development phase.
• Knowledge of approval and environmental rules in different countries.
• Knowledge of the main manufacturing processes (metal forming, injection moulding, die casting) and assembling.
• Knowledge of  quality tools (FMEA´s, …)
• Project management experience in a structured multinational Company ( at least 5 years )
• Experience in Design for Assembling and Manufacturing is a plus.
• Experience as project leader in mechanical environments
• Knowledge in components development
• Teams motivation skills 
• Problem solving experience
• 5 years of experience in projects management

Additional competences:

• Team oriented and good communication skills
• Ability to take initiative, proactive
• Creative
• Open minded
• Consumer insight  mindset
• Ability to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in the organization.
• Attitude to continuous improvement in all the job areas.
• Willing to travel.