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Senior Project Manager / Project Director (m/f/d) logistics automation projects, EMEA region

24 November 2021

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge – one where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about technology and keen to share your expertise internationally? Step forward and discover Swisslog! Working as part of our #Project Management Team with a great team spirit, you will use the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics for forward-thinking customers. We’re offering a talented individual the opportunity to join our incredible team and get the most out of their potential – could it be you?

Your Role
As a Senior Project Manager / Project Director within the EMEA region you will be responsible for the overall ownership of large-scale and complex intralogistics projects with individual budgets higher than 100 million EUR. In this role you will lead in each project an international and cross-functional team in a dynamic environment. This is a high-impact and high-visibility role for a results-oriented individual who enjoys constant exchange with the customer and internal stakeholders.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please state your salary expectations and your period of notice or earliest possible starting date.

Short Facts

  • Dortmund
    Dortmund, Germany
  • Project Management
    Project Management
  • Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time
    Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time

Make an impact

  • You are responsible and accountable for the successful management (in scope, budget and time) of complex automation projects, details: budget per project is higher than 100 million EUR, typically consisting of multiple different sub-systems, and as we are data- and robotic-driven: software is one of the key topics in our projects
  • You are responsible for the complete lifecycle of these projects - having at all time the major project milestones under control: from ambitious but realistic project planning to risk and claim management up-to the final acceptance by the customer, means: You will close the project with a smooth handover to customer service
  • You plan and execute your projects thoroughly, from leadership over risk and cost management to supplier management, having always your main mission in mind - to maximize business success and customer satisfaction
  • You will lead cross functional international teams, manage the interface between various stakeholders, mentor and motivate core team members to efficient collaboration - promoting project engagement and successful delivery against the project objectives
  • You are part of our Leadership team, which means you live our vision, work together, deliver promises and develop people
  • You cultivate client relationships and sales opportunities

Bring to the team

  • MBA and/or Master’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing large-scale and complex projects, preferable in the automation industry
  • An in-depth knowledge of Material Handling and General Contracting is a plus
  • PMP® certification from Project Management Institute or similar is preferred
  • Excellent German and English language are a must, additional language skills an advantage
  • Strong leader who demonstrate ability to act as a team player with excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Solution orientated individual with strong business acumen and organizational skills
  • A high level of motivation and enthusiasm and willingness to travel nationally and internationally approx. 20 up to 50 %

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

Free Parking
On-Site Catering
Flexible Working Options
Great Team Spirit
Modern Work Environment

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

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