Schaffner Job Details




Start Date 01.06.2021

Project Manager - Automotive Division

To strengthen our team at the headquarter in Luterbach (Switzerland) we are looking for a/an
Project Manager - Automotive Division

Your tasks

  • Manage and coordinate international projects from product design & development until SOP
  • Define and communicate goals, expectations and priorities among project activities
  • Act as an interface between the customer, sales, development and the production teams in order to ensure that activities are aligned and implemented effectively
  • Plan, manage and control the financial aspects of the projects
  • Manage day to day client relations and builds long-term relationships with clients
  • Master critical and sensible negotiations and act as professional representative during external mediations
  • Report to customers and company management regarding project progress and milestones
  • Guarantee compliance to IATF16949 standards and client requirements
  • Support project acquisitions with proposal preparations and presentations
  • Continually seek opportunity to increase customer satisfaction

Your profile

  • University degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Interest in electronic and mechatronic systems – track record would be a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in project management
  • Automotive Experience - ideally as project manager within a Tier 2 supplier
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 Standards
  • PMI//PMP Certification desired
  • Track record in industrial environment with knowledge of main manufacturing processes
  • Proven negotiation and leadership credentials
  • Capability of influencing and motivating people
  • Pragmatic, focused and result-oriented working approach
  • Capacity for anticipating and understanding customer expectations and needs
  • International work experience and intercultural approach
  • Proficiency in English is required
  • Willingness to travel within Europe and intercontinentally (ca. 20%)

What we offer

We offer a challenging position in dynamic and international organization. You will profit from the professional advantages of an environment that supports your personal development and recognizes your achievements. We strive to continue offering a competitive benefits package (e.g. 6 weeks holiday) and great working conditions in a modern work ambience.


Would you like to create your future with us?

We are looking forward to receive your application until 31.03.2021.

Please send your application to:

Chiara Keller (working days TU/WE/TH -applications can be submitted in German or English)
 0041 32 681 6600
Schaffner EMV AG

Nordstrasse 11e

4542 Luterbach

Schaffner is a leader in the development and production of solutions that assure the efficient and reliable operation of high-performance electronic systems. The product range includes EMC components, upper harmonic filters and magnetic components for the growth markets of energy efficiency, automotive electronics, renewable energies and industrial applications.

Our employees are the key to our success. In a dynamic, international environment, we offer our 2600 or so employees attractive recruitment terms with plenty of scope for individual career path planning. At our location in Luterbach, in Switzerland, on the slope of the southern Jura mountains, you will find a great quality of life with plenty of recreational areas in the vicinity and great transport links to all the cities and regions of Switzerland