Program Manager Technology
Are you ready to move the world of Technology forward towards automation and material handling solutions? We are looking for an experienced manager who can lead our WORKCELLS development stream!
In Technology (R&D), no two days are the same. Our activities are based all over the world and each project is different. These projects improve the business of our external customers within the Parcel, Airports and Warehousing markets. Our talented program and project managers are committed to solve the next challenge and are enhancing Vanderlande's competitive position.
You will report into the Technology department and you will be in the lead of a several teams in the WORKCELLS stream. WORKCELLS is the stream for operator or robotic solutions serving both Parcel, Airports and Warehousing Solutions business units. The output are different physical and smart modules (operator or robotic managed) as part of our total material handling solutions.
WORKCELLS is setup as a fully cross functional team, consisting out of Solution Development, Sales, Engineering, and project execution and service specialist enabling us to develop and deliver and integral solution.
The Technology department is continuously improving the way of working to create as much value as possible in an innovative way. As such also a transition to a more scaled agile way of working is being implemented. Therefore, this function is also interesting for Release Train Engineers.
As the Program Manager WORKCELLS development you are responsible for the execution of multiple interdependent product development projects running in parallel. Additional complexity comes from the fact that several modules are being developed in-house and other modules (hardware and software) are developed by partners. The WORKCELLS development organization consists of an architecture and integration team, multi-disciplinary equipment development teams and a OT module (Software) development teams. At this moment multiple development projects are running in parallel with a total development team size of approximately 40 FTE (internal and external).
As the Program Manager WORKCELLS development you are responsible for delivering the different solutions to the Vanderlande platform organization with the agreed scope, the requested quality and within the agreed time and budget. Identifying and mitigating program risks and opportunities are crucial for you and your stakeholders. You constantly ensure that the program scope and timeline is in line with the priorities as defined by the stakeholders . New development or features on existing equipment or software will be executed in the agile framework.
Your qualifications and skills
Within this dynamic project environment, you feel energized by connecting, motivating and persuading people within the development teams and bring forth the best in them.
You have a Master Degree and a great affinity with technology
You have at least 6 years of relevant working experience as project or program manager for technical product or equipment development projects
You have a proven track record in leading (international) teams of technical specialists
Agile experience is required
You are experienced in stakeholder- and time management
You are a smart self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy working in an innovative and developing environment
You are result-oriented and have a pro-active approach
You have a continuous improvement focus and attitude
You are willing to travel internationally (up to 20%)
This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands.
We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.
Besides your salary, we offer you the following:
27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime)
Flexible working hours
Collective Pension and insurance
Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.
This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programmes, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).
If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit careers.vanderlande.com
If the position of Program manager WORKCELLS development appeals to you, then please apply by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and cover letter. For more information, please contact Yosif Chentouf (Senior Recruiter) at +31413495205.