Project Leader Engineering

Project Leader Engineering

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The Company

Vanderlande is the market leader in efficient logistics process automation within the airports and parcel sector. In addition, we are a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses.  

Vanderlande has a strong strategic partnership with Heathrow Airport. Heathrow, with more than 80 million passengers a year, is the most active airport in Europe having the most connections to other airports. All these passengers expect their luggage to reach the same destination. That’s where Vanderlande comes in as a strategic partner with full responsibility for the performance and maintenance of Heathrow’s baggage handling systems.  

Your Role

In the challenging and responsible position of Project Leader Engineering, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande.

You will be performing the following tasks:

  • Managing the Planning of engineering projects by being a stakeholder manager including creating and owning the engineering project plan

  • Technical lead of internal and external teams to successful project execution

  • Controlling the budget of engineering projects proactively by identifying risk and opportunities and evaluating engineering scope and modifications, including an ongoing reporting

  • Managing the Technical Solution including being responsible for the delivery of (sub-)systems with the right quality by acting as a Technical business partner to customers and other external parties

  • Execution of health and safety analysis and ensuring implementation thereof in the design

  • Continuously improving upon own and others project management processes, including community development and best practices to support better individual and collective engineering project delivery

What we expect from you

You are passionate about creating a great customer experience, Vanderlande is the place for you! Therefore, you act as a proactive and strong team player combined with a flexible and great service mindset.

We expect the following from you:

  • Relevant Degree in mechanical, electrical or controls engineering

  • Appropriate years of experience managing complex engineering projects of demanding customers
    in a dynamic and system-critical environment including the technical lead of multidiscipline teams

  • Qualified Project Management knowledge combined with proficient expertise within engineering projects, ideally within material handling systems (Electrical/Mechanical/LLC/HLC/Safety)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills combined with proficient usage of MS Office

Our Offer

This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries. We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development.

Besides your salary, we offer you the following:

  • 28 holiday days plus 8 bank holidays

  • Hybrid working policy

  • Performance related pay  

  • Bupa Medical Cover and YuLife   

  • Perkbox includes things such as free eye tests at Specsavers including discounts on Glasses, free cinema vouchers and a weekly free coffee from Nero or sausage roll at Greggs! Along with hundreds of savings on day to day shopping, trips etc. 

Contact

If you want to take on this demanding challenge in a dynamic environment, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information contact Daniel Krause, Recruiter, on +49 2161 6800 455.

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