Stakeholder Manager AGV


Reference Project Manager / Stakeholder Manager Mobile Robotics – AGV: 0330

Our Client: Company Profile

Our Client: Company Profile

Our client – Dematic NV (www.dematic.com) – is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. They are looking for a Project Manager / Stakeholder Manager. From self-propelled forklift trucks and automated guided in-floor chain conveyors to stacker cranes in high-bay warehouses, Dematic provides each customer with a customised solution. The Belgian headquarters are located in Zwijndrecht (near Antwerp). Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Dematic (formerly Egemin Automation) is now a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

A visit to the Zwijndrecht site reveals a group of committed employees working in teams on challenging projects and exciting developments shaping the future of supply chain automation. People passionate about innovative technology will certainly feel at home. Dematic has an open corporate culture where everyone is easily approachable. Finally, a lot of attention is given to internal mobility, coaching and education/training for every member of the Dematic family.

Stakeholder Manager Mobile Robotics – AGV

Alignment of multiple project teams with strategic roadmap / Communication & Project Management / Automated Guided Vehicles for warehouse automation / 20% travel / partial home working is possible / Also suitable for high potentials with limited experience

Function

Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are growing in complexity and capability. As a Project Manager / Stakeholder Manager you are the single point of contact (SPOC) for the different Operating Units (Dematic, Still, Linde – mainly Belgium and Germany based), who are focused on new automated guided vehicle developments. You align these Operating Units to make sure they stay on track in following the designed strategic roadmap. As a Project Manager / Stakeholder Manager you will rely heavily on your interpersonal and communication skills: it is of vital importance to create relationships of mutual understanding and trust with and between the Operating Units (each with its own history, focus and sensitivities).

  • You manage multiple vehicle development projects (ground up solutions based on current technology) with regard to scope, schedule and budget;
  • You are also the SPOC for the Belgian AGILE teams who design next generation mobile robotics for warehouse environments;
  • You work with technical leads and development project managers to define priorities and mitigate risk;
  • You communicate across AGILE teams and other groups (e.g. Procurement, Sales, Service, Production, Product management, Quality, Controlling…) to maintain alignment of development;
  • You work with Product Management on strategy for planning of future developments;
  • You communicate with the KION Center of Excellence about product capabilities and expectations;
Skills and Qualifications

  • You have a degree in engineering;
  • You are experienced in project management;
  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • You are diplomatic, open minded, flexible and creative;
  • Willingness to travel (20%);
  • Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of Dutch.
Offer

  • You’ll enjoy the benefits of an open company culture and you will be surrounded by people with a passion for technology;
  • An organization which promotes initiative and mutual consultation;
  • Lots of training and education opportunities contributing to your personal development;
  • Expand your horizons, both literally and figuratively;
  • Attractive and very complete remuneration package / partial home working possiblities.
Contact us!

If you believe you have what it takes to make things happen in this role, we would like to hear from you.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@vp-recruitment.be quoting “ref 0330”. Feel free to call Wim Vander meiren (0032 (0)489 585 566) or Manu Pauwels (0032 (0)489 585 565).