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Formed in 2019 through the merger of Sivantos and Widex, WS Audiology combines over 140 years of experience in pioneering better solutions to help people with hearing loss. With a passion for impact, our 11.000 employees are committed to achieving our purpose: wonderful sound for all.
With brands like Signia, Widex, Audio Service, Rexton and Vibe, and with diverse assets across wholesale retail, online, managed care and diagnostic solutions, we are active in over 125 markets. Going beyond together, we achieve annual revenues of around EUR 2 billion.
As a global leader, our ambition is to unlock human potential by making wonderful sound part of everyone’s life.
Learn about us on www.wsa.com and take a look at why you will love working here:
As a Project Manager (m/f/d) for Hearing Aids in our Technical Project Management Team in Erlangen you will be responsible to initiate, plan and execute project activities. You will closely work with international cross-functional R&D teams as well as support functions such as Quality, Procurement, Operation and Marketing.
Together with your team you will identify project risks and will establish counter measures. Project closure via learning from success and failure of the project together with the project team is part of the project manager job. Our projects follow our defined PLM process.
You will report to our Head of Technical Project Management.
In this role you will have the following responsibilities:
Lead and coordinate new product introduction activities to ensure material readiness and smooth transition of design transfer activities to mass production
Ensure that project objectives and deliveries meet scope, quality, time and costs
Project monitoring, controlling and regularly reporting to the project stakeholders and senior management
Program management support
Leading international project teams
Coordination of all internal departments involved
Responsibility for the entire project documentation
Control of external partners
We expect you to have already successfully managed product projects in R&D - preferably consumer products or in the automotive sector. In addition, you are a strong communicator, knowing when to insist and when to compromise. You are a team player, ask for feedback and have constructive discussions with your colleagues. Creativity, attention to detail and a cooperative attitude are some of your strengths.
You most likely fit the following profile:
Successfully completed university degree in engineering or adequate training
At least 3 years of professional experience in product development of electronic or electromechanical systems
Experience in project work, ideally in an international context
Project management experience in development projects required
Good knowledge of electronics, electromechanics or software development
Basic knowledge of audiology is desirable
Knowledge of the regulatory standards for medical devices is desirable
Very good process understanding
Basic knowledge of logistics and production processes
Taking over initiative, motivated and result orientated
Ability to learn fast
Our corporate language is English, so you need to be confident in English, both verbally and in writing.
What we offer
We are driven by innovation and development so working with us is a constant learning curve. You will be located in our site in Erlangen, Germany with dynamic and progressive colleagues, who are highly skilled and empathetic.
We offer flexible working times & opportunities for working from home. You can always get free coffee at the office. We are part of the IG Metall tariff agreement offering attractive compensation and futher benefits like contributions to the company pension plan or child-care.
Join WS Audiology
If this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please submit your application stating your earliest starting date and your salary expectations and we will get back to you as soon as possible.