High Tech

Project Manager NPI

Eindhoven (NL)
40
Bachelor / Master
€ 4.500 - € 7.500
Experienced Project Manager sought for our client's New Product Introduction team in Eindhoven. Lead the charge in bridging product development to production. In this role, you'll lead a diverse team to industrialize new products until they're ready for volume release.
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About the job

At Forexx we are looking to elevate your career to a next level and this opportunity might be yours to take. Join our client’s team as a Project Manager NPI.

You will spearhead the introduction and industrialization of new mechatronic modules and/or systems from the development phase to the 'release for volume' phase. You hold complete responsibility for all technical, financial, logistical, and quality (QLTC) aspects of the project. Leading a diverse team of engineers, including factory, procurement, manufacturing, supply chain, and quality engineers, you ensure the realization of project objectives.

The project management department oversees improvement and industrialization projects for new product introductions in accordance with PGP milestones. Collaborating closely with the customer's product development team or our clients other division, the focus is on technical alignment (DfX/ESI) to ensure a viable product. Given stringent time-to-market requirements, production often commences concurrently with prototype and pilot development. The project manager NPI oversees all technical, financial, logistical, and quality (QLTC) aspects of the project to ensure alignment with predefined targets.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring product manufacturability and process/product quality
  • Providing product improvement proposals.
  • Establishing and ensuring adherence to our client's production processes according to predefined objectives in quality, logistics, technology, and costs.
  • Optimizing and ensuring the robustness of our client's supply chain.
  • Reporting project progress internally within our client and externally to their client's.
  • Overseeing the realization of prototypes and pilots.
  • Handing over projects to the customer's Program team, responsible for the serial production of NPI industrialized products.

About you

Education
To excel in this role you hold a bachelor's or master's degree in Technical Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.

Experience
Successful candidates will demonstrate the following professional experiences and achievements:

  • Extensive project management experience in the complex manufacturing industry, serving as a liaison between customers, suppliers, and internal production.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Preferably familiar with the high-tech industry.
  • As the primary contact for clients from our client, you'll report to steering committees with clear, well-founded insights.
  • Excellent technical and commercial acumen.
  • Strong analytical skills; systematic and strategic approach; ability to handle stress effectively.

Working at Forexx

At Forexx we want to unlock your hidden potential.  We resonate with professionals seeking to expand and enrich their careers. Our way of working symbolizes the discovery of hidden talents and the realization of untapped potential through engaging projects and personal growth.

Are we a match? Great, then we offer the following:

  • Work environment
    A challenging assignment at one of our clients; These companies are innovative, leading in the branch and support their employees to develop their professional and personal skills.  
  • A stable future
    Secondary employment in which you are guided towards your long-term employment, at the client. This offers great long term career perspectives.
  • Vacation policy
    You will receive 25 holiday days based on 40 hours; Optionally you will receive extra vacation days (ADV) depending on your project to adapt to the clients policy.
  • Work-life balance
    Our clients are open to discuss flexible working hours and hybrid working to fit your personal situation.
  • Professional training and development
    We understand your personal and professional growth in your new job is a challenge. We will empower this growth by offering specialized courses to meet specific learning objectives.  
  • Other benefits
    You will receive your Holiday allowance of 8.33% on an annual basis. Besides that we offer a well-arranged pension plan to create continuity in your retirement savings.
  • Employee support program;
    In case your new job requires relocation, document requests, scheme applications, etcetera, we will offer support to guide you.
  • The Forexx community
    You will enter an interesting network of colleagues in the field of technology and engineering, with whom you can share knowledge during frequent and enjoyable information and knowledge sessions. Also you are invited for many activities with your colleagues such as BBQs, meetings, events, family day, etc.

About the client

Our client is one of the biggest service providers for the European High tech industry. From their headoffice in Eindhoven they develop & produce complicated High Tech modules which are designed according to the highest standards. This company is renowned for its collaborative engineering approach and commitment to innovation, tackling complex challenges across a diverse range of industries including semiconductor, healthcare, and aerospace. It offers great opportunities for engineers to develop their professional careers.

Application procedure

What will the application procedure look like?

01. First interview

Well done, you got our attention!
The first interview will be held by someone from our recruitment department.

*Are you a software engineer? We will send you our skill assignment before the second interview.

02. Second interview

Great!
The first interview went well and you are invited for a second interview.
The second interview will be with someone from our management and someone with a more technical background.

03. Offer

Wow impressive!
All the interviews went really well and Forexx will make a job offer.

04. We become colleagues!

Woohoo!
The whole procedure went well and both parties agreed to collaborate. Hello colleague!