Project Manager (m/w/d)

We are not just dreaming of a better future. We make it a reality together.
Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH is the German affiliate of one of the leading global solar companies, Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. (Q CELLS). Thus, the company is part of Hanwha Group – a FORTUNE® Global 500 business enterprise and one of the 8 largest companies in South Korea. In Germany, Q CELLS operates sites in Thalheim, Saxony-Anhalt, and in Berlin. With its renowned Center for Innovation, Technology and Quality in Thalheim, Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH forms the technological backbone of Q CELLS´ global solar business. Around 200 researchers and engineers in R&D and Quality Management develop solar cells, modules, systems and solutions “Engineered in Germany”. Thus, Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH decisively helps to globally expand the leadership in technology and quality that differentiates Q CELLS from its competition.

Germany also builds the central hub for all sales activities in Europe, which is one of the most important solar markets for the company. Furthermore it is here, where the company develops the business models for the future. In Germany and Europe, Q CELLS has first developed form a leading solar manufacturer into a one-stop-shop for clean energy solutions for municipalities, companies and private customers. Today the company offers the complete package, from solar modules, to systems, to electrical storage, to cloud-solutions and even clean electricity contracts for private customers. From its site in Berlin, Q CELLS also runs its growing business as one of the most experienced partners when it comes to developing, constructing and financing large scale solar power plants.
Your challenge:

The core challenge is the cross-functional management of global product development projects from planning and technology development to manufacturing and quality, as well as market launch and marketing.

Your responsibilities:Your qualifications:
  • You will lead global product development projects of new and existing products.
  • You are responsible for the successful development and roll-out of new products.
  • You will communicate across cultures and functions globally.
  • You understand yourself as a technical guide for all members of the international project team and coordinate all project-related tasks in accordance with project standards and methods.
  • You manage cross-functional project teams (e.g. with members from research & development, quality management, production sites and planning)
  • You graduated in technical studies, i.e. physics, electrical engineering or similar subjects with good marks. 
  • You have a very good knowledge in project management and experience in leading projects in an international environment.
  • You have already gained work experience in a multicultural environment.
  • You think systematically and analytically and you are well organized.
  • You are familiar with different cultures and have good communication skills.
  • You have very good MS Office knowledge, especially PowerPoint and Excel.
  • You are able to communicate fluently in English and German; further languages are helpful (e.g. Korean).
  • You have a high willingness to travel (25%). 

Keywords: MINT, Solar, Photovoltaik, Projectmanagement, product development