Transition & Project Specialist





We see it as our daily mission to make a significant contribution to greater safety and efficiency on roads and railways. That goes for passenger and goods transport - all over the world.

Making mobility safe on roads and railways - that is the mission driving us each and every day at Knorr-Bremse. It has been that way for over 110 years. Today the Knorr-Bremse Group, based in Munich, is the world's leading manufacturer of braking systems and a leading supplier of safety-critical sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As an innovator in our fields, we advance developments in mobility and transport technologies.



Main duties:

  • Responsible for planning and overseeing transitions within an organization, from the initial ideation through to completion
  • Defining project/transition scope, roles & responsibilities, resource requirements and managing resource availability and allocation
  • Developing budget and detailed project plan to schedule key milestones and activities
  • Managing delivery according to the plan, tracking the progress and providing regular reports on project status to key stakeholders
  • Proactive communication across the project team and solving project with the sites, the company headquarters and the Business Centre management to ensure the achievement of project objectives
  • Monitoring the financial benefits of each project
  • Creating and managing Best Practice standards


Education and experience required:

  • University degree, preferably in Economics/Finance/Business Administration or similar
  • Multiple year of experience in project and/or transition management within Business Services type of organization
  • Relevant technical and methodological quality improvements expertise (e.g. Six Sigma, Lean) and experienced in deployment and management of quality improvement processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. German is benefit
  • Professional in MS Office tools and general IT affinity
  • Experience in SAP or other ERP system appreciated
  • Result oriented, analytical skills, strategic thinking and decision making person
  • Ability to build strong and working relationships within project teams, stakeholders, top management and other internal and external subjects
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and prioritize the right things at the right time
  • Ability to bring new ideas, collect and implement best practises
  • 2-3 days per week in Liberec office
  • Flexibility in travelling occasionally (Munich)


We offer:

  • Motivating environment within fast growing and developing Business Services organization of global market leader
  • Interesting and challenging projects in various fields
  • Large share of independence and flexibility in your tasks


Through a blend of engineering excellence, sustainable development and social responsibility, our employees help to drive progress at more than 100 sites in 30 countries. We offer you an exciting role with plenty of variety in an international environment, as part of an attractive package that extends from flexible working hour models, via professional and personal development opportunities, all the way to sports and healthcare programs.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!