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Senior Project Manager - CHP/Fuel Cell Technology

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH101821
  • Location: Italy, Trento
  • Sector: Plant Engineering, Design and R&D, Power
  • Salary: Bonus and company benefits
  • Date posted: 14/08/2017
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Senior Project Manager - CHP/Fuel Cell Technology


My client is an international leader in the field of SOFC (Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) technologies and world leading efficient micro-CHP (combined heat and power) appliances. A rapidly growing business of 150 employees with a physical presence in several countries including Italy, Germany and Switzerland. They are backed by UK and US funding and operate two manufacturing plants and benefit from a highly-qualified R&D team focusing on product development of the technology and its application in industry.

My client's primary aim is to bring: alternative, safe, clean and reliable energy to both the commercial and industrial markets. In line with the development of the business and recent success in securing a number of exciting international contract awards my client are seeking a Senior Project Manager with experience in SOFC to join the Technology and Product Development Department.


*To be the main point of contact for product development projects in collaboration with customers.
*Be heavily involved at a technical level for System Engineering for SOFC based 'CO' & 'TRI'-Generators.
*Support the Business Development team in providing applications to the US and Far-East markets.
*Provide critical review of product requirements and functional specification
*Define system architecture, including P&ID and battery limits
*Provide critical analysis of system layout, including review of steady-state and dynamic simulations
*D- and P-FMEA for complex systems
*Define and Supervise component or sub-system specifications
*Provide regular reporting to the CTO (Chief Technical Officer)


*An Engineering Degree within a relevant field such as: Mechanical, Energy or Fuel Cell Engineering
*More than 5 years industrial experience within a similar company (preferably those that manufacture and develop Innovative Energy Technologies)
*At least 3 years Management experience within a Manufacturing/Production environment, preferably with a qualification in Project Management.
*Technical and commercial knowledge of Energy Production i.e. Fuel Cells, Combustion Engines etc.
*Knowledge of fuel processing and heat exchanger design (e.g. pinch analysis, heat transfer calculations etc.)
*Strong teamwork skills and a problem-solving attitude
*A target-oriented approach
*Availability and willingness to travel worldwide, including EU, US, KR and AUS


My client offer a competitive salary within the international markets, excellent opportunity for personal & career development and the opportunity to work in an exciting field at the 'cutting edge' of the energy sector. They also provide a host of company benefits such as access to a performance based bonus scheme.

For more information about this role please contact our London office