AGV Systems is a division of Oceaneering International with headquarters in the Netherlands, and globally active in the material handling industry. Oceaneering AGV Systems develops, produces, and markets Automated Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVs). Our products service industries including Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Entertainment, Electronics and Warehousing. Our automation solutions assist organizations in becoming more efficient and reducing operating costs.

Oceaneering AGV Systems employs around 80 staff members with offices in the Netherlands, Germany and the United States. Because the organization is expanding in Europe we are currently looking for our Utrecht, the Netherlands location for a

Project Manager


The Project Manager will be responsible for the realization of projects within the agreed time, budget and quality for international customers the world over. The Project Manager is in charge of the distribution of tasks within the various disciplines such as System Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Quality, Software Engineering, Manufacturing and Installation guided by the project plan.



  • Responsible for the entire programs for Key customer(s) in relation to quality, schedule and budget
  • Ability to manage multiple large scale projects at the same time
  • Manage the customer relation and setting the expectations for the customer
  • Primary Point of contact for the customer for the duration of the project;
  • Coaching and motivating other project team members;
  • Monitoring progress with the process owners;
  • Chairing project meetings and presentations with customers;
  • Monitor and maintain the project scope;
  • Identifying and negotiating on additional work;
  • Responsible for risk analysis and final evaluation of projects;
  • Set clear expectations with project team by defining project tasks and resource requirements;
  • Lead the planning and implementation of project;
  • Conduct full review of project scope, goals and deliverables;
  • Develop full scale project plans to include a project safety plan, project quality plan and risk management plan;
  • Manage ex procurements to include subcontract/vendor management.


  • Additional duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Project team.


Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to Manager of Programs, OASYS




  • Bachelor or Master of Engineering, Economics or Logistics/Technical related.
  • Minimum 10 years of PM experience.
  • Knowledge of logistics, Material Handling and industrial processes;
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment. Must have flexibility, responsiveness, and good judgment.
  • Advanced knowledge of project management software.
  • Excellent command of Dutch, English and German, French spoken and written.
  • Strong organizational skills.


Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows.

  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place
  • Work surface is stable (flat)
  • Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Job tasks are performed in close proximity to other people
  • Job requires to travel on a need by need basis to customers and suppliers internationally


Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.




  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported


Oceaneering AGV Systems offers:

A dynamic and innovative working environment related to automation and robotics technology. Your coworkers are committed and engaged engineers, who are passionate about our AGV’s. The atmosphere is informal, with short communication lines within a can-do culture. A Personal Profile Analysis and testing can be part of this procedure.


If your interest is piqued, we invite you to apply or tell a friend if you know somebody who would fit this profile. Direct your motivation letter and CV in English before 30 May 2017 to Rhea Fraser, preferably by email: For further information please refer to the website or you can call us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Oceaneering AGV Systems BV, Tractieweg 190, 3534 AP Utrecht, tel. 030 244 05 50.

Acquisition with regards to this vacancy is not appreciated.