• 10 oktober 2018
  • Vacaturennummer lv-66400
Are you an experienced Project Manager ready for a new challenge? Grodan offers you a great opportunity to join this global market leader and play a key role in large investment projects on a global scale. Welcome to Grodan…

This is who we are
Grodan is part of the ROCKWOOL Group and is global leader in offering advanced stone wool growing media solutions for plants.

This is the role
As Project Manager at Grodan, you will be contributing in large investment projects on a global scale. You make sure that new production facilities, buildings and equipment are constructed on time and in accordance with the specifications and agreed goals.
Your main target is to make sure that the installed production equipment can meet the (external) customer’s expectation. This involves the responsibility for gathering relevant customer and product knowledge. In close cooperation with your Group Technology & operating company colleagues, you manage the (sub-) projects from start until completion of the Operational Learning Curve.

The main tasks and responsibilities of the Project Manager are:
  • Define product assortment, calculate capacity and individual product performance;
  • Discuss project and future operational organization;
  • Make sure that the Service Level Agreement is written & approved;
  • Setup and agree on Learning curve, based on expected capacity;
  • Arrange shadow team / hipots;
  • Participate in defining take over products & performance;
  • Answer questions on acceptability of effects from engineering proposals on product characteristics;
  • Make sure Wool production is capable of producing Grodan wool & initiate field testing if required;
  • Make sure all required information on Auxiliary materials is available and materials created and present in time;
  • Organize quality training, make sure proper registration is in place;
  • Oversee manufacturing and installation of equipment;
  • Assist during first startup and Technical Learning Curve;
  • Trouble shoot process, in cooperation with Group Technology and operating company colleagues;
  • Follow up on quality & performance during Learning Curve.
The Project Manager will be part of the Grodan Group Supply Chain department with functional reporting to the Director Supply Chain. Your office will be in Roermond. Depending on the fase of the project you are working on, you should travel 20% of your time.

This is what you offer
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or similar;
  • 5 – 10 years’ working experience as a Project Manager;
  • Experience with optimization of processes preferably within industry environment;
  • Analytical and statistical competences;
  • Prince 2 certified;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both oral and written;
  • Able and willing to travel 20% of your time (around 40 - 60 days per year);
  • A team player, strong communication and influencing skills;
  • Positive energy and pro-active attitude;
  • Organization and cultural sensitivity.
This is what we offer
We offer you a challenging, self-starting role within an international environment in a professional and ambitious company with high quality innovative products. There is much room for entrepreneurship and personal development. We are proud of our friendly culture where teamwork and a down to earth attitude are common.

If you recognize yourself in this profile and challenge, we kindly invite you to apply via our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our recruiter Yvanka Pfeifer via yvanka.pfeifer@rockwool.com