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Technical Project Manager - Glass, Thin Film and Polymers

Are you able to combine your strong technical interest with excellent project management skills? And would you like to work in an international development center with focus on developing new products and processes within glass, thin film and polymer technologies? Then this position might be the next step in your career.

Your challenges

As technical project manager you will be responsible for leading the way for the development of products and technical solutions within glass, thin film and polymer. You will head the project team and ensure that the team reaches its goals. As responsible for the technical end product, you have deep knowledge and interest in the technical part and make the necessary decisions within this area.

You will be overall responsible for a project team with participants from various parts of the Product Development organisation and as needed, you will also involve our internal production engineering team, external consultants and suppliers. The project team can vary in size depending on the project in scope.

Your main tasks will be to:

  • Lead, facilitate and coordinate project activities in the project team, so you jointly create results and products of high quality
  • Be in charge of project planning, stakeholder management, forecasting and budgeting, including continuously updating the business case
  • Ensure that the product lives up to quality requirements
  • Be technically responsible for the final product
  • Motivate and inspire the team to reach milestones and keep deadlines as well as ensuring collaboration and handling conflicts in a constructive manner
  • Be responsible for presenting project status for steering groups.

You must expect to travel around 20-30 days per year both in Denmark and abroad. Some flexibility in regards to travel and meetings times is required.

Your qualifications

You probably have a technical background in chemistry, physics or a similar field of expertise and 5-10 years of experience as Technical Project Manager in a large organisation. Preferably, you have experience from the glass or polymer industry. Additional experience within physical vapor deposition and thin film coatings on glass is a great advantage.

You have a structured and analytical approach to your work, and you can handle several projects at a time, while prioritising your efforts optimally. Also, you are good at planning taking all unknown factors in to consideration.

You communicate and collaborate easily with the people around you - both internally and externally from various cultures - and you acknowledge that the foundation of successful teamwork is based on collaboration and knowledge sharing.

You are a team player with a strong drive, getting your energy from short deadlines and achieving results in close collaboration with colleagues from different parts of the organisation. You dare to challenge the existing in a solution oriented way and always with a focus on how to create value for the business.

You have strong communication skills in English, both orally and in writing.

Your opportunities

This position gives you a unique opportunity to make your mark on product development within glass, thin film and polymers in a global company as well as strengthen your technical knowledge.

You will be working in our international development center and lead factory for panes, which is located in Brædstrup (20 minutes' drive from Horsens).

We work as one team to reach our ambitious goals. Our team is characterised by an informal tone and a healthy sense of humour with respect for each other, both as team players, and as individuals.

We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and continuous employee development.
We are a strong value based company where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values and teamwork, and professionalism is essential to the way we work.

Application and contact

If you would like to know more about the job, please feel free to contact Peter Møller Sørensen at +45 21 32 43 49. You can read more about the VELUX Group at www.velux.com.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible.

Application deadline:

2/10/2016

Work place:

Brædstrup

For more information:

Peter Møller Sørensen at +45 21 32 43 49

Our company

For more than 70 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate. For work and learning. For play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 10,000 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.

For more information, visit www.velux.com

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