Nipro Europe Group Companies is part of Nipro Corporation Japan, a leading global healthcare company with over 35.000 employees worldwide. It’s European headquarters in Mechelen are home to Nipro Medical Europe, Nipro PharmaPackaging International, and the Institute for Medical Practice (iMEP) Belgium - a fully equipped research and training facility for medical professionals and Nipro employees alike. The geographical scope includes Europe, Africa, America and India.
To accommodate our growth, we are looking for a dynamic, hands-on Project Manager Concentrates.
About the Role
Are you looking for a job in which you can have a measurable impact on a rapidly growing organisation? Then look no further and join Nipro as Project Manager Concentrates! In this role you will be responsible for managing projects focusing on the improvement of dialysis concentrate products. You will report to the Head of MIC Project Management and will land in a friendly team of dynamic project managers who are working internationally. In this role, you will closely collaborate with the colleagues from the MTN plant in Neubrandenburg (Germany) and you will be strongly connected to various international stakeholders within EMEA.
What you'll do
Define project goals and objectives together with the internal customers
Define project strategy, scope, timeline and costs, taking into consideration risks and constraints
Support business case development
Monitor and control project progress, using IT resources as needed
Ensuring constructive communication with the project team
You’ll be accountable for the project and product quality
Identify new opportunities for continuous improvement of products and manufacturing processes, in close collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
Collaborate closely with the procurement office on the identification and selection of potential suppliers
Ensure the projects are delivered in accordance with the ISO quality requirements and by taking Nipro’s values into account
Learn and keep your knowledge up to date about relevant dialysis products and processes and about medical device R&D project management
Contribute to the continuous improvement of project management at Nipro Europe Group Companies
Contribute in digitalization and lean manufacturing initiatives
What You'll Need
A degree in Industrial or Chemical Engineering
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in project management, with a formal training in Project Management
Skills to evaluate financially complex projects, and assess their strategic relevance
Knowledge and interest in the application of lean manufacturing practices
Interest in process digitalization
Fluent in English is a must, fluency in German is a plus
A positive spirit combined with great flexibility
A nice mix of hands on execution & pragmatic problem solving: you get energized by managing multiple projects and delivering results
A good suitcase as travelling will be an inherent part of this position
Well organized and strong in setting priorities
A passion and ability to build strong relationships with our internal customers and overall stakeholders
What We’ll Offer
We will offer the right candidate the ability to develop and grow fast in an international business setting. Next to a competitive salary, you will land in a friendly and dynamic working environment where people enjoy autonomy and taking initiative. Together with you and the team we want to develop this working environment to a great place to work that further attracts talents around the globe.