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Project Manager, Karlsruhe – Automotive

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a leading international automotive Tier 1 manufacturer. The company is a leading manufacturer of components for commercial and lightweight vehicles, based in Karlsruhe, Germany.



  • Technical interface for the project(s) towards the customer
  • Create and improve the network and relationship to the customer
  • Manage project execution according Company Standards
  • Follows the OEM project(s) to meet internal & external targets
  • Leading one or more project team(s) interdisciplinary
  • Support of Pre-RFQ and RFQ phase technically
  • Planning/Coordination of company project resources for the relevant project(s)
  • Tracks the project progress according Company Processes
  • Report directly to the Director of Project Management


  • University Degree in Computer Sciences, Mechanics, Industrial Engineering or similar
  • 5+ years’ experience working for an Automotive Tier 1 Manufacturer
  • Several years of experience in multi-site & multi-cultural projects with focus on Embedded Systems, ideally Radar
  • Strong knowledge in Engineering and Electronic Production processes
  • Ability to plan and track autonomously in a matrix organisation
  • Experience in interacting with OEMs
  • Fluent German and English language skills are mandatory
  • Project Management certification is an advantage
  • Experienced in the automotive industry
  • Knowledge in vehicle safety and electronics
  • Good skills in leading people in interdisciplinary collaborations (locally and globally)
  • Open-minded to new processes
  • High competence to present the company in front of the customers

About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Selection

Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Chemicals, Coatings, Oil & Gas, Mining, Construction, Medical, Finance, Insurance, FMCG and Manufacturing sectors.


Job Reference: CD - PM - K

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Salary Range

€70,000 - 90,000


Karlsruhe, Germany