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Project Manager (m/f/d) Production Optimization

Requisition ID:  24145
Job Location(s): 

Minden, DE

Job Description

At Danfoss Sensors in Minden, you can become part of our growth journey in producing pressure sensors. This is your chance to join a highly motivated team with flat hierarchies as Project Manager (m/f/d) – Production Optimization.


You can find further information on our Minden site, as well as photos, videos, and a virtual tour via http://minden.danfoss.de 

Job Responsibilities

In this role, you will take on a functional leadership role for cross-functional project teams of 3-5 people. It will be your responsibility to drive optimization projects in the factory, assembly and clean room together with your project team. As we are heavily ramping up towards mass production, you will ensure our production output is meeting customer demands. In your first project, it will be your goal to develop the clean room into a mass production unit with high quality, higher yield, and optimized manufacturing execution. You will also be involved in the implementation of new production equipment.


As part of managing the project teams, you will structure and drive change implementations. Project milestones and recommendations are presented to the change control board (cross functional board of leaders). You will ensure structured task execution and secure projects are implemented according to Danfoss procedures and requirements (IATF 16949). Furthermore, you will communicate on the project status to relevant stakeholders and ensure you get support if needed. Overall, you will be the driver of many changes and therefore, a focus on change management, mindset changes and efficiency improvements in daily work will be necessary.

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, you need an academic background in Engineering as well as several years of experience from the mass production industry with advanced production processes (e.g. semiconductor or automotive). Furthermore, we are looking for:

  • Experience with project management and agile project execution to meet agreed deadlines
  • Solid experience with change management and LEAN tools
  • Ability to challenge status quo and existing work routines based on facts and data 
  • Experience with Six Sigma tools is a plus
  • Ability to motivate and take functional leadership role in a project team
  • High level of personal drive, holistic thinking, and lead by example mindset
  • Solid communication skills paired with a cooperative workstyle and focus on knowledge sharing in the project team
  • Very good English and German language skills

 

For further information about the position, please contact our Recruiter, Franziska Reiter, at +49 (0)40 7367 5109

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.