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Project Manager - Value Engineering

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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 a Project Manager to join the Value Engineering team. This cross-functional team belongs to our global R&D organization. As a team we support our Business Units in evaluating product design and manufacturing process to look for areas to optimize efficiency and highlight areas of improvement while keeping a focus on what functionality end-users value.

To be a successful Project Manager you need to have a strong drive and focus on results, pushing through obstacles and issues in order to deliver on your projects. You understand the relevance of communicating both within your project team as well as with other departments and different stake holders. You are structured and have good analytical & problem-solving skills, a process improvement orientation and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and result-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 at least 5 years of experience from working as a Project Manager.

You are technically minded and speak fluent English. You also have good writing skills in Swedish and English. Experience from Medical Device development or from the automotive industry is considered a merit.

As Project Manager within the Value Engineering team, your key duties are to plan, manage and lead Value Engineering initiatives in our global organization. The projects you lead are mostly oriented towards product development and sourcing. You lead the project team members in the successful completion of their assigned tasks. In addition, your duties will be to keep dashboards updated and report progress to the steering committees.

You are also expected to contribute to our continuous work in developing our processes. The Value Engineering Team was formed recently, so you will have great opportunities to define and form the role.

For more information about the position, please contact: Anna Van de Wal, Manager Value Engineering team, phone; +46 70 6079383

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 position is located at our R&D office in Timrå and will include travelling. Please apply at career.permobil.com no later than August 10.


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Sweden - Timrå

Per Uddéns väg 20
861 23 Timrå Directions +4660 59 59 00

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