Senior Project Manager (m/f/d)

Wabtec Corporation

Schüttorf, Germany


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager (m/f/d)!

For more than 100 years STEMMANN-TECHNIK (part of Wabtec Corporation has been developing and manufacturing special products to transmit energy and data. We are pleased to welcome new employees to our large team in Schüttorf, Lower Saxony, who will work on developing and producing innovative solutions and tomorrow's energy trends for industrial and transport technology.

Our company stands for a familiar team spirit in a dynamic and international environment with high quality standards in all areas of the company. Become part of our team and develop your potential at Stemmann Technik GmbH.


You will manage the internal and external projects, ensuring Customer satisfaction, interfacing external and internal Stakeholders, reporting the status of the project to the Sponsor.

The Project Manager is responsible for implementing and managing effective controls throughout the lifecycle of the project and motivates the project team to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Location: Based ideally in Schüttorf (GERMANY), different locations may be an option as well as remote work


  • Review the scope of projects assigned in collaboration with the Sales Team, including Contract review and kick off – Meeting
  • Create detailed Project plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project (e.g. MSP), taking into account dependencies and resources requirement.
  • Ensure excellent internal relationship with all project team members, managing Stakeholders considering their level of influence and interest
  • Monitor and report project progress to all stakeholders, with particular emphasis on actual and potential variations to cost, time or quality.
  • Deploy, maintain and align the Quality Management Process for project Activities (Project Gate review....)
  • Follow the objectives and measures (KPI’s) upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion (QCDP).
  • Identify and monitor project risks, threats and opportunities), as well as the Contract margin Improvement Plan; implement Mitigation/Capture Plan in response to them and other issues that affect the projects.
  • Lead and perform Claims Management with the support of the legal team
  • Establishing, and implementing Change Management process and update Configuration (as Bid, as Sold, as Produces, as Maintained....)
  • Lead the closure of the project including the capture of lessons learned to avoid reproducing same issues in other projects
  • Assist and support the finance department to ensure that the company’s credit control policy is applied on assigned projects at all times, highlighting any problems that may prevent payment to accounts receivables   

We are looking for someone who

  • has excellent communication skills to create a stable working environment for the core project team and other stakeholders
  • has advanced management skills: capacity to motivate and inspire the Core Project Team around a unified understanding and commitment to the project’s success
  • can establish clear and challenging objectives for the core project team to support project execution
  • is experienced at promoting and reinforcing teamwork, commitment, cooperation and delegation
  • can lead problem-solving across projects and make timely decisions based on facts, circumstances, and needs
  • has very good conflict management skills


  • Engineering/Business Degree and/or similar in experience
  • A minimum 5-8 years of Project Management Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent German and English, the other languages (French or Chinese) are desired
  • PMP or equivalent is an advantage
  • International environmental working experience

Create your and our future - apply via our career portal, stating the possible starting date and your salary expectations!

We are looking forward to your application!

Successful candidates will be employed under local employment conditions and must already satisfy local employment/work permit and residency regulations.

*Please note that we do not accept agency candidate submissions without a formalized agreement with Wabtec Talent Acquisition. If you are an agency/third party Recruiter and have not been engaged by Wabtec for this search, we do not owe you a fee if you submit a candidate to the applicant tracking system that is ultimately hired.


Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.