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Project Managers Permobil

Permobil is a global leader in Advanced Rehab Technology and owned by Investor AB. We are present in more than 70 countries with 1 600 employees and have an annual turnover of more than SEK 3 billion. Our major brands are Permobil, TiLite and ROHO, with more to come.

For 50 years, we have used technology and innovation to improve the daily lives of people with disabilities. This focus on innovation for the benefit of our users have enabled the company to grow consistently and profitably. We are looking to continue growing by entering new geographical markets and adding new technologies and products, to further support the community of people with disabilities.

We are now looking for 3 Project Managers to join the Product Development and Product Maintenance teams within Business Unit Power Products. Power Products delivers advanced powered wheelchairs, accessories and software solutions to our users increasing their quality of life. 

To be a successful project manager you will need to have a strong drive and result orientation pushing through obstacles and issues in order to deliver on your projects. You understand the relevance of communicating both within your project or team as well as with other departments and different stake holders. You are structured and have analytical & problem-solving skills, a process improvement orientation and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and results oriented environment. It is important that you are a confident decision maker, with a proven ability to negotiate and influence others.

We believe that you hold an MSc in Engineering, or equivalent, together with a number of years of working as a project manager. You have experience in managing projects end-to-end, i.e. from pre study and concept phase to deployment and production. 

You have knowledge of the Pulse methodology or other Agile Project Management Tools.  You are technically minded and speak fluent English. You also have good writing skills in Swedish and English. Experience from Medical Device development area or from the automotive industry is a desired background.

Duties in Product Development
As Project Manager within Business Unit Power Products, your key duty is to ensure that your projects deliver on the product road map, on time and with excellent quality.

The projects you lead are mostly oriented towards product development. You will lead the projects and cope with the unique challenge of continually focusing on a pro-active management so that the project stays within budget, meets the schedules and delivers on expectations. You are also expected to contribute in our continuous work in developing our processes.

You lead the project team members in the successful completion of their assigned tasks. In addition you have to ensure that all team members have sufficient financial and reporting governance and that all risks and opportunities are properly addressed.

Duties in Product Maintenance
As Project Manager within Product Maintenance, your key duty is to ensure that design changes are performed on time, with excellent quality and comply with the medical device regulations. In addition to this, you are expected to contribute in our continuous work in developing our processes. All in all, to be an even better supplier of the world’s greatest power wheelchair to anyone who needs it.

The design changes can be of different size and lead time, some are very quick and some need a large amount of planning and execution. You will lead the work from planning until handover to production and make sure the team delivers on time plan. To your help you have a cross functional team from different technical and geographical areas within our organization.

For more information about the positions, please contact:
Fredrik Hedin, VP Product Development, phone; +46 70 1730404.
Stefan Axelsson, Manager Product Maintenance, phone; +46 70 5411554.

For information about the recruitment process contact Anna-Karin Ehn, HR Business Partner; phone: +46 70-3271838.


For contact with union representatives, please email: unionen@permobil.com.

The positions are located at Business Unit Power Products headquarters in Timrå and can include travelling. Please apply at career.permobil.com as soon as possible and no later than February 22.

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