Project Leader
Project Management
Full Time
Rothenburg, Germany
2018-12-16

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

PROJECT LEADER - Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany 

You will be part of our Oven Platform and you will drive and manage projects and the project teams in an international environment. You will be responsible for the execution and the reporting of the respective project in the given period, performance requirements, cost target and quality level. 

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK 

• 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 and legal requirements
o Quality improvement
o Platform or subsystem standardization
o Innovation, Intellectual Property
• Support and drive projects from project definition to the approval of series production.
• Lead project teams & cooperate with cross-functional teams in an international environment.
• 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.
• Reduce complexity 
• Reduce SCR

YOU


• Strong performer. You can work fast and effectively driving a number of projects at the same time. 
• Strong self-motivation. You are eager to learn and constantly improve. 
• Open minded. You appreciate the privilege of working in an international environment and are respectful of different cultural backgrounds.
• Proactive. You are always one-step ahead. 
• Continuous improvement mindset. 
• Willing to travel occasionally. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering or Design related discipline or equivalent industry experience.
• 3 years in project management.
• PMP certificate would be a plus.
• Strong structured and engineering approach during each development phase.
• Strong knowledge in components and systems design, development and industrialization
o Knowledge of 3D design tools (CAD)
o Knowledge of development and quality tools (FMEA´s, tolerance analyses…)
o Knowledge of CAE tools and methods (FEM, CFD, mold flow and optimization)
o Knowledge of the main manufacturing processes (metal forming, injection molding, die casting), design for assembly and design for automation
o Experience in design for performance and quality
o Knowledge of product approval and environmental rules in different countries
• Experience in working with cross-functional and international project teams
• Knowledge of Six Sigma, LEAN principles and ISO principles is a plus.
• Knowledge of automation, control systems, electronic is a plus.
• Fluent English