Project Manager


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a significant impact!

As an international group, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, PALFINGER operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck-mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. Furthermore, as a member of the PALFINGER North America Region, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.


Job Summary

PALFINGER is seeking a Project Manager for Development Aerial Work Platform & Special Solutions. Developing new solutions for our customers and smart Project Management is the key to our success. Our project teams are international and located at company locations around the world. In this role, you are responsible for leading Product, System and Service Development Projects with co-located and virtual teams. You are familiar with classic and agile project management methods. Additional is the support of the Project Management Organization within the company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Active Stakeholder Management and Communication
  • Internal and external Project Marketing and Reporting
  • Point of contact for the Project Core Team
  • Drive Project effectiveness by defined KPI’s and implementing mitigations if necessary
  • Coordination of cross-functional project manager and Development Team
  • Perform active Project Risk Management
  • Conducts cost analysis, estimating expected costs for the project
  • Prepares and implements a budget based on estimates
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, local, industry, contractual, and company regulations, standards, specifications, and best practices
  • Leads an interdepartmental team to complete an assigned project on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees a team of managers and analysts to ensure projects are completed on time and to specifications.
  • Delegates work and assignments to team members based on expertise, work experience, and time constraints.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a preference for engineering
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI) or comparable project management certifications are highly desirable
  • Project Management experience in classical and agile methods
  • Relevant Project Management experience in leading international teams
  • Experience in Communication and Stakeholder Management
  • Willingness to travel


Other Essential Skills:

  • High communicative skills along with social, intercultural and moderator competence
  • Highly motivated self-starter and intrapreneurial skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Assertiveness and rational decision-making

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and performance rewards
  • A comprehensive Benefits package with flexible options and relocation
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth
  • An environment of Respect, Integrity, Openness, Inclusion and Support
SR. HR Business Partner

Whytne Yates

United States

Oklahoma City, OK

PALFINGER North America, LLC
341 NW 122nd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73114
United States
Palfinger Oklahoma City, OK

Job Benefits

  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plan
  • Employee Discount Program
  • RRSP with Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer-Provided Long Term Disability
  • Gympass
  • Commuter Program
  • On-Site Parking
  • Learning Opportunities