Senior Engineer

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Hunkemöller’s looking for a Senior Engineer. As Snr Engineer you will be responsible for smooth running of our new, fully automated DC in Almere. Example of the duties involved are the fault finding and preventative maintenance on a range of automation equipment (Conveyors, ASRS AMRs and ancillary equipment) Reporting to the Facilities and Engineering Manager you will be the subject matter expert (SME) on all things automation within the operation and together with a team of Maintenance Technicians you will ensure smooth running and measurable ‘up-time’ of the equipment and systems.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Be the SME for the main automation components on the site (Conveyors including Spirals, ASRS, AMRs, Label Applicators, Carton Erectors) and the ancillary services.
  • Help manage the third-party providers for the maintenance of the automation, and key ancillary services.
  • Procurement of these services alongside The Facilities and Engineering Manager and our Procurement team (contract scoping and negotiation)
  • Help with the procurement of spare parts direct from the OEM and not always relying on the system supplier.
  • Train and mentor the maintenance technicians on the various equipment types to take over the Preventative Maintenance duties from the suppliers post warranty.
  • Project manage changes and upgrades as the site develops.


What you will need

  • 10+ years’ experience in an automation and engineering field with an in-depth knowledge of both the hardware and software components of an automated DC.
  • Higher level Diploma or Degree in an engineering discipline
  • Siemens PLC experience essential.
  • Procurement experience, particularly in engineering services, spare parts and consumables
  • Knowledge of Preventative Maintenance Systems and ability to set-up and use a dedicated site-based system.
  • Project Management Skills
  • Enjoys working across multiple departments with multiple people
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch
  • Your previous experience may have come from time with an automated system supplier, user or both.


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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.


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