Technical Project Manager (f/m/d)


PALFINGER provides innovative, reliable and economic lifting solutions in the land and maritime sector. To strengthen our Digital Product Line / Competence Team IoT & Data Science in Salzburg we are looking for a talented person to fill the role of the Technical Project Manager (f/m/d)

The corporate Vision & Strategy 2030 enables PALFINGER to focus on fully integrated lifting solutions enabled by digitalization with hard- and software from one single source. The Global PALFINGER Organization (GPO) is complemented with a new dedicated Digital Product Line (DPL): close cooperation with product line management & engineering (PLM&E), sales & service, process & quality management (PQM), corporate ICT and the Incubator P21st is anticipated. 

The DPL’s mission is to offer digital products & services that complement PALFINGER's existing world-class lifting solutions. Therefore, the DPL is accountable for the entire digital product life cycle which includes in-depth understanding of customer needs derived from jobs-to-be-done. New revenue streams via data-driven business models are pursued.

As an integral part of the DPL, the IoT & Data Science Competence Team applies state-of-the-art methods and implements suitable technologies on machine & process data. Valuable data-driven insights are used for product engineering, process improvements, customer insights and business model generation. In this vein, a cloud-based IoT data architecture is dynamically designed, implemented and maintained in order to fulfill growing & changing requirements. 

We are searching for a Technical Project Manager that complements our expert team of data / cloud / AI/ML engineers & data scientists. The role’s focus is the structured execution of projects; i.e., generation of project charters, managing project teams, internal & external partner collaboration and transparent reporting. We’re looking for a dynamic & self-reliant person whose expertise lies within project & process management in a technical field such as industrial or mechanical engineering with a good understanding of computer science / software engineering / data science.

Your Tasks

  • Project initiation & resource / time / budget management during projects;  
  • Manage projects incl. technical proof of concepts (PoV) & commercial proof of values (PoV);
  • Generation of problem statements, project charters, intermediate & final presentations;  
  • Coordinate internal & external stakeholders incl. dissemination / ensure knowledge transfer; 
  • Work with technology suppliers / technology integrators / system integrators;  
  • Work with research partners / benchmarking partners;  
  • Identification & documentation of use cases / scenarios / solutions;  
  • Requirements engineering for IoT applications / cyber-physical systems (CPS); 
  • Actively shape the corporate data strategy together with your expert colleagues; 
  • Facilitate expertise in systems engineering / PLM&E / ICT / PQM / sales & service

Your Qualification

  • University/FH degree in a technical field; 
  • First experiences in project management via internships in technical companies; 
  • Project management certification is a plus;
  • Talent for project management: conventional & agile; 
  • Basic understanding of engineering methods; 
  • MS Office incl. Sharepoint / Project / Visio; 
  • Fluent in spoken / written German & English;
  • Open and communicative, willingness to learn, self-reliant 

We offer

  • Good work-life-Balance thanks to flexible working hours
  • Performance-related payment and attractive bonus systems
  • Career planning and development opportunities 
  • Ongoing further training
  • Voluntary social benefits through our PALfit company health management system




  • willingness to travel up to 20%
  • hybrid working model: home office (max. 100 days p.a.) and office space 
  • location Salzburg (Kasern)


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 41.390,02 per year. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification. 


We are looking forward to your informative application including salary expectations and a possible entry date. 


Sabrina Angerer

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria

Salzburg Kasern

Franz-Wolfram-Scherer-Straße 24 , 5020 Salzburg
Palfinger Salzburg Kasern

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket