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Project Manager (Eindhoven)

06 May, 2021

Additive Industries

Additive Industries is accelerating industrial additive manufacturing of high end functional metal components by offering a modular metal 3D printing system to high-end and demanding industrial markets. With market leading printing productivity, machine utilization, and part quality, Additive Industries redefines the business case for additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, energy and high-tech markets.

Function description

Additive Industries is growing fast since its metal additive manufacturing system MetalFAB1 is well received in the market. This yields opportunities for further improvement of the current system and the development of new products. In the position of project manager you play a pivotal role in developing next generations of cutting edge high tech equipment and successful adaptation of that technology at cutting edge customers all over the world.

As a Project Manager every day is different. This asks for a pro-active approach where you like a challenge. You will be managing multidisciplinary teams of highly skilled experts and be responsible for innovative development projects containing both hardware and software, fully meeting the quality, performance, budgetary and schedule expectations of the customer. Part of the development may also be outsourced to development partners. Throughout the project you will closely collaborate with development partners.

For customer specific projects you make sure these projects are executed successfully. You will be responsible to put together an attractive proposal for our (potential) customer with a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled experts. Furthermore, you will be responsible for the execution of the awarded contract and to keep in close contact with our customer. You manage expectations of your (internal and external) customers well.

You initiate projects by defining the goal, deliverables, planning and team based on the user requirements. Throughout the process, you constantly monitor and control planning, costs, resources, quality of the deliverables and project risks and report these on a regular basis. You are hands-on and oversee that all deliverables are well documented and milestones are thoroughly prepared. Finally, you are expected to contribute to (business) process optimization throughout the organization facilitating the ambition and fast growth of Additive Industries.

Reporting

The Project Manager will report to the Sr. Project Manager.

Knowledge and experience

Education:

Bachelor or Master degree with technical affinity

Expertise/skills:

  • 7-10 years of experience in managing the execution of highly complex and demanding product development projects (preferably in the high tech industry)
  • Successfully managed multiple product development and/or customer projects at the same time
  • Inspires and motivates team members to collaborate well and to get the best results within the project constraints.
  • Ability to manage the process from a relatively vague to a well-defined project
  • Familiar with the V-model and Product Creation Process
  • Ability to connect various disciplines throughout the company. Exceeding in informal leadership and stakeholder management
  • Excellent pro-active communication and presentation skills (verbally as well as written) and customer focused attitude
  • Works well in a developing and growing organization where processes are maturing.
  • Travel to customer site or development partners as needed for project definition or execution

 

Personality characteristics

Additive Industries is a young and quickly maturing professional organization. We have developed a strong pragmatic team mentality in which we work and experiment together to achieve common goals. We are looking for a wide diversity of people coming from different backgrounds to join our organization. We have formulated the following personal traits contributing to our professional mentality:

  • Open, confident and result driven
  • Driven by technical challenges, eager to learn and entrepreneurial
  • Proven Team player who takes ownership
  • Professional and structured
  • ‘Fun to work with’

Acquisition by (recruitment) agencies is not appreciated.