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Project manager

Elaphe Propulsion Technologies

Project manager


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competitive salary



German, English

in-office, flexible

your profile

General requirements (loose) and personality traits of the desired candidate:

  • Degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, production and process engineering),

  • At least 5 years of working experience in the field of automotive,

  • Proactive and goal-oriented approach – you will be expected to propose and implement creative ideas for improvements,

  • Active knowledge of English (spoken & written, B2 level or better),

  • (We also love it if you know some words in German 🙂),

  • A strong desire to learn, grow and challenge yourself and us!!,

  • Proven working experience in project management,

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills,

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills,

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Project),

  • Experience with PM software (Jama, ERP).

Specific requirements (loose) and personality traits of the desired candidate:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects,

  • Strive to deliver projects on time, within scope and budget,

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility,

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation,

  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress,

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques,

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques,

  • Report and escalate to management as needed,

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders,

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks,

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors,

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation,

  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project,

  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' strengths, skill sets and experience levels,

  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals,

  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis,

  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members,

  • Use and continually develop leadership skills,

  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency,

  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs.

Bonus requirements

  • 6 sigma,

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus,

  • MSc is a plus, PhD’s are welcome.

about the company

Elaphe's core business is Innovation, Research and Development of in-wheel motors for EVs. The amazing team of Elaphe engineers is highly motivated to push in-wheel electric motor technology to the market because, besides the obvious benefits of a successful business, it will directly save an additional million tons of raw materials, millions of GWh of energy and billions tons of C02 per year once in-wheel technology is endorsed by the market.

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Elaphe Propulsion Technologies is a world leader in design of in-wheel electric propulsion systems. Our vision is to radically change transport habits with innovative technologies and to support and create mobility for a sustainable future for all of us.

If you are a highly motivated R&D engineer and seeking a challenge in the field of system R&D development, this is the most perfect opportunity for you.

As a SYSTEM R&D ENGINEER IN THE FIELD OF ELECTRONICS, you will be responsible for:

  • Requirements Elicitation ( manage stakeholder requirements, structure system requirements, traceability)

  • System Requirements Analysis ( impact analysis, analyze system requirements)

  • System Architectural Design (develop system architecture design, Define interfaces of system elements, Describe dynamic behavior)

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