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Project Manager Mechatronics


  • Location Utrecht
  • Experience Experience in Project Management in a R&D environment; 
  • Employment Permanent

R&D Project Manager

Our client Intero Integrity is a fast-growing global company offering inspection, industrial and environmental services to the energy industry. They develop their own high-tech equipment and software and use this technology to execute projects worldwide. They support the energy industry to use natural resources efficiently, safely and responsibly. Together They get the job done and contribute to a safer and more sustainable world.

About the Technology Center

The Technology Center designs and engineers Intero’s high-tech inspection robots, develops the software to operate them and trains our people to use the technology in the field. To support the growth of our Technology Center in the Netherlands, we are looking for an ambitious Project Manager R&D.

You will become part of a close, diverse and multi-disciplinary team that is hand-on, engaged and result driven. You will manage innovative projects from start to finish: defining requirements, conceptual design, technical feasibility, low-level design, component and module testing followed by integration and system-testing. Soon after completing the prototype, you are involved in taking the system into production and into the field!


  • Manage multiple R&D projects of your own (new product development) and assist other project managers on larger projects
  • Collaborate with the project team, consisting of technical specialists and domain experts, to define project stages and work packages
  • Work with all stakeholders involved to clarify objectives & needs
  • Lead the requirement engineering and conceptual design phases
  • Lead the creation of product descriptions, acceptance criteria and test plans
  • Create detailed cost / time estimates and project scheduling
  • Monitor progress and issues on a day-to-day basis
  • Manage third party deliveries for COTS & custom-made parts
  • Manage cost, schedule, quality and risks and proactive to mitigate any challenges
  • Manage project documentation & oversee technical / design documentation
  • Report to the project board and/or Manager R&D
  • Support the Global team with introduction of new tools & services
  • Support operational teams in the field, onshore and offshore

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a technical field such as physics, mechatronics or robotics. Electrical / mechanical engineering will be considered as well
  • 8+ years’ experience in a multi-disciplinary environment of which at least 3 years in a (junior) project manager role
  • Fast learner, enjoys new challenges, hands-on mentality
  • Experience with requirement engineering and product development process
  • Team player who easily connects with specialists of other disciplines and has affinity with electronics, software and mechanics
  • Knowledge of Oil & Gas / Inspection & Maintenance industry is a plus;
  • Knowledge of ATEX 114 and ATEX 153 directive is a plus;
  • An IPMA C certification or equivalent (PMP, Prince2 Practitioner) is a plus
  • NDT-UT level II or III is not required but would be considered a plus
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Good command of the English language, both spoken and written

The offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Engaging company culture that encourages teamwork and rewards both team and individual achievement
  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home for part of the week
  • Opportunity to manage projects from concept to realization as part of a great team

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