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Project Manager Product Development (f/m/d)


Development of new solutions for our customers and smart project management is the key to our success. In the role as a Project Manager Product Development you work with our central and global project teams all over the world and take responsibility for leading product developments.

The place of employment may change in 2021 to our development and production site in Köstendorf.


  • Ensure project success on cost, scope and time
  • Responsible for an active stakeholder-management and ensure good communication
  • Takeover of internal and external project marketing and reporting
  • Central point of contact for the project core team
  • Drive project effectiveness by defined KPIs and intervene in case of deviations
  • Coordination and leading of a development team
  • Perform active project risk management
  • Support of the project team


  • University degree in a technical or business field
  • Relevant project management experience in leading virtual teams
  • Experience in the management of R&D projects preferable
  • Highly motivated self-starter and intrapreneurial skills
  • Flexible personality, operates well in intercultural environment, able to build bridges
  • Well organized and structured person with hands on implementation skills
  • Strong communicator, facilitator and moderator
  • Enjoys working in a creative and global team
  • Business English is mandatory
  • Willingness to travel <30%


  • Good-life-balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom to organize your work
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Career planning and development opportunities 
  • Management development programs
  • Personal and professional competence
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit 

Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 39.433,34. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification. 

We are looking forward to your informative application! 


Veronika Schmoller

HR Team Assistant & Backoffice Specialist
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Österreich


Lamprechtshausener Bundesstr. 8 , 5101 Bergheim
Palfinger Bergheim

Job Benefits

  • Aus- und Weiterbildung
  • Barrierefreiheit
  • Betriebsarzt
  • Essenszulagen
  • Firmenhandy (Funktionsbezogen)
  • Fitnessangebote
  • Flexible Arbeitszeiten
  • Gesundheitsmaßnahmen
  • Gute Verkehrsanbindung
  • Homeoffice (Funktionsbezogen)
  • Kantine
  • Mitarbeiterrabatte
  • Parkmöglichkeiten
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket