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Technology Project Manager (Hoogeveen)

Date: Apr 28, 2022

Location: Hoogeveen, NL Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

To lead multimillion-pound, collaborative research and technology development programmes. To develop strategic capability, to secure major new business wins, open up new markets and improve current business performance.

The role will lead a multi-disciplined team of technologists and engineers to deliver large programmes of Research & Technology development targeting differentiating manufacturing processes in the field of composites, metallics, assembly and electrical systems technology. 

Primary external interface with partners, customers and government bodies, in managing a successful programme.

The location of this vacancy is Hoogeveen. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivering the programme plan, to cost, schedule and quality. 
  • Stakeholder management, Lead key relationships within the programme and resolve all matters relating to the performance of the programme.
  • Risk management, manage mitigation plans for all programme level risks
  • Reporting, Chair quarterly review meetings, presenting programme summary to the assigned monitoring officer and managing the recovery of associated grant funding. Prepare and submit all GKN reports required during project closure. Communicate key programme information across GKN.
  • Collaboration, Support the technical team in developing and progressing partner level collaboration opportunities and integrating across GKN R&D centres and manufacturing sites.
  • Manage scope to ensure GKN and partner objectives are clearly defined & apply controlled change management when there is a need to variate; communicating this to clearly to funding bodies via formal Project Change Requests.
  • Supply chain management and all associated opportunities and risks.

Job Qualifications

  • Degree-qualified or higher engineer with significant industrial experience.
  • Experience leading large and complex technical projects.
  • Excellent communication skills- both formal presentation and informal coaching approaches.
  • Able to process large bandwidth of project information, filter noise and demonstrate initiative to address key opportunities, issues and risks.
  • Highly skilled in operation of Microsoft Excel, SharePoint and Project applications. Tactile & numerate aptitude. 
  • Detailed understanding of project principles and terminology, qualified in PM.
  • Experience operating in an Agile PM environment.

More information?

Please contact Hassan.Zaidi@usa.gknaerospace.com.