Program Manager
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Program Manager Mechatronics (m/f)

Our client

Sirris stands for 150 passionate experts who help companies realize technological innovations and is the reference partner for the technology industry in this respect.

Every year Sirris assists 1500 companies in both large collaborative projects and smaller specific interventions and helps them achieve tangible, sustainable and innovative results.

Sirris experts work intensively with the companies on their business, their products and their factories of the future, to ensure the future of the technology industry.

Working at Sirris is working with colleagues in multidisciplinary, flexible and autonomous teams. It is working in a strong network of knowledge centres and universities, on a national and international level. Going one step beyond, exploring new relevant domains, developing innovative solutions and achieving breakthroughs.

SIRRIS turns innovation into success!


You help companies to innovate:

  • You determine the content vision for the mechatronics program (design of smart products and machines,...), in close cooperation with other Sirris technology programs and in line with the Sirris strategy.

  • Together with the team, you create projects and services that support the vision of the mechatronics program.

  • As a manager and team leader, you lead and coach the program's employees. You make sure they can optimally grow their competencies in line with the needs of the program and Sirris.

  • You build an (inter-) national knowledge network within industry, the research world and with Sirris' partners.

  • You follow the latest technological developments in research and industry, in mechatronics and related domains. You use various channels to spread those insights to the target group.

  • You make sure that the program is financially sound.


What do we expect from you?

  • You have a master's degree or PhD in engineering sciences in the field of electronics - information technology or a related discipline.

  • You have a strong background in one or more aspects of mechatronics (mechanics, electronics, embedded software), machine building or automation.

  • You have experience in managing or coaching a team of engineers

  • An extensive experience in an R&D environment is an advantage

  • You are fascinated by the technological capabilities and developments in the field of mechatronics, embedded software, smart connected products and Internet of Things applications.

  • You have the ability to see the value of a multidisciplinary approach, working across different technologies and industries.

  • You can work well independently but are also fully committed to collaboration. You can motivate and inspire your team to ensure optimal performance and job satisfaction.

  • You have good communication skills and you are fluent in Dutch and English.


What does Sirris offer you?

As a Sirris Program Manager you will be managing top class projects with companies. You acquire knowledge and experience with the most advanced technologies and have the satisfaction of being involved in pioneering work on a daily basis. In other words, you deliver innovation in its purest form.

At Sirris you operate in a working environment where flexibility is paramount and great attention is paid to personal development. We also provide an attractive remuneration package based on the job function and your experience. You will be based in Leuven (Heverlee).



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