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Project Manager within New Product Introduction in Smørum at William Demant Group

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Smørum
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/25/2018

Job Description

William Demant is a leading global company within Hearing Healthcare. William Demant has been very successful in a competitive market, made possible by a steady stream of highly innovative products. DGS Denmark is a company within the William Demant group which are responsible for supply chain activities supporting the market brands.

New Product Introduction is part of DGS Denmark and responsible for the introduction of new products into the supply chain. The main stakeholders for this group are the colleagues in Research and Development, production and distribution.

If you consider yourself a skilled Project Manager with experience in supply chain – we would very much like to hear from you!

The job

As project manager for New Product Introduction (NPI), you are offered to be part of our NPI project management team. We are responsible for bringing new products into the volume production. Representing the entire supply chain, NPI project managers are involved from project definition to release for sales and distribution. We work under the regulatory requirements of ISO13485/FDA/MDSAP-regulations where we are responsible for the design transfer process.

You may familiarize yourself with our product portfolio at the webpages of Oticon, Oticon Medical, Bernafon and Sonic. The product portfolio is complex - being products based on proprietary IC-, hardware and firmware platforms supported by software products. Our products are distributed into a global network of sales companies, government institutions and global distributor chains.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Manage projects and stakeholders
  • Ensuring that the products are ready for manufacturing and are ready for the products at time of launch (Upstream R&D centers are situated in Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Nice. Downstream Central Production hub is placed in Poland)

A certain amount of travelling (20-25 days/year) will be necessary.

What we are looking for

  • You hold a B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Engineering or similar, e.g. supply chain
  • You have project management experience from complex– running from project definition to hand-over. PMI certification is a plus
  • Experience with combined hardware and/or software products, postponed versioning and software-controlled product diversification is a plus
  • You work effortlessly in English

To succeed you have been managing a cross-functional project for at min. 5 years. You have experience with Supply Chain from an ISO-certified company, ideally a medical device company. You can manage complex projects within a complex stakeholder landscape.

Who are you

As a person, you are positive by nature and possess an outgoing and proactive personality. You are good at focusing on solutions rather than problems. You are offered to be part of central role which means you will be handling lot of different situations under pressure. This role requires furthermore that you are good at handling uncertainties and possess the ability to adapt to new situations and changes.

You see yourself as a leader who sets clear direction, you are result-oriented and achieve results by leading and motivating others. Your approach is constructive, structured and systematic and you make an impact through clear communication.

Would you like to join the team?
Then send your application as soon as possible but not later than June 30 2018, as we are screening applications on a continuous basis. Also, please be aware of that we do not accept applications via email. Therefore, be sure to use our online recruitment system when uploading your papers.


If you have any questions about the role and responsibilities, please contact Senior Director Per W. Lund, +4551176689