Project Manager (M/F) – Automation and warehouse optimization

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Project Manager (M/F) – Automation and warehouse optimization
Kallo (BE)

Worldwide “KATOEN NATIE GROUP” combines engineering as well as the latest technologies to offer customized client oriented logistical solutions. These solutions are provided to a large variety of big and small companies, active in a large range of sectors or industries. The Business Unit Supply Chain Engineering (BU SCE), located at Kallo, is specialized in the design, supply, installation and delivery of industrial installations

Due to expansion, the BU Supply Chain Engineering is looking for a Project Manager.

  • Project management for projects with purchase value up to 25 Mio Eur for new or existing operations / clients
  • Your projects will be focussed on 2 main parts:
    • Replace less productive, heavy or monotonous work by technology (such as packaging machines, AGV’s, conveyors, ASRS…)
    • Find the optimal warehouse setup take into account the storage density and operational impact (such as installing racks, mezzanines…)
  • You will be responsible for the:
    • Engineering (analysis, design, budget, planning)
    • Purchasing (price requests and contract negotiations with suppliers),
    • Implementation (follow-up of planning and budget, have commercial, technical and coordination meetings with colleagues, internal and external customers)


  • Higher education. (Master in –electro-mechanics or equivalent by experience)
  • Good communicator
  • Broad technical interest, both practical and theoretical
  • Wide interest in automation technology
  • You have good language skills (Dutch, English and French)
  • You are familiar with MS office and Autocad
  • Customer-friendly attitude
  • Autonomous, dynamic, flexible, creative, solution driven and eager to learn
  • Hands-on approach and goal-oriented
  • Team player (good leadership and social skills)
  • Experience in project management is an asset
  • Knowledge of process control (PLC) is an asset
  • You will work in Kallo, but you are prepared to travel for short assignments abroad
No experience needed
  • An exciting and varied function with responsibility
  • The space to take initiatives and shape your function and personality
  • A no-nonsense corporate culture
  • An attractive salary
  • School leavers receive internal training
Dave Van Tendeloo

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