Sr. Project Manager

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10020601
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment with contracting
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

In the position of Senior Project Manager, you will be leading a multidisciplinary team of Architects and (lead) Engineers in an international environment. Additionally, you are the first point of contact for the customer, subcontractors and other relevant external parties. You will be involved in multiple projects from A-Z, including concept and feasibility studies. As a Senior Project Manager, you are P&L responsible for the projects and will report directly to the Operations Manager.


As a Senior Project Manager, you will be in close contact with internal and external stakeholders during the progress of the project:

  • Reporting and following up on quality and performance issues with Supply Chain
  • Reporting and following up on (internal) process issues with (department) management
  • Guarding commercial information with the customer
  • Reporting and coordinating the need for external resources with HR
  • Supporting Business development and Product management with pre-calculation, risk inventory and budgeting

You are also responsible for:

  • Overall P&L responsible for multiple projects
  • Involved in setting up project contracts with the commercial team
  • Responsible for setting up the project plan and resource planning for the assigned projects and providing reports to the customer and management
  • Coordinating and leading the project team
  • Managing and challenging technical decisions by the engineering team
  • Managing and challenging time and budget of the engineering team
  • Negotiating with counterparts on content, execution, timing, terms, more & less work
  • Looking for life cycle management with counterparts
  • Following up and monitoring the project planning, budget and costs
  • Controlling and coordinating the execution of all technical, financial, logistic and qualitative aspects of the project
  • Taking care of project administration
  • Steering & coaching juniors in project manager skills


Our client is a leading supplier of customized, innovative thermal and coating equipment. The core competences are thermal processes as well as deposition processes using thermal evaporation, (PE)CVD and ALD for both rigid and flexible substrates. With our solutions, we answer the needs of the market from pilot to cost-effective high-volume manufacturing.

On our location in Eindhoven our team of around 45 employees covers all aspects of equipment manufacturing, from design to installation and customer commissioning. Our production plant in Wuxi is established to serve the Chinese market with European design equipment for battery, automotive, solar and semiconductor applications. Our production plant in Wuxi is responsible for the assembly of our equipment. Current focus is on profitable product market combinations in Renewable Energy, Battery, Automotive, Semiconductor and parallel application spin-off from our technology portfolio.


  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • 25 holidays
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual training budget
  • An international environment with international clients
  • A growing organization with career and development opportunities
  • The ability to contribute to a better planet through 'renewable projects’
  • An organization where central innovation and technical development state
  • Open organization culture



As a Senior Project Manager, you preferably have the following profile:

  • A background as a Project Manager, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in an equivalent role preferably in a machine building environment
  • HBO/WO education (level)
  • Good command of English language; Dutch is a plus


  • Result oriented and out of the box thinker
  • A situational leader with a supportive leadership style
  • Able to lead a team using a respectful and sincere communication style
  • Have an entrepreneurial mentality, with good communication, collaborative, and leadership skills
  • Eager to work in a multidisciplinary and international team