Project Leader Oven Platform (m/w/d)
Project Management
Full Time
Rothenburg, Germany

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, Oven Platform– Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany 

As Project Leader 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. 


• 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.
• Control project/product costs and investments.
• Create and manage investment requests.
• Organize concept and test series with production.
Report in Check Point meetings/steering team meetings.
• Ensure that new products/projects fit into the platform and subsystem structure.
• Analysis of technical solutions with suppliers, factory and other involved functions.
• Reference contact with suppliers for the project.
• Define input for Bill of Material and support user manual creation.
• Use development/quality tools like FMEA´s, project planning tools, etc.
• Drive standardization & modularization.
• Create component and product specifications.


• 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. 


• Bachelor or Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (e.g. Aerospace, Automation or Electromechanical Engineering).
• 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