Bobcat’s EMEA headquarters is based at the heart of Europe, in the Czech Republic. The modern Bobcat Campus is unique among the company’s many facilities around the world and in the whole industry. Combining state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, Innovation Centre, and Training Centre at the same location, it is the development point for new machines and technology, their production, and the delivery of training to dealers from Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Project Manager/Design of Excavators

What will you do?

- Plan and continuously assess the feasibility and risks of projects
- Coordinate and manage projects ( multifunctional resources )
- Present on regular bases the project status of the projects to the Compact
- Leadership team in order to:
- Review the projects and define actions if needed.
- To receive the approval for the different gates
- Support Gate preparation with the project team.
- Support, plan and follow the development of projects
- Lead, participate, present and explain proposals, reports and cost estimates
- Propose NPD (New Product Development) process improvements within functional areas.
- Manage and support both system and process, providing training and coaching to the team members when necessary
- Align project goals and motivate a project team members
- Report to the functional managers the challenges and gaps of the team members and propose action plans for closing gaps as needed
- Coordinate Compact EMEA NPD Cross functional project teams ( PM, Sales, Finance, Sourcing, Supply Chain, ME , R&D, Quality and others )
- Provide the necessary support to all NPD projects to achieve the objectives linked to Cost, Quality, deliveries and Customer requests.
- Set, control, report, meet project KPIś during project milestones.
- Gate review
- Project planning
- Project cost/margin achievement

What you should have?

- Ability to understand technical challenges
- Knowledge / experience of any of construction equipment business or automotive business
- Financial analysis skills
- Commercial awareness
- Teamworking skills
- Ability to motivate people
- Strong communication/leadership skills.
- Experience with project management in an industrial environment ( > 5 years on related, multifunctional areas )
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
- Overall coordination of people
- Global market and industry vision


Lenka Lokšová