project manager r&d in eindhoven

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eindhoven, noord-brabant
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The Position

The Project Manager is responsible for managing projects within one of the key development programs within Thermo Fisher Scientific. The principal focus of this role is managing the successful integration, test and release of third party image, detection and acquisition modules according to specifications for industry-leading capital equipment. This position utilizes the Product Management Process (PMP) to effectively guide new and existing products through development, upgrades and/or installations. Key interactions will be required with various groups (i.e., external vendors and partners, internal stakeholders, system architects, peers in mechanical, electrical and software engineering and overall program management). 

Specific tasks associated with this opportunity include: 
Manage the integration of third party modules i.e. cameras, X-ray detectors and other advanced detection and imaging techniques, into our TEM systems with the aim to qualify them and to release them for production.
The function requires the capability to manage (delicate) projects with key suppliers and the ability to establish successful cooperation with key supplier and partners.
Implement rigorous review processes and set clear expectations around the key deliverables of the program. Hold internal and external vendors accountable to specifications and timelines through rigorous project reviews, adherence to the PMP and defined delivery schedules. 
Develop and implement analytical rigor in systems and requirements analysis.
Provide support during roll-out of the modules in production and second level support for our service and engineering department.

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The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • Typically requires a University Degree in Physics, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Typically requires 10+ years of work experience, of which you have worked in an R&D environment.
  • 7+ years proven experience in systems or subsystems project management
  • Experience in managing projects in close cooperation with partners and suppliers with mechanical, electrical and large SW content.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex engineering projects through a defined product management process.
  • Ability to build consensus among key stakeholders that may not be under your management control.
  • Strong communication ability is required due to the cross-functional nature of this role. An ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences is helpful in this role.
  • Ability to manage and assign specific duties, and create a constructive and cooperative working relationship.
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic and adopting environment characterized by high innovation speed, short time to market and fast ramp-up.