Deutschland, Erfurt, Netherlands, Neunkirchen, Riesa, Son

Program Manager

Do you want to be part of a highly energetic, passionate and experienced team – focused on development and delivery of sustainable solutions and technologies? If so, this might be the ultimate new position for you!

Neways is a highly collaborative, customer centric organization with a focus on delivery of differentiated electronic technologies and solutions which provide recognized customer value.


What will you do as a Program Manager ?

You will be responsible for managing different programs from New Business initiatives relating to the relevant Sector. Manage the programs from start (design & engineering phase) to end (start of volume production at our Operating Companies).  Represent Neways in customer discussions and design and execute the roadmaps delivering successful and in scope the new value propositions.


Bring program management with your skills and experience to the next level

Your responsibilities will include

  • Define projects; requirements gathering, write detailed project/business cases, coordinate efforts to scope, schedule and deploy programs together with the business and customer
  • Work closely with Technology manager and business development managers to define the roadmap for key projects that contribute to growth of the sector specific design-build/SI projects
  • Lead programs through transition from ideation to execution and represent Neways in customer discussions
  • Research to better define the opportunity and understand customer requirements and lead the business case from initiation till scale production
  • Develop stakeholder communication and strong E2E collaboration with stakeholders and leadership
  • Collaborate with technical development teams to build new propositions, features and programs
  • Work on programs that are mission critical to the company
  • Engage with projects and working in natural teams to align on phases, cost and objectives to ultimately deliver

Your profile and DNA

Passionate professional who maintain a curiosity to learn strong technical acumen. Can engage in program excellence and have the technical ability to understand customer needs together with the team, support innovative solutions to build a strong value proposition to our customers.

Furthermore, we’d hope to see the following on your CV:

  • Minimum master degree from a technical university and preferably IPMA certified
  • Strong ‘can do’ mindset and customer focus
  • Min 10 years of experience in a high tech B2B Industry specific in the field of the related sector (Semicon, Smart Mobility or Connectivity) including technical project or program management experience
  • Experience with supporting technical decisions with our customers within a nature team, including collaborating closely with technology managers and business developers
  • A demonstrated ability to think broadly and strategically on the direction of electronic-based solutions and make recommendations with fact-based discussions and presentations
  • Experience and ability to understand multiple technologies and how they interact for the benefit of customers
  • Strong analytical and results-oriented and skilled at stakeholder management
  • Willingness to travel ( up to 50% working time ) and self-motivated to work independently in a virtual world

What we offer:

We offer an exciting opportunity in a fast paced and highly dynamic and goal oriented environment. In this position you will have the opportunity to further develop your Program management skills. As we are looking for an experienced professional we understand that our offer should match this.

An appealing salary tailored to your skills and experience, complemented by an 8% vacation pay.

Furthermore, you can expect:

  • 25 vacation days, plus 4-6 days off work pursuant to the Reduction of Working Hours Act;
  • Flexible hours
  • Lease car
  • Opportunities to further develop and grow yourself
  • A pension arrangement
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Appealing bike plan
  • Working with a team of enthusiastic, highly skilled professionals


About us:

Neways is an international innovator in electronics for smart mobility, connectivity and semicon solutions. With more than 50 years’ experience and strong engineering power, we are proud to act as technology innovation partner for the most demanding customers in the industry. Neways develops and produces electronics that facilitate major trends around global ESG themes. Our global team of more than 3000 specialists across the Netherlands, Germany, USA, China, Czech Republic and Slovakia enables future solutions for EV charging, electric power trains, digitizing health solutions, sustainable agriculture, producing microchips and more.

As an employer, we stand for:

  • Passion– we are proud of our work and work with passion.
  • Trust – we  believe that trust is the basis of good cooperation.
  • Customer Focus – we work proactively with our customers and suppliers and together we come to a good solution.
  • One Team – we believe in working together as one team and one company with a common goal.
  • Innovation – we challenge today’s society and keep improving ourselves.

You are most welcome!

Also  fully qualified candidates speaking German and residing in Germany are very welcome to apply.

Are you interested or do you have any questions? Please contact our Corporate Recruiter Adela Divisova at + 31 (0)6 292 600 15 or

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.