Enerpac Tool Group

Project Manager

Job ID 2023-1521
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Job Post Information* : Posted Date
8 months ago(7/10/2023 4:31 PM)
Customer Service/Support



For the Customer Service & Projects department in Hengelo, The Netherlands, we are looking for a fulltime:

Project Manager


Business Contribution:


Enerpac Heavy Lifting and Machining is a leading manufacturer in the capital equipment industry, specializing in the design, development, and production of state-of-the-art heavy lifting machinery and machining tools for various industries, ranging from petrochemical and power, to infrastructure, wind and rail. 


An exciting opportunity has opened up for a dedicated and proactive project manager.


As a project manager you will be responsible for  leading and managing capital equipment manufacturing projects from inception to completion. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, quality assurance, and customer service, to ensure the timely and most cost-effective delivery of projects while meeting quality standards and customer expectations.


Joining Enerpac as a project manager offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of innovative projects. If you are a highly organized and results-driven professional with a passion for manufacturing excellence, we invite you to apply for this position.


Key Responsibilities:


To manage all internal and customer projects or custom orders with a varied degree of complexity from start to finish.


Project Planning and Execution:

  • Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and budgets.
  • Coordinate project activities and assign tasks to team members.
  • Monitor project progress, identify and resolve issues, and mitigate risks. Review, interpret, adjust and commit MRP planned orders for procurement and production and take appropriate action on exceptions.
  • Ensure adherence to project schedules and budgets.
  • Report on improvement initiatives (process, cost, quality)


 Stakeholder Management:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with customers to understand their requirements and expectations.
  • Provide regular project updates to stakeholders, including status reports, milestone achievements, and potential risks.


Resource Management:

  • Coordinate and allocate resources, both internal and external, to ensure project success.
  • Manage and motivate project teams, promoting effective communication and collaboration.
  • Identify and address any resource gaps or conflicts that may impact project progress.


Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Implement quality control processes to monitor and maintain product quality throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify and resolve any quality issues.


Cost Control:

  • Develop and manage project budgets, including cost estimation and forecasting.
  • Monitor project expenses and implement strategies to minimize costs without compromising quality.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.


Required Capabilities:


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in engineering, manufacturing, or a related field. Minimum of 5 years of project management experience within a manufacturing environment or similar industry.
  • A recognized Project Management qualification e.g. Prince 2 Practitioner (or willing to work towards this)
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide cross-functional teams. Able to set an example and ensure that those under their (indirect)management, or working in their area of responsibility, are aware of, and comply with their roles & responsibilities.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Proficient in project management tools and software.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong financial and business acumen. Strong analytical skills coupled with practical, hands on problem solving approach.
  • High energy and drive.
  • Matrix management experience would be considered a plus.
  • IT literate with specific experience using ERP, Project management package, MS suite.
  • Fluent in written and spoken Dutch and English. German would be considered a plus
  • Full driving license.
  • To participate fully in Continuous Improvement (LEAD) activities where necessary & when required.


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