At Vulcan, we are united by the idea of a more sustainable and independent supply of energy and raw materials for Europe. We are pioneers in the field of CO2-neutral lithium extraction and have developed an innovative and forward-looking technology for this purpose. We bring together talents and experts from over 30 nations and work passionately and wholeheartedly towards our goal of accelerating the transformation to a climate-neutral mobility and energy industry. With companies like Stellantis and Volkswagen, we already have strong partners who support us on our way to becoming a market leader.
Be the first with us!

As Downstream Project Controls Manager (m/f/d) you become part of the Project Management Office Team in Karlsruhe.

Your mission

  • You work with the rest of the Project Management Service group in planning, coordinating and executing day-to-day operations and governance including interface and stakeholder management to other teams.
  • You are in charge of designing and executing appropriate execution strategies for different downstream projects under the integrated projects umbrella.
  • On a frequent basis you define how to improve, optimise and recover individual or integrated project schedules, cost estimates and reporting for Vulcan group.
  • You are responsible for all change management/ risk management in downstream projects and you support the development and roll out all project controlling standards and procedures for project execution functions.
  • Furthermore you develop governance models and delegation of authority suited for a lean, agile and fast moving company.

  • You have already worked in similar positions in the field of plant or power plant construction (ideally in the construction of chemical plants, oil & gas industry, mining, renewable energy or comparable) and have at least 5 years of experience in project execution and project controls.
  • You are an experienced leader who develops the strategic foundations and project execution standards for your team and ensures that the team members can deliver their top performance.
  • You are a professional in the areas of change management or risk management of downstream projects.
  • Your expertise covers the fields of project scheduling, project controlling, document controlling and project management of downstream projects.

  • Flexible working hours as well as possibility for mobile working (possible on a daily basis by arrangement)
  • 30 days vacation (based on a 5-day week)
  • Onboarding program “Vulcan Starter Days“, including a visit to the power plant and our pilot plant for the lithium extraction
  • Sports and leisure activities – EGYM Wellpass with 15,00 € incl. VAT. contribution per month, regular company events, after-work sports groups.
  • Corporate benefits platform with many attractive discount offers
  • Responsible job shaping a CO2-neutral future in Europe
  • Exciting, responsible and varied activities with room for own ideas
  • Room for professional and personal development with individual training opportunities