Project Manager


About SpinDrive

SpinDrive improves the energy efficiency of industrial processes by providing active magnetic bearings (AMB) to equipment manufacturers in a simple and affordable way. We are a Finnish cleantech start-up company with a multinational team and high expectations towards fast international growth. 

With SpinDrive AMB technology the rotational part of the electrical machine is levitated with electromagnets which completely eliminates friction. It improves process energy efficiency, reduces maintenance costs and provides a completely oil-free system reducing customer equipment lifecycle costs by 35%. SpinDrive customers are global leading manufacturers of turbomachinery and other rotating equipment. We are commercializing years of research and looking for a person not just to close a position but to join the team and enhance our product development. 


Project Manager

We design and manufacture customer-specific active magnetic bearings. We are now looking for a new team member – a SpinDriver – who will take responsibility for managing customer projects. You will work closely with our design team, account management, and with our counterparts on the customers’ and suppliers’ sides.  

We expect the new team member to manage and drive our customer projects. The position requires good collaboration with our engineering team. You should feel comfortable in the customer and supplier interface. You keep all strings in your hands during the project and keep the team up to date on the project status. 

We provide an opportunity to work in a dynamic team. You can significantly influence the company’s operational performance and customer satisfaction. You will have the opportunity to utilize your ideas and experience in a high-tech projects and be part of the fast growth. You will get a high degree of freedom and excellent support from your SpinDrive colleagues. You will have a great opportunity to discover cutting edge technology and support the fight against climate change with your personal effort. 

This is a full-time, on-site position located in Helsinki or Lappeenranta, Finland. You will start by learning about SpinDrive active magnetic bearing solution and the typical customer project workflow 

We support your well-being by offering comprehensive occupational health care services, insurance, as well as various benefits including sports and culture benefits (Smartum). We encourage our employees to participate in educational activities to strengthen their expertise. 

This position fits very well to all genders and we follow our Gender Equality Plan in all our operations. 


Your responsibilities:

  • Manage the project’s overall schedule and ensure that SpinDrive’s deliverables meet the customers’ requirements 
  • Actively collaborate cross-functionally with engineering, manufacturing partners, quality, and account management to ensure seamless project execution and communication 
  • Manage the order-delivery process with the suppliers 
  • Create project plans, drive sufficient documentation, follow up on agreed timelines, and communicate the status with all stakeholders 


About you:

To be successful in this role, we believe you bring the following: 

  • Demonstrated experience in working as a Project Manager preferably in the machine manufacturing industry 
  • Experience in working with suppliers in conjunction with project management 
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously 
  • Strong communication and interaction skills as well as ability to cooperate with several stakeholders 
  • Proactiveness, perseverance, ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure 
  • Outgoing team player and a “can do” attitude 
  • Experience and knowledge of rotating and high-speed machinery helps you in this position 
  • Good command of English language is needed. Finnish language skills help you in this position but is not a must 

Please send your application by 10.3.2024. 


Job location 

Helsinki or Lappeenranta, Finland 

You’ll report to company’s COO Nikita Uzhegov  



Send your CV and motivation letter in English to:   

If you have any questions please call Business Development Director, Ole Martola, +358 50 518 8569. 


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