Cross Functional Project Manager

Project Manager , High Tech and Development in Hengelo

Why are we looking for you?

Project management is key in the delivery to our customers. You act as a conductor would do to his musicians, to make sure one beautiful piece of music is produced together. The Project Manager is involved in all stages from initiation and quotation until the very moment the new product is verified and released.

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What will you do?

Project Management is involved from the very first phase of initiation. The triangle account management, system architect and project management is key in this phase. Where account management takes lead in the commercial interests and system architect takes care of the technical solution, your role as project manager is to develop a realistic plan and estimation to realise the solution. Do the requirements and expectations of the customers match our architects solution? Is our commitment realistic? What implications will our promises and commitments have for the remainder of the project and budget? You create the base for a successful execution of the project in this phase.

You start a new project team after this quotation phase has been finalized. This team combines knowledge from the entire NTS organization to gain the most optimal service to the customer. A typical project within NTS have a duration of about 6 months for a small project to more then 2 years for bigger, more complex product development projects. The project teams you work with consists of about 15 FTE multidisciplinary professionals. NTS has all aspects of delivery in the own organization, ranging from architecture to engineering and (small serial) production. Your lead reaches from initiation to hand over to Operations for volume production.

The project team sets up a project plan and defines reachable targets under your lead. You manage the process to meet the agreed targets (quality, budget, planning). It goes without saying that you strive for continuous improvement in project management and customer satisfaction!

Your projects end with a successful proto phase and passed 0-series, resulting in small volume production or a successful verifaction of a one off product. You hand-over the project to NTS' factories, guaranteeing a long relationship with the customer and NTS!

What do you bring to the table

You combine a strong personality with a thorough technical background. Let's start with your personality, the most important aspect at the end of the day. You are a true project manager: you get things done. By setting goals, securing progress, keeping an eye on budget, managing (and mitigating) risks and regular quality checks, you guarantee the progress of your projects.

The art of managing stakeholders fits like a glove, because of your strong communicative skillset. These stakeholders are not only located at customers, the project team you manage benefits from your skillset too. Your calmness and overview allows you to manage several (complex) projects in parallel. Result is important, but the quality of the result is even more important. Being pragmatic and venturous brings you and your team the results you want!

What do we offer

NTS offers the opportunity to work for a successful and dynamic international business with a leading market position and an engaging project portfolio for various customers in the high tech, semiconductor and life-sciences, analytical markets. At NTS we highly value our employees: we actively invest in your technical and personal development, while your expertise, energy and commitment is appreciated by means of a competitive full benefit package.

You will be working in a highly complex high-tech environment in semicon, life science and/or analytical. Both mechanical as mechatronical, our projects are characterized on being state of the art solutions. NTS Group is composed of several organisations in the Netherlands, but you will also be working with colleagues in Czech, Shanghai, Singapore and the United States.

What can you expect

This is your opportunity to be involved in state-of-the-art technology together with competent  and enthusiastic colleagues and ambitious high tech customers in a pleasant working environment. Our organization has a characteristically informal and friendly atmosphere and our staff looks out for each other. Drive, entrepreneurial spirit, a results-focused mind set and striving to be the best, are what we aim for in everything that we make and do. We will start with a one year contract. After that it can be converted to a permanent contract when the collaboration is successful.

Are you interested in this vacancy? We would like to receive your CV via our website.

For additional information about this vacancy, please contact Sabine van Rooij, Corporate Recruiter via +31 (0)6 21 33 29 11

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You will be working at one of the leading first-tier suppliers in high-tech. You are passionate about and committed to your specialization, just like our other colleagues. In return for your passion and enthusiasm, we will provide you with chances and opportunities to grow further in your career.

You like to work on projects which contribute to the technology of the future. We make sure to connect challenging projects and activities to your knowledge and competences in the best possible way. That’s how we accelerate the future for you and our customers.

You are motivated to take professional and competence oriented courses, in order to keep developing your knowledge and skills in the field of innovation, creativity, talent development and entrepreneurship.

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