TOMRA Food is a global market leader in the development of state-of-the-art sensor-based sorting and processing technologies for food, recycling and mining industries.
Our team in Leuven comprises of over 60 engineers and scientists working on next generation optical sorting platforms. We help our customers to maintain highest standards in food quality and safety by achieving excellence in technological innovation.
As Senior Project Manager R&D within TOMRA’s R&D team you are helping TOMRA Food to remain market leader in food sorting by driving our multi-disciplinary technological projects.
For our HQ in Leuven we are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager R&D.
Being our technical specialist and organizer your job profile would look like this :
Target Areas :
Managing large product development projects aiming at a project completion within budget, time and specifications at agreed quality.
Responsible for the project management from the initiation till industrialization.
Cooperates closely with all departments and stakeholders in the project.
Acts as an ambassador for the project internally and externally.
1. Project Management
Generate a deep understanding of the project requirments
Drive the process of translating requirments into a solution / concept
Maintain scope (manage change requests)
Create and maintain project plans
Define work-packages for teams
Ensure adequate resourcing is available for the project
Maintain clear vision of roles / responsibilities within the project
Drive on-time delivery of all teams
Manage the project budget
Report to stakeholders on progress / problems
2. Cooperation with all stakeholders
Act as a focal point for all project communication
Maintain a close cooperation with Product Management to regularly review specs and possible solutions
Make status reports for (Top) Management
Drive and organise the meeting structure within projects
Negotiate with team leaders and managers about the allocation of team resources
Ensure a good collaboration between all teams involved (mechanical, electrical, TW, applications, research, SW, purchase, operations)
3. Be the ambassador
Be the face of the project between other departments (Sales, Service, Management)
Have customer contact (to answer questions) in the early roll out of production (y1)
This job might be interesting for you if :
You are a passionate, responsible person with broad field of technical knowledge
Experience in the management of lager (internationally organised) product development projects (multidisciplinary teams with +30 members)
Experience in managing complex product development projects, preferably in the machine building industry
You have a Master's degree in a technical field
You have a proven track record in managing multi-partnered industrial projects and can practice formal project management
You have good judgement
You have good presentation and synthesis skills
You enjoy interacting with people that can have diverse backgrounds.
You can convince people of the value of you project(s) and idea('s)
You like to occasionally travel to other TOMRA sites or customers’ sites, domestic and abroad
You have excellent English communication skills in writing as well as orally. Other languages, especially Dutch are assets
Interested? Please send your CV and your motivation letter to : TSS-Jobs.BE tomra.com