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Project Manager

For decades, customers have counted on us to develop the most durable products on the market. With every Sandvik machine we engineer, we prioritize safety and reliability, and apply the right technology for each application. We don’t just supply equipment. We provide peace of mind that your business will keep moving.

Surface Drilling Division within Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions calls for a Project Manager. The position full-time, permanent and based in Tampere, where Surface Drilling has a global technology and manufacturing center for drilling equipment.

Your role

As a Project Manager, you have overall responsibility of project management in specific divisional projects. Responsibilities include project planning, leading, monitoring, communicating, executing, and controlling of the projects within the specified scope, quality, and schedule. You are leading the project teams and working in close co-operation with the project stakeholders from various functions and divisions. You have also an opportunity to further develop the project management & control processes and ways of working.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Project planning and scheduling: Preparation of the project proposals; creating and updating the project plans focusing on work breakdown structure, resource planning and budget.
  • Project management: Executing projects with Sandvik project model, DMAIC, 8D or other appropriate project structure; leading the project team with active and effective communication; scope control & change management; managing dependencies and mitigating risks; lessons learnt, hand-over and closure of the projects.
  • Project control: Evaluating and reporting cost, quality and progress of all project stakeholders including R&D, Sourcing, Supply, Technical Services and Sales.
  • Development of current project management and -control way of working and processes.

The variety of projects can include:

  • New Product Development (NPD): Leading role in executing the NPD Process Model for new product offering
  • Product Quality, Cost & Feature Improvements: Driving customer satisfaction and value by continuously improving our current offering
  • New Process Development: Designing and ramping up new business critical processes. Focuses on new cross-functional processes with end-to-end business focus.
  • Cross Functional Programs: Division level programs aiming to drive improvements in ways of working within the whole division

Your background

You have a University degree in a related field, preferably a M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Engineering or Economics. You have experience in project execution and understanding of what delivering a successful project requires, but even more importantly you adapt quickly to new ways of working & processes and are good at communicating effectively in a cross-functional environment. We expect you to communicate and generate project documentation fluently in English. In addition to MS Office advanced level usage, knowledge of MS Project or any other PM-software is highly appreciated. Proactive way of working and excellent skills in problem solving will be needed to succeed in the position. You enjoy working under pressure in the multicultural project environment leading the project team to meet the challenging project targets and milestones satisfying the customer needs in the end.

What is in it for you?

We offer you opportunities to further develop your expertise with our high-tech products and to reach your full potential in a global business environment. In addition, we offer good employee benefits and inclusive corporate culture focused on sustainable development, with values such as Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. Visit our Solid Ground stories hubLinkedIn and Facebook to get to know us better.

Contact information

For further information about the position, please contact the recruiting manager: Olli Parviainen, Project & Process Office Manager, tel +358 400147602. Available for calls during weekdays at 15-16 EEST.

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact: Sandvik’s HR Services Finland, tel. +358 (0)800 1 44444 (at 8-16 EEST).

We look forward to hear from you!

Submit your application and CV at by Sunday October 23th, 2022.

Your application should consist of an introductory letter including your salary request and a CV (in English). When applying, please make sure to also attach your cover letter when asked to upload your CV.

Job ID: R0046422

About our company

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier in equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Applications include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying.  In 2021, revenues were approximately 41,400 million SEK with about 15,600 employees within continuing operations.

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