Engineering Manager

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Hunkemöller’s looking for an Engineering Manager. As Engineering Manager you will be operationally responsible for both the hard and soft services of our new, fully automated DC in Almere as well as the close out of our legacy sites in Hilversum, Bunschoten and Almere. (including Dilapidations) For example: think of managing a team of on-site engineers, 3rd party automation suppliers, other 3rd party service providers (i.e. utilities and HVAC services) and the procurement of such services along with the necessary parts and articles needed to keep all sites functioning. Together with your team you will ensure that there is more structure, reliability and measurability as a key support function for the site GM. Join our journey of being a much loved, social & inclusive brand and contribute to our success.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Manager a team with their daily operational tasks such as fault finding and preventative maintenance on a range of automation (Conveyors, ASRS, AMRs and other machinery), site facilities such as power, pneumatics and waste; office services and all operational machinery
  • Manage the third-party providers for the maintenance of the automation, the building, the cleaning, the canteen and other ancillary services
  • Procurement of these services alongside our Procurement team (contract scoping and negotiation)
  • Procurement of spare parts direct from the OEM and not always relying on the system supplier.
  • Project manage changes and upgrades as the site develops.
  • Manage internal moves and office placement in relation to the “New Ways Of Working" strategy.
  • Daily operations in HQ / Office facility administration and any small upkeep/tasks
  • Planning and implementation of maintenance and servicing work
  • Participate and on occasion lead the negotiations with third parties for local suppliers, towards our internal customers

What you will need

  • 10+ years’ experience in an automation and engineering management field with an affinity for both hard and soft services needed in an automated DC.
  • Higher level Diploma or Degree in an engineering discipline
  • Siemens PLC experience preferred – but not essential.
  • Procurement experience, particularly in engineering services, spare parts and consumables
  • Knowledge of Preventative Maintenance Systems and ability to procure and set-up a dedicated site-based system.
  • Project Management Skills including Budget control.
  • Enjoys working across multiple departments with multiple people.
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch (preferred)

Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved, social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2023, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

Together Tomorrow – Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you'll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

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