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Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager with experience in optimising and developing production processes.

Do you want to become a part of a dynamic and innovative environment using your expertise in designing the processes of tomorrow? Are you an experienced engineer with extensive knowledge in aluminium production processes? Then this position as Technical Project Manager in the VELUX Group could be the next step in your career.

Your challenges

You will be a part of our Technology Department, located in Østbirk, whose ambition is to optimise and develop existing and future production processes for our aluminium products.

As Technical Project Manager you will be working in the field between product development and production and will participate in or drive technology development projects.

You and your team will achieve the results by collaborating cross-functionally with other product development teams in different departments and factories, as well as with other internal and external collaborators.

Your main responsibility will be to:

  • Optimise current production processes: aluminium sheet metal cutting, pressing, punching and
  • roll forming as well as robot and automation technology
  • Identify and mature new technologies and production processes
  • Drive implementation of new technology in product development projects
  • Coordinate technical projects with international partners
  • Ensure efficient Design For Manufacturing and Value Analysis

You must expect 20-40 days of travel per year, primarily within Europe.

Your qualifications

We expect you to have an Engineering degree or other relevant technical background and minimum 5-10 years’ experience with sheet metal processing.

We presume you bring comprehensive knowledge from a similar role as project manager, preferably from a production environment. Experience with aluminium related products is a strong advantage.

You are result-oriented, persistent, and structured. You take pride in completing your tasks satisfactorily using an analytical and systematic approach.

You can work independently with your tasks, but you also acknowledge that the foundation of successful project management is teamwork, so collaboration is one of your strongest qualities.

On a personal level, you possess great drive and thrive working with short deadlines. Furthermore, you are curious and dare to challenge the existing by creating own opinions in a solution-oriented way, always with a focus on how to create value for the business.

As you will engage with stakeholders throughout our organisation, you must be fluent in Danish and English, both orally and in writing.

Your opportunities

This position gives you a unique opportunity to make a pivotal impact on our production processes and work closely with colleagues at a high professional level – colleagues who put extra emphasis into working as one team to reach our ambitious results. The team is characterised by an informal tone and respect for each other both as team players and as individuals.

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development. You will experience a varying workday with the possibility of dealing with a wide range of exciting tasks in an environment with strong technical commitment.

The international setting is in our DNA, and we believe in empowering people. We support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people, who strive to make a difference. If you have the ability and the drive, we give you the chance to develop within your area of expertise.

The VELUX Group offers exciting challenges, great opportunities of influencing your own development with competent and committed colleagues where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values.

Application and contact

The application process is handled by Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S. For further information about this position, please contact Business Director, Hays, Morten Andersen on +45 2238 8830 or Pedram Khalighi, Recruitment Consultant, Hays, on +45 2936 8821.

We are looking forward to receiving your cover letter and CV (in one document) as soon as possible. Your application will be handled confidentially.

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

Our combination of deep expertise across a wide spectrum of specialised industries and professions makes us unparalleled recruiters in the world of work.

Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S has operated in Denmark since 2008. We specialise in following areas of specialism: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Life Sciences and Sales & Marketing. For more information see

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