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Project Manager

Wavin Technology & Innovation
Zwolle Senior Projectmanagement in de kunststofindustrie

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In this challenging position you will be part of our passionate, enthusiastic and creative innovation team. As the Project Manager you will initiate, lead and manage development projects from idea-generation to production implementation and sales development for our Business Unit Soil & Waste.

De rol

The projects you will be responsible for require multimillion investments and your key goal will be to deliver project on time, in full. In this European role you will be leading multi-disciplinary project teams with product developers, test engineers and material & processing specialists as well as product / purchasing / supply chain managers and more. Part of managing the innovation process is managing your external stakeholders such as mold and material suppliers, knowledge institutes and many more. You will hierarchically report to the Director of Wavin T&I.

With a strong focus on excellence, through pioneering innovations, sustainable technologies and unsurpassed technical knowledge, Wavin Technology & Innovation (T&I) strives to address crucial societal challenges and vital market needs. Gathering user insights and developing integral solutions for customers, mostly through thermoplastics, Wavin T&I embraces an open, collaborative and innovation culture, tapping into passionate people to support an accelerated growth. Wavin T&I has a solid track record with respect to sustainable innovations that positively impact the Building and Installation (B&I) and Civils and Infrastructure (C&I) industry, earned through renowned solutions such as: Q-Bic®, QBic-Plus®, Street Gully range, Hep2O® fittings, Tigris® Hot & Cold fitting range, Sentio Indoor Climate Systems, Tegra® Inspection chambers and Wavin Certaro® products to filter and separate rain water. Wavin is excited to be leading developments to make our cities climate proof, such as fool-proof intelligent flooding and rainwater management solutions.

• Initiate, lead and manage multiple product innovation projects from start till implementation according to Wavin’s stage gate process;
• Project progress reporting (planning, budget, milestones) on different levels: Business management, operating companies & suppliers;
• Lead multi-disciplinary innovation teams;
• Secure patent/trademark/design protection and Freedom to Operate of new developments;
• Secure that developed products are in accordance with agreed specifications/international standards and requirements;
• Being the gatekeeper for all technical know-how regarding design, processing and application aspects of relevant product ranges.

Jouw profiel

• Master in Mechanical Engineering;
• Experienced Project Manager in an innovative and international technical environment;
• Knowledge of plastics products, injection moulding and other plastics processing techniques;
• With your passion, drive and leadership, you will be able to inspire and motivate your team members;
• You distinguish yourselves by thinking in solutions, focusing on results and understanding and managing a wide variety stakeholders;
• Outstanding communicative skills and able to communicate in English (verbal & writing);
• Willing to travel (~20%).

Bedrijfsprofiel

Wavin is a leading supplier of plastic pipe systems and solutions with a solid reputation stemming from more than 60 years of innovation. Wavin connects customers to better solutions, for above and below ground projects, in the following application areas: water management, heating and cooling, water and gas distribution, waste water drainage and datacom. Headquarted in Zwolle, the Netherlands, Wavin is present in more than 20 countries and operates more than 30 manufacturing sites, mostly located in Europe. Employing close to 5000 people and with annual revenues of around € 1.1 billion, Wavin is a subsidiary of Mexichem, a global leader in plastic piping and one of the world’s largest chemical and petrochemical companies. Mexichem contributes, through the Fluor, Vinyl and Fluent Business Groups, to global development by delivering an extended portfolio of products to high growth sectors such as infrastructure, housing, datacom and water management.

About Wavin Technology & Innovation
With a strong focus on excellence, through pioneering innovations, sustainable technologies and unsurpassed technical knowledge, Wavin Technology & Innovation (T&I) strives to address crucial societal challenges and vital market needs. Gathering user insights and developing integral solutions for customers, mostly through thermoplastics, Wavin T&I embraces an open, collaborative and innovation culture, tapping into passionate people to support an accelerated growth. Wavin T&I has a solid track record with respect to sustainable innovations that positively impact the Building and Installation (B&I) and Civils and Infrastructure (C&I) industry, earned through renowned solutions such as: Q-Bic®, QBic- Plus®, Hep2O® fittings, Tigris® Hot & Cold fitting range, Tegra® Inspection chambers and Wavin Certaro® products to filter and separate rain water. And the just launched plastic road which was all over the national and international news. Wavin T&I recently launched Sentio as indoor climate zone-control solution combined with an app. See: www.wavin.com/en-en/Sentio. The end-users experience a personal and adaptive comfort while keeping energy consumption low. The Sentio platform is the starting point of a larger indoor climate and home automation portfolio that Wavin is building up. That is why Wavin T&I is looking to expand the team with a Product Development Engineer System & Controls.

Aanbod

Talent is at the heart of our way of working and we aim at creating a dynamic workplace where expertise, ideas and innovation can thrive and prosper. We offer a challenging, exciting position in a collaborative and international environment paired with a comprehensive and attractive compensation and benefits package. Be part of our future growth and count on a fulfilling career!

Meer informatie

Voor aanvullende informatie kun je contact opnemen met Jordy Coerts van HÆD (038) 420 39 00/ (06) 46 30 81 61. Wil je reageren op deze vacature dan kan dit online via de website van HÆD, www.haed.nl of via coerts@haed.nl.


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Jordy Coerts

Jordy Coerts
+31 (0)6 4630 8161