Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries.
Our world is changing and mining and construction industries are drivers in this change. Would you like to lead the way towards the future where customer value quality, balance in life, safety and commitment to people and planet? Do you want to work in a high-tech work environment with cutting-edge technologies, supporting our commitment to trends such as decarbonization, automation and live work elimination? Are you ready to support colleagues globally in having the most successful projects possible?
Join us on the journey to create a better tomorrow!
Our?Surface Research & Development?Division (SRD) is looking for a passionate individual to?drive and synchronize our global project portfolio, optimize processes, and enable continuous improvement to achieve the organization's goals of shorter time to market and improved quality. You will work as the right hand of the Vice President for Research and Development Equipment (who this role reports to) and the Vice President for Engineering Automation, to secure that the project portfolio focus is balanced between our commitments to change and activities required to remain strong on the market.
You will work cross functional with marketing and R&D functions as the main interfaces and be a part of the Global R&D management team.
Together we will build your mission, based on organizational needs and your suggestions for improvements. Some of the organizational needs required for your mission are mentioned below.
You will need to bring a structured and holistic approach to enhance processes such as R&D strategy process, project portfolio process, and onboarding of acquired companies‘ project portfolios, to ensure successful projects across the Surface Division. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will constantly improve efficiency and correlation between related processes, using proper tools and methods and have an important role in controlling cost and speed to market. You will also focus on improving project managers' performance globally and secure the global sharing of best practices.
In collaboration with the marketing team, you will run focused programs that support large strategic initiatives, such as Live Work Elimination. You will be responsible for monitoring new product development and basic development projects in the project portfolio, with a continuous focus on improving early conceptual development, hit rate analysis, and creating portfolio overviews of KPIs aligned with division strategies.
Annually, you will prepare revision proposals of the project portfolio in collaboration with main stakeholders. Additionally, you will administer and chair the Strategic Product Board, and oversee online resources connected to Project Portfolio management, such as team sites and SharePoint, to ensure effective communication and collaboration.
To be successful in this role, we believe you have a BSc or MSc level education and a successful track record of driving global projects. You have a background in engineering areas such as Mining equipment, Construction equipment, Large machinery or Electric machines and have an understanding of basic accounting rules, business case analysis and budgeting gained via education or experience. You have a “Better Together” mindset with a fundamental belief that we, by building a diverse team with the right competence and learning culture, knowledge, and abilities, can move mountains!
As this is a global role, strong English communication skills both verbal and written are required. Swedish and Chinese knowledge is beneficial.
Location and travel
This position can be located in Örebro, Sweden or Garland, US and can be performed in a hybrid way.
Travel will be based on business needs.
In case a candidate from a different country applies and is successful, local terms and conditions will apply.
Application and contacts
In this recruitment process, we review applications continuously. We welcome your application as soon as possible, by creating an account in our recruitment system. The last day to apply is 1st January 2024.
For questions about the position contact Hiring Manager Robert Saers, VP R&D Equipmentemail@example.com?or Recruitment Specialist Zuzana Kalivodova,?firstname.lastname@example.org