Integral project manager. – VDL ETG Technology & Development Almelo – Almelo

  • Almelo

VDL ETG Technology & Development Almelo

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.

Integral project manager

Job information:

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

    Your profile:

  • 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;
  • International opportunities;
  • Opportunities for personal development and growth.
  • Interested?

    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; Babette ter Brugge 06 – 57 94 16 18.

    As part of your employment, we will have a screening performed. You will be screened for your identity, CV, education/diploma, VOG (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag) and EVOG (Eigen Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag). 

    Company information:

    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.



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