Vacancies Project Manager (m/f) Industry 4.0
Surface Solutions Segment | Balzers


Project Manager (m/f) Industry 4.0

For our Business Unit Balzers Industrial Solution Services we are looking for a Project Manager (m/f) for “Industry 4.0” projects. In this newly created role you will be responsible to drive the development and implementation of innovative solutions in order to bring the customer experience to a new level with the means of digitalization. Under the umbrella of our digitalization project called Balzers 4.0 you will manage single work streams and thus contribute directly to the overall success of the project. The global role is based in Balzers in Liechtenstein and will report to the Head of Business Development.



  • Drive selected pilot projects in close cooperation with our customers in order to test, verify and improve the customer experience
  • Support the development and global roll-out of defined prototype in the Digital Customer Platform development and Digital Customer Logistics stream
  • Develop a network within the defined scope of activity with sales, operations, finance and IT team members in order to gain a holistic understanding and approach to optimize the customer experience
  • Review, challenge and improve existing processes to align them more to the needs of our customers
  • Apply Industry 4.0 technologies in order to speed up, ease and improve processes to bring them to the next level
  • Network with the Balzers 4.0 streams to ensure that interfaces are seamless


We expect

  • University or related degree in natural science, engineering or economics
  • Business and / or IT consulting experience would be beneficial
  • 3+ years experiences as Project Manager for complex projects
  • Demonstrated success in Change Management
  • Solid experience in one or more or the following areas: Strategy Development, Business Processes (logistics, operations, sales), Digitalization projects, ERP systems (SAP and Navision)
  • Strong troubleshooting & problem solving skills
  • Integrative personality with hands-on mentality
  • Ability to build relationships quickly on basis of trust
  • Self-driven, open and positive mind-set with experience in cross-culture business environment
  • Willingness to travel if required
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must, other languages (esp. German) will be a plus


We offer

  • A place among a workforce of motivated, creative and well-trained people with a high degree of initiative
  • Working on a “hot topic” in breadth and depth
  • Challenging position with a lot of management attention and potential for future development
  • The professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2016. The company invested CHF 94 million in R&D in 2016 and has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Surface Solutions Segment of the Oerlikon Group includes the two brands Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco. The Segment operates more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centres in 37 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, employing more than 6 000 people.
Oerlikon Balzers is one of the world’s leading suppliers of surface technologies that significantly improve the performance and durability of precision components as well as tools for the metal and plastics processing industries. Oerlikon Balzers operates a dynamically growing network of more than 100 coating centres in 35 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.


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Martin Huber
Executive Recruiter
P: +49 6142 6033 103
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