Project Manager Automation

Job description

Be part of an unique growth story!

Join us to help build the leading advanced composites automation and digital manufacturing company. Airborne is a technology leader in advanced composites, specialised in the industrialisation of engineering and manufacturing of durable fibre reinforced composites for Space, Aeronautics, Transport and Marine industries. Via Airborne’s unique combination of skills: our deep and wide composites, software engineering and mechatronics know-how – we enable our customers to unlock their full potential in digital manufacturing growth and create a competitive advantage. We are agile, flexible and think like a start-up. This nimble approach is challenging for many incumbent companies—but it’s at the heart of how we think to build winning positions by developing integrated, automated and connected manufacturing solutions for the composite industry. Together we are a dynamic group of 135 highly educated and passionate employees, split between our headquarter in The Hague Ypenburg (NL) and our site in Lambourn (UK).

What is your new job?
Being a Project Manager means you are responsible for a successful execution of high-end technical projects, meaning: on time, within budget and according to clients specifications and expectations. Satisfaction of clients is an important part of the job. As a Project Manager you will lead a multi-disciplinary project team of engineers and technicians. Important parts of your function are: proactive client communication, team motivating, evaluating projects and implementation of improvements.

Our relations are international oriented, which means occasional travelling is involved in this position.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Realisation of projects from a signed contract to product delivery
  • Budget responsible for your projects
  • On time delivery (planning)
  • Quality planning and improvement
  • Customer satisfaction and customer relations
  • Internal reporting

Reporting Lines and Interactions

In this role you will report to the Managing Director of the business unit Airborne Composites Automation. You will work together with colleagues from the commercial department, procurement, engineering department and production.

Job requirements


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Automation/Aerospace)

Work experience

  • Minimum of 7 years’ work experience in engineering or a technical environment
  • A minimum of 5 years in (technical) project management
  • Experience in the field of Aerospace or Automotive is a plus


  • Experience in maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Fluent in project management work flow and reporting
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Basic knowledge and interest in automation and/or composites
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing

What we offer

Working at Airborne will give you the opportunity to develop your career by working on highly innovative projects.
We offer you a well rewarding job in an inspiring environment with like-minded and talented colleagues. You will become part of our inspiring company where innovation, quality and creativity are key to meet our company goals. We will give you the opportunity for personal and professional growth, by training, learning on the job and coaching.

​Furthermore, we offer:

  • Good primary and secondary terms of employment
  • Generous annual leave of 32 days
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Flexible working hours; you can start between 7:00 and 9:30
  • An office that is easy to access by car and by public transport

A great opportunity to be part of an unique growth story!

Information & Procedure

In case you would like to apply, please contact our HR department at +3170-3017400.

Third party applications are not appreciated.