Project Manager - Maintenance to Permobil

Timrå (Kommun), Västernorrland
den 24 april 2018
den 27 maj 2018
Stefan Axelsson

project_manager_permobil.jpgProject Manager - Maintenance

Product Development – Timrå
Permobil is a globally leading provider of advanced mobility and seating rehab solutions, with a strong dedication to improve the quality of life for its users. The company’s strong portfolio of brands, competitive product offering, innovation capabilities and leading market positions provide a strong base to capture additional growth, both in existing and new markets. Our products are available today in 70 countries on four continents. Our turnover is more than 3,5 billion SEK, we have approximately 1800 employees. Since 2013, Permobil is a part of Investor AB.

We need to expand and are now looking for a Project Manager to join the Product Maintenance team within Business Unit Power Products. Power Products delivers advanced powered wheelchairs, accessories and software solutions to our users increasing their quality of life. 

To be a successful project manager you will need to have a strong drive and result orientation pushing through obstacles and issues in order to deliver on your assignments. You understand the relevance of communicating both within our team but also with other departments and different stake holders. You are structured and have analytical & problem solving skills, a process improvement orientation and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and results oriented environment. It is important that you are a confident decision maker, with a proven ability to negotiate and influence others.

We believe that you hold an MSc in Engineering, or equivalent, together with a number of years of working as a project manager. You have experience in managing projects end-to-end, i.e. from pre-study to implementation in production.

You have knowledge of the Pulse methodology or other Agile Project Management Tools.  You speak fluent and have good writing skills in Swedish and English. Experience from Medical Device development area or from the automotive industry is a desired background.

As Project Manager within Product Maintenance, your key duty is to ensure that design changes are performed on time, with excellent quality and comply with the medical device regulations. In additions to this, you are expected to contribute in our continuous work in developing our processes. All in all, to be an even better supplier of the world’s greatest power wheelchair to anyone who needs it.

The design changes can be small or large and you will lead the work from start to end. To your help you have people within our and from other departments such as Product Managers, Development Engineers, Sourcing Specialists, Industrialization Engineers, Production Engineers, Technical Communicators etc. They are located in Timrå Sweden, Nashville USA and Kunshan China.

Further information
For further information on the position, please contact Stefan Axelsson, Manager Product Maintenance, phone; +4670 541 15 54.

For information on the recruitment process contact Isabella Edström, HR Business Partner; phone: +4670 360 19 20.

The position is held at Business Unit Power Products headquarters in Timrå and can include travelling. Please apply at as soon as possible and no later than May 27.

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