Senior Engineering Project Manager - Solar Technology (f/m/d)

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (hybrid)
Project Management

For our location in Freiburg im Breisgau, we at NexWafe are looking for Senior Engineering Project Manager - Solar Technology (f/m/d.

At NexWafe, we are developing a pioneering process to produce silicon wafers with fewer process steps, resulting in significant savings in production costs, energy consumption and CO₂ emissions. As a Senior Engineering Project Manager - Solar Technology (f/m/d.) you have the unique opportunity to actively contribute to the commercialization of this breakthrough technology. Join our global team, shape the future of renewable energy and discover your career opportunities at NexWafe.


  • Take the lead on our technical projects: develop project scopes and objectives by involving relevant stakeholders and ensure technical feasibility.
  • Ensure on-time, in-scope, and within-budget project deliveries.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication among stakeholders, daily responsible parties, and adherence to project plans.
  • Prepare, update, and present regular status reports to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans to track progress.
  • Lead and motivate our diverse team of project engineers and other internal contributors (in the project structure, not as direct reports).
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Drive the the further development of our project management framework and help build up our internal capabilities in the field.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management within the solar energy industry.
  • Strong knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing processes and photovoltaic technology - preferred.
  • Successful leadership of diverse teams, achieving strategic goals within projects.
  • Strong communication: reporting results, devising plans, aligning stakeholders.
  • Preference for PMP or Prince-II certification; expert in project methodologies.
  • Experience in ERP project management and timely project execution.
  • Familiarity with RACI matrix structures advantageous.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English – your language proficiency .


  • A diverse team: Short decision-making processes, flat hierarchies and collaboration with experts from different areas await you.
  • A diverse and exciting job: A company that contributes to the commercialisation of environmentally friendly solar energy with a low carbon footprint.
  • Stability with a certain degree of flexibility: A permanent position with flexible working hours
  • Attractive remuneration programme: An attractive salary and profit-sharing for employees.
  • Healthy balance: Take your physical and mental health to the next level with a HanseFit membership!
  • Expand your language skills: Optimise your career prospects with the English and German courses offered.
Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 10600996
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51-200 employees
Renewable Energy Semiconductor Manufacturing

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