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Program Manager

You’ll be the driving force behind the strategic product development program


Octinion is moving its Agriculture group from a project to a product driven organization in order to secure its global leading position by delivering a modular Strawberry picker platform for the horticulture. Therefore, Octinion is looking for a Program Manager to lead this phase.

As Program Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Driving and monitoring the strategic product development program
  • Program KPI tracking (time, cost and quality)
  • Identifying of risks and opportunities
  • Driving the right global requirements and product roadmap
  • Making sure the dedicated team members in the different departments (sales, engineering, procurement, quality and production) are aligned and up to date
  • First contact and face to the customer for the pilot project


  • You have a Master’s degree in Engineering, preferably in mechatronics
  • Ample experience in system development in an innovative mechatronic industry or automotive including understanding of a global product release. Experience in leading development projects with 20-30 FTE is an asset.
  • You’re hands-on, you have the ability to understand complex mechatronics systems, you enjoy the combination of setting up a structured approach as well as getting things done yourself
  • You have high standards and strive for perfection, but you also know how to be pragmatic in order to respect the deadlines and budget
  • You communicate well and you’re are able to work in team
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English is required (written and oral)