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Project Manager, Innovation and Product Development, Täby, Sweden


Would you like to be part of the future growth of Piab? Do you like to work in a leading role and together with your project team deliver quality results and always on time? Come join our Vacuum Conveying Division!


An important part of Piab’s growth strategy includes a steady stream of new products and solutions for the industrial automation market, by running and completing several parallel innovation and/or New Product Introduction (NPI) projects.

As a Project Manager within the Vacuum Conveying (VC) division, you will manage all innovation initiatives and on-going development projects focused on growing Piab’s vacuum conveying business globally. 

Innovation initiatives and NPI projects related to this role will include early feasibility studies, idea generation and conceptualization, and development of vacuum conveying systems applied to pharmaceutical, food processing, chemical production, battery production and additive manufacturing industries.

The Project Manager will report to VC division head and is part of the division’s Management team. The projects are governed by the project steering group, which consists of members from Piab’s General Management team.

The position is located at Piab’s head office in Täby and may require some international travel with maximum 20 days per year.

 

What you will do

  • Manage feasibility studies and ideation initiatives to feed the NPI pipeline with new projects
  • Manage development projects (NPI) in alignment with defined process and ensure that they are carried out in the most efficient way (including sprints and scrum methodology)
  • Make plans, set deadlines and coordinate project task assignments between R&D, Marketing, Sourcing, Operations etc.
  • Ensure projects are delivering according to plan and within defined budget frames
  • Keep project documentation up-to-date and easily accessible for all stake holders
  • Report progress and/or deviations to the project steering group and recommend mitigating actions when applicable

We are looking for

You are result-oriented, focused on high performance and on delivering according to budget and on time. You identify risks and consider the financial aspects (budget) of the project work.

You are structured and ensure that the project documentation is up-to-date, clear and accessible to the project members as well as to the steering group.

You keep the project team together and ensure that everyone involved works towards the same goal.

Your communication is effective and sharp; you communicate in a clear, precise and structured way. You speak with authority and conviction and you have the ability to present ideas successfully.

Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Solid experience in project management, preferably related to new product introduction in B2B
  • 3+ years of working experience from project management, management consulting, innovation management or similar
  • Passionate about technology
  • Experience from B2B industries with intense focus on R&D and technology preferred
  • Strong academic record with a master’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal. Knowledge of other languages is merit but not required
  • Pragmatic, positive and collaborative with an “everything is possible” attitude
  • Experience in Microsoft Project or equivalent project management system

We offer

As a Piab employee, you are part of an innovative company that is at the forefront in its field. We are a growing organization, which creates opportunities for career development, both within Sweden and abroad, and together we build Piab’s future.

Together with your colleagues, you work in a family atmosphere where there is good team spirit and collaboration throughout the organization.

We offer a favorable working week, extended health insurance and flextime, pension plan and wellness allowance. If you are located at the head office in Täby, you also have free access to a well-equipped gym in the same building.

Application

Apply for the position by sending us your CV to recruitment.se@piab.com. This is an ongoing selection, so make sure to apply as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application!

Contact

Should you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact VP Vacuum Conveying Division, Kajsa Ryttberg Wallgren, at kajsa.ryttberg.wallgren@piab.com.

 

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