Technical Project Manager
Flanders Make
Leuven, Belgium  
3 uur geleden
source : Academic Media Group International AB

With a team of researchers you make technological breakthroughs happen in manufacturing industry.

TAKE TECHNICAL LEAD OF INNOVATIVE PROJECTS & ENSURE INDUSTRY RELEVANCE

As a Technical Project Manager you steer the execution of projects.

With a high level view, you

  • Take the technical lead and encourage the researchers of several Flanders Make Core Labs to look for new solutions;
  • Build a collective ambition with all stakeholders for the determined project; relevant user groups (Automotive and Machine Building Companies), and knowledge partners (Research Labs at Partner Universities);
  • Drive for an excellent execution and lead the project team;
  • Ensure that project results are relevant for industry and excellent (scientific).
  • In infrastructure projects you also build up research infrastructure.

    As a Technical Project Manager, you spend time discussing and challenging people. In the project I get really enthusiastic when we are trying different things.

    I learned never to make conclusions in a premature phase. I give input to challenge researchers and make sure we are looking beyond the current possibilities.

    Abdel, Technical Project Manager since 2012 Flanders Make) Read more

    You have

  • A PhD or Master’s degree in a relevant technical domain;
  • At least 5 to 10 years of relevant experience in research and / or on innovative product or production technologies in an academic or industrial context;
  • Project management skills;
  • The ability to build sustainable relations with different stakeholders;
  • Coaching skills for knowledge workers;
  • Organizational Sensitivity;
  • Good communication skills and flexibility, depending on different team constellations.
  • Working together with so many partners (private and academic) keeps your scope quite open . My territory is never narrowed down to one specific technical detail.

    Before Flanders Make I had some management experience for a supplier to the automotive industry. My knowledge background is electro-mechanical and mechatronics.

    Today one of my projects is totally out of my own field of expertise , it is about additive manufacturing processes. (Chris, Technical Project Manager since 2016 Flanders Make) Read more

    OFFER

  • The opportunity to develop yourself within its network of leading industrial companies, universities and research institutes;
  • An open-minded, flexible and challenging working environment;
  • A warm atmosphere, first-class colleagues;
  • An attractive salary with fringe benefits.
  • Flanders Make colleagues work together on projects in Belgium at our sites in Kortrijk, Lommel and Leuven (flexible workplace policy).

  • Location : Leuven, Lommel or Kortrijk
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