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Indrykket 21-04-2021

Research and Development Project Manager & Team Leader


Are you passionate about innovation and eager to develop new solutions to customer problems?


We are looking for a Research and Development Project Manager & Team Leader to join our team and lead new product development for our Marine solutions. You will be reporting to our Director R&D and Solution Management.


By joining us in this role you will have the chance to lead a cross-organization team and collaborate with different partners to develop products from maturing the idea to developing the product to successfully launching it to market.


If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, then join our team in Naestved, Denmark!


Emerson Marine is a business unit within the large American group Emerson. Emerson Marine is market leading within the marine business and offers integrated control and monitoring systems, valve remote control systems as well as monitoring of cargo and service tanks and flow solutions for all types of ships and offshore units. The headquarter is placed in Naestved, Denmark where you will also find production facilities. We also have production facilities in Ry, Denmark (software house), Sweden, South Korea and China. Furthermore, we are represented by sales and/ or service sites in marine strategic countries like Sweden, Greece, UAE, Singapore, Holland, Turkey and USA. Marine has 550 employees worldwide of which approximately 160 are placed in Denmark.






  • Lead New Product Development according to Stage-Gate model
  • Drive innovation processes and lead feasibility studies
  • Be proactive in driving new insights to a matureness level, where it will be possible to evaluate the potential
  • Work with external knowledge hubs in the conceptualization phase, like marine hubs, universities, etc
  • Lead a smaller New Product Development team and ensure they develop competencies in line with the needs
  • Set the right team to be successful with the project to manage risk and a fast time to market
  • Report status and Progress on Gate/Steering Committee meetings
  • Keep Portfolio dashboard updated with key achievement dates and key business case parameters
  • Follow the launched products to application 1 year after launching with an update on booking performance
  • Conduct a retrospective with comparison to the original business case





  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Previous proven experience in R&D engineering,
  • Proven project management skills for several cross-functional product developments
  • Flexible, well organized, and forward-thinking
  • Able to work in an autonomous manner and to take initiatives
  • Proficiency in English; other EU language is a plus.
  • Interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal skills to facilitate effective communication of technical ideas





You are passionate about pursuing new technologies and anticipate future trends. You seize opportunities and create competitive strategies in order to build and deliver solutions that meet and exceed customer expectations. You are committed to following the highest quality standards in our customer interactions.



By joining Emerson as a Research and Development Project Manager & Team Leader, you will be working at the heart of our business. This means that the skills and business insight gained can serve as an invaluable foundation toward developing your career within our global organization. We offer plentiful opportunities for advancement and support this through our formal personal development planning process.


Our on-boarding program uses a blended learning approach to get you up and running as quickly as possible. You benefit from Emerson certified trainers with extensive knowledge of our customers, products and applications.


At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.


We encourage and support several Employee-led Resources Groups that promote a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Our global Women in Stem initiative gives you the opportunity to connect with local peers that share the same interest, to promote the diversity & inclusion and early STEM education and to benefit from professional development to access leadership opportunities.


Our LGBTQ+A Group empowers our workforce regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation and supports the inclusion and professional development of all employees.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.



Are you interested?


For more information about the job please contact Director R&D and Solution Management

Bo Stenlev Frederiksen, telephone no. 5578 7200.


We are looking forward to receiving your application exclusively via our career portal (application deadline 4th of May) of Form

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Åderupvej 41
4700 Næstved
4700 Næstved
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