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Project Manager (m/f/d) for Global Operations

Project Manager (m/f/d) for Global Operations

This is a very exciting time to join our Global Operations Team as we are driving the global expansion of our Coating Services business, especially in Aerospace. You will be responsible for managing global application development, industrialization and qualification projects to expand our portfolio of surface solution.

Reporting Line: Global Head of Operations for Coating Services

Location: Salzgitter

Your Responsibilities

  • In this role, you are part of our new established global operations team for Coating Cervices, focusing Thermal Spray and Laser Cladding applications
  • You will lead and execute global application projects within our business line Metco Coating Services across all Coating Services sites in America, Europe and Asia (currently 10 sites)
  • It is your responsibility to establish and drive a global project management process across various functions
  • By monitoring timely and efficient project execution you ensure project impact, success and customer satisfaction
  • You manage key interfaces across the organization, liaise with customers a/o certification authorities
  • You take responsibility for assigned project resources and budget

Your Profile

  • University degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or technician with additional training in project / and lean management
  • You have 5 years of professional experience within project management for development projects in industries such as Aerospace or Automotive
  • Knowledge of metallurgy and materials science or coating technology is beneficial
  • Having a good understanding of business relationships is beneficial
  • You convince by an independent way of working, initiative and high motivation as well as strong communication skills and teamwork skills
  • Ability to travel globally up to 30%
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German is a must, other languages will be a plus

We offer

  • Challenging global environment with a start-up mentality where you can bring in your expertise, your ideas and your drive to further develop the business and introduce a global standard for project management
  • Potential for future development
  • A competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package
  • The professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements

Can you identify with this position and are you looking for a new challenge? Then we are eager to meet you! Please apply online-

If you have any questions, please contact

Yvonne Cantarella

Recruiter EMEA
+ 49 (0) 6142 6033 282

About us

Oerlikon engineers materials, equipment and surfaces and provides expert services to enable customers to have high-performance products and systems with extended lifespans. Drawing on its key technological competencies and strong financial foundation, the Group is sustaining mid-term growth by executing three strategic drivers: addressing attractive growth markets, securing structural growth and expanding through targeted mergers and acquisitions. A leading global technology and engineering Group, Oerlikon operates its business in two Segments – Surface Solutions and Manmade Fibers – and has a global footprint of more than 10 500 employees at 175 locations in 37 countries. In 2018, Oerlikon generated CHF 2.6 billion in sales and invested around CHF 120 million in R&D.
Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. Operating a dynamically growing network of more than 40 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific, Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.