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Project management

Project Manager, Batteries

Project Manager, Batteries

Are you an experienced project management expert who wants to be part of our electrification journey? Or are you an R&D / product development professional capable leading technical development projects? If the answer is yes, keep reading, as this may be just the right position for you. This is your opportunity to join Sandvik’s smart minds, all working together to build a more sustainable future.

The position is in Sandvik’s Camarillo site which is the center of excellence and manufacturing location for our Load and Haul batteries. We are looking for a project manager in Product Line function (new products). After the onboarding period you have a possibility for hybrid work (partly remote). The role requires frequent physical attendance in the workshops, meetings and for example during prototype builds in Camarillo.

Your primary areas of responsibility

You have overall responsibility for project management in specific new product development or technical development projects. Responsibilities include project planning, management, execution, monitoring & controlling of the product development projects within the specified schedule, scope, budget, and quality. In this role your main responsibilities are:

  • Preparation of the project proposals; creating and updating the project plans focusing on work breakdown structure, resource planning and budget
  • Executing projects as per Sandvik project model and appropriate methods
  • Leading the project team with active and effective communication
  • Evaluating and reporting cost, schedule and progress of the engineering, procurement, prototype manufacturing and testing
  • Developing of current project management and control way of working and processes

Your background and what we find important

  • You have a degree in a related field, preferably a M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Technology / Engineering or Commercial
  • You have already gained experience in project management. Preferably with hardware or product development and engineering including test management
  • As we’re a global organization, you need to be fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • MS Office advanced level usage, knowledge of MS Project, PPM Microfocus or other project management related software is highly appreciated
  • As a person, you are proactive, and you have excellent skills in problem solving. You enjoy working under pressure in the multicultural project environment leading the project team to meet the challenging project targets and milestones
  • You understand that importance of psychological safety and have the right “can do” attitude with a target to exceed the Customer expectations
  • Position includes some project related travel (usually planned well in advance)
  • Previous experience about batteries and/or electric vehicles is seen as an advantage

Our culture

Our role is clear – through every action, every day, we make the shift and advance the world through engineering. We believe in an inclusive, equal, and open-minded culture, and we nurture our diversities to form a solid foundation for achieving great results. Add fair and rewarding benefits, as well as many different career options.

Are you intrigued? Visit our website, LinkedIn or Facebook page to get to know us further.

Our benefits

Sandvik provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, 401(k) Guarantee 5% of Salary Paid by Company, Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans, Paid Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Salary Continuation, Paid Time Away, Paid Learning and Development Opportunities, Global Leadership Programs, Annual Performance Reviews, Merit and Bonus Opportunity, Employee Assistance Program, 11 paid holidays and Employee Appreciation Events.

Pay Range: $111,000 - $150,000

Our company

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2022, sales were approximately 57 billion SEK with about 16,200 employees.

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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