Project Manager Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment (m/f/d)

LPKF Laser & Electronics SE, Garbsen

We are a high-tech company, we are laser specialists, we are a listed "global player". At LPKF, we are constantly looking for new ways to get better. Curiosity is a matter of attitude for us. We research, develop, improvise, and do what no one expects. In the process, we come up with innovative results that help our customers make their products even smarter. LPKF has been a pioneer in laser technology for over 40 years. For decades, we have been revolutionizing established solutions in electronics manufacturing, the solar industry, and plastics processing with new technological solutions. We are driven by high quality standards and a passion for innovation.

As a Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment (SME) Project Manager, you will be responsible for planning and scheduling activities for SME development projects. As a successful candidate, you will support the team with cost estimates, maintaining and monitoring schedules, identifying schedule and cost impacts, and developing recovery plans. You will lead and oversee internal organizational and administrative activities to create necessary infrastructure and implement necessary processes. You summarize the status of the project in presentations and present them to the project management and the customer. In summary, you identify, analyze, and provide innovative solutions to problems, for managing projects in arguably one of the most challenging and interesting industries. If you are looking for a challenging job, are interested in the top topics of the semiconductor industry and want to work in a dynamic environment, we are looking forward to your application and a mutual conversation.

Place of work Garbsen

Full-time, 38-hour week

As of now


Your Tasks:

  • Effectively engages with key stakeholders including system/engineering, process/application, facility management, EHS team to manage project goals, changes and control risks
  • Prepares project plan and coordinates the attainment of project deliverables from planning to implementation. Maintains matrix for process improvements
  • Drive project deliverables and task details by through the use of reports, tracking charts and, checklists
  • Aligns in cooperation with team leaders the activities of resources to achieve on-time and within budget and performance objectives for the project.
  • Monitors, and reports to the Product management Lead on project's cost performance
  • Investigates causes to project obstacles and assists in implementing solutions for resolution

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science/engineering field, such as Physics, chemistry, materials science, electrical engineering, and chemical engineering
  • Conceptual and practical expertise in project/program management
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of semiconductor equipment, process, or applications is a plus
  • Ability to communicate and present in German and English
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within the team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

Our offer:

  • A great perspective with varied tasks in a collegial team in a high-tech environment
  • Location of employment will be Garbsen/Germany in the greater Hanover area (Hanover is the capital city of Lower Saxony with an international airport and excellent connection to the German highspeed train network and highway system)
  • A great perspective with varied tasks in a collegial team in a high-tech environment
  • 38-hour week with full-time employment
  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Free benefits, e.g. fruit, juice, coffee, fitness studio
  • Possibility to use a company bicycle
  • Company pension plan, contribution to capital-forming benefits
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art technology
  • Thorough initial training in a friendly team
  • Fun at work and beyond through various events, e.g. participation in the company run, dragon boat race, skiing, Christmas party, after-work events and much more


If you feel this role is of interest but is not an exact match to your skills and you are a quick learner, we look forward to receiving your application, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation!


Valeria Benhauser
LPKF Laser & Electronics SE
Osteriede 7
D-30827 Garbsen
Fon: +49 (0) 5131 7095-0
Fax: +49 (5131) 7095-90