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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Project Manager in Hengelo, Netherlands

We are recruiting for a Project Manager (PM) for our Heavy Vehicle and Off-Road business unit. You will work closely with an interdisciplinary project team on developing new products and implementing changes to existing products. You will be working in a fast-paced environment, according automotive standards. You are the link between all disciplines involved in our projects and is delivering an important contribution to the success of our business. In your daily work, you will be working with an international team on the development of new products and on changes to existing products. Communication is key and you will be traveling to our customers, suppliers or production locations from time to time. We are looking for candidates to support our Product Management Team, who have experience in the Automotive Industry, a technical background, experience in project management and excellent communication skills.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Leading international project teams

  • Planning, monitoring and implementing projects to meet organizational goals

  • Creating business cases for new products

  • Execution of projects within given time limits and budget constraints

  • Providing periodical status updates to our management

  • Periodical alignment with the customer

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Engineering is required. Masters in Management or an MBA is preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience in a high-technology environment

  • PMI certificate or good knowledge of project management methods

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project software

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language, preferably also German

  • Experience in the automotive industry is an advantage

Position Competencies:

  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and external customers

  • Able to bridge differences in a multicultural international environment



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  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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