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Oceaneering Project Manager - German in Utrecht, Netherlands

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Job ID15263 LocationUtrecht, Netherlands

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Company Profile

Oceaneering AGV Systems, an Oceaneering International Company, develops, implements and markets Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVs), navigation hardware, and software. We offer customized and automated transport solutions to efficiently, competitively and effectively meet the ever-increasing transport demands of various industries by increasing productivity, reliability, flexibility and safety standards through innovation, expertise and robustness. Oceaneering AGV Systems has been delivering automatic guided vehicle solutions to the world's leading companies for 30 years. For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).

Duties & Responsibilities


As Project Manager, you are responsible for the successful execution of complex AGV projects within the agreed time, budget, and quality for international customers. You may be assigned to multiple projects. Customer/client focus will be leading in this role. The result of the projects and the experiences the customers/clients will receive over the course of the project are key to success in this job.



  • Manage the entirety of projects in relation to quality, schedule and budget.

  • Responsible for execution of assignments for all project personnel including engineers, drafters, designers, project managers, consultants and administrative personnel.

  • Distribute/assign tasks to employees within variousdisciplines (System Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, and Installation, etc.)as guided by the project plan.

  • Work closely with the System Engineer who is responsible for the technical system design.

  • Monitor progress throughout project and ensure on-time delivery.

  • Manage the contacts and relationship with international clients. Act as point of contact for the customer for the duration of the project.

  • Coach and mentor project team members; monitor progress with the process owners. Ensure effective communication occurs within the project team.

  • Set clear expectations with project team by defining project tasks and resource requirements.

  • Conduct project Kick Off meeting, lead project meetings and presentations with customers, and conduct project close out.

  • Monitor the scope agreements and negotiations on additional work.

  • Oversee risk analysis and final evaluation of projects.

  • Lead the planning and implementation of project;conduct full review of project scope, goals and deliverables.

  • Develop full scale project plans to include a project safety plan, project quality plan and riskmanagement plan.

  • Communicate project plan to include baseline scope, basis of estimate, baseline budget and baselineschedule to all project team members;

  • Manage project budget, buildup up of ETC (Estimate to Complete) and DTC (Design to Cost) toachieve as-bid or improve job profit.

  • Manage project resource allocation and resource loading into Workfront software.

  • Manage scope and change control to include implementation and management of project change interventions to achieve project outputs.


  • Additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities other than indirect supervises Project Team during the Project,.

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to the Director of Programs.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline required (mechanical, electrical, or manufacturing preferred).

  • Experience as a project manager for logistics projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage design/build of complex mechanical systems involving structural and mechanical components, electronics, and hydraulics.

  • Proven ability to meet schedule and budget goals for a hardware design/build program.

  • Knowledge of logistics, Material Handling and industrial processes.

  • Experience managing and mentoring engineers.

  • Excellent knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written. Dutch language skills ae an advantage.

  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably Peoplesoft.

  • Experience with Workfront would be helpful, but not required.

  • Good business sense and ability to convert customer needs into clear and achievable specification requirements.

  • Must have commercial awarenessand a commitment to customer satisfaction, while ensuring that projects are delivered within budget and profitability.

  • Must be able to travel internationally as needed.

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.