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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Application & Product Management

Minerbio, IT Meppel, NL Zaragoza, ES

Project Manager

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


We are looking for a Project Manager to join Hiab’s Loader Cranes division. This position is responsible for overall direction, planning and coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, deadlines, budget and goals. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. 
This position may require travelling for the purpose of meeting with clients, suppliers, trade fairs, stakeholders, MAU´s or off-site personnel/management. All project managers should be able and willing to work in cross-functional projects within the Hiab Loader Crane organization regardless of where projects are initiated. Project Manager should be able to participate physically in training sessions, presentations and meetings
This position reports to Director, Global Product Management. The location of this position can be Minerbio (Italy), Zaragoza (Spain) or Meppel (Netherlands).


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsibility and authority of project operational management
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Able to manage your network within the company, especially with Product Management, Research and Development, Supply and Sourcing
  • Deliver full-scale project plans and associated communication documents according to the company processes
  • Control over the project budget
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Estimate the resources together with resource owners and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Collaborate with Central PMO function
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, required documentation and presentations
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • Qualification in project management or equivalent
  • Relevant experience may compensate for lack of formal education



  • Experience in a similar industry with products such as: mechanics, hydraulics, electronics etc.



  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Spanish and/or Italian can be a benefit
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools (Power PPM, Google Suite etc.)
  • Experience in people management
  • Experience in risk management
  • Experience in industrialization of products
  • Experience and knowledge of company processes and procedures
  • Experience and knowledge of sourcing activities
  • Experience of startup complexity of modular products including synchronization of material
  • Experiences with planning, directing, and coordinating technology projects and teams.

You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV by 09.08.2021.


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com