International Project Director Real Estate

The growth of 247TailorSteel since its founding has been spectacular, but it’s not over yet. From 2024, the company that specializes in cutting and bending metal to order wants to open three new factories every year. However, to make this ambitious goal a reality, it needs an experienced person who can find suitable locations in selected European regions such as Germany, Austria and France. Are you ready to take on this pivotal role?

247TailorSteel has been operating for 15 years in the sheet steel machining industry. It provides customized laser-cut sheet and tube material. Today, thousands of customers use Sophia®, its digital 247TailorSteel portal, to order customized cut- metal plates, tubes and bended parts.

Behind 247TailorSteel’s rapid growth is the opening of new locations, the improvement of existing processes and the fostering of innovations. The company is now focused on a subsequent spurt of growth and the continuing increase in the number of factory locations. The goal is three factories a year from 2024. Every production unit will offer employment to approx. 250 employees.

Your role as International Project Director Real Estate

As International Project Director Real Estate, you will play a key role helping 247TailorSteel achieve its next growth phase. You will be completely responsible for the opening of its new factory locations. In other words, creating commercial visibility for the company in new areas and countries.

The first step is to identify, based on generated sales, the location of the next factory, which will support 247TailorSteel’s growth in that region. The successful planning and execution of the entire real estate project will be in your hands: you will be fully responsible for the drawing up the financial and commercial proposal, for finding the main contractor, and for completing the development project on time and within budget. To ensure the plant becomes a reality, you will have to rely on your organizational, time-management and leadership skills.

As International Project Director Real Estate, you will report to the CEO and work intensively with the COO.

Your profile

You are the ultimate planner. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and a commercial mindset. You think in terms of opportunities, where decisions are taken on the basis of in-depth analyses. You are driven to succeed, and you can motivate colleagues, senior managers and other stakeholders to approve your plans and make them a reality. You can also deploy people and resources in such a way that goals are successfully met.

You opt for the pragmatic approach rather than a theoretical model; you naturally take charge of situations and give clear direction to all stakeholders when necessary. As a real team player, you have excellent communication skills. You are a positive and open person. Moreover, you have the ability to maintain a proper overview and effectively manage several projects at once.

  • The person we are looking for also has the following:
  • A relevant vocational or academic degree (e.g. engineering or civil engineering)
  • At least 10-15 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with an industrial mid-market environment
  • Experience with getting things done in diverse cultural settings
  • Strong analytical skills, with a focus on feasible implementation
  • A good command of German and English (spoken and written)

What is 247TailorSteel offering you?

247TailorSteel is offering a fascinating and multi-faceted position that is vital for the continuing growth of the organization. In short, you will have a job which has a lot of impact.

247TailorSteel is known for its open, direct and informal work atmosphere. Decisions are taken rapidly, provided they are substantiated. Everyone is approachable and works to an open-door policy. They work hard but they also make time for relaxation, with the annual staff party a particular highpoint.

247TailorSteel is subject to the Metal and Engineering Collective Labour Agreement (FME). In addition to a competitive salary, there is potential for a bonus and a company car.

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