TE Connectivity SR PROJECT MANAGER ENGINEER in OOSTKAMP, Belgium

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

As a Project Manager, you have the full responsibility for all your projects (major milestones, deliverables on time and Project health):

  • Ownership of project along the different stages (concept-, design-, validation- and industrialization phase).

  • Present project progress and needs to senior management.

  • Set up and track project timing and milestones according to customer program timing.

  • Early warning instance for internal & external time to market discrepancy.

  • Initiate and coordinate weekly project review meetings in the role of a core team leader with cross functional teams.

  • Follow up on project status and monitor progress continuously.

  • Support the Account/Product Manager with financial justifications, business cases and customer meetings.

  • Monitor production part approval process and coordinate market introduction.

  • Coordinate safe launch processes and activities.

  • Handle customer related topics like presentations, sample timing and technical documents.

  • Point of contact for the customer in terms of project progress and status meetings.

  • You have a commercial and technical background, ideal a joint degree of engineering and business administration (industrial/commercial engineer).

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in Project Management of new product development. Experience in Automotive is a plus.

  • You have great presentation and negotiation skills. You have technical knowledge and passion for technique.

  • You have knowledge in automotive project management and processes. You can motivate and lead huge cross- functional and intercultural teams.

  • You can work smoothly with MS Office. You have a basic knowledge of SAP.

  • You have good written and verbal communication skills in German and English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

  • You are willing to travel on a regular basis to customers and other TE plants.

  • You are flexible. You have a healthy dose of assertiveness. You have a team oriented working style, with proven track record in organization and planning skills. Your approach is positive and energetic, with a “can-do” attitude.

Requisition ID: 2017-81271

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com