Are you an experienced technical manager, born networker, a little stubborn and looking for a place where you can build upon decades of processing know-how while defining and enabling industry 4.
0 poultry processing with innovation engineering? Then this might be your next job.
For our Marel Poultry organization we are looking forward to welcome you as our new :
Manager Mechnical Design Engineering
About the job
As Manager Mechanical Design Engineering you are responsible for leading the Mechanical Engineering team (20 FTE) within our R&D department, which includes mechanical engineering and the basic concepts of hardware and software.
You secure the technical integrity of developed solutions developed through our multidisciplinary product development process.
We stand for unique, best in class solutions where mechanics, software and controls are an integral approach from the start.
You are part of the innovation management team within Marel Poultry.
Main tasks :
The Manager Mechanical Design Engineering is responsible to deliver input for the vision and creation of the Innovation strategy for Poultry and creating the 3-5 year product roadmap in close cooperation with R&D and translating these into operational goals with timely delivery.
Creating and executing a functional strategy which will strengthen innovation, accelerate time to market and boost operational excellence.
Monitor, analyse and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency to make sure identified KPIs are achieved.
Responsible for the quality of the development and execution of engineering taken into account serviceability, design, cost price and manufacturability, robustness.
Manage and keep building on a well-balanced team of high level engineers delivering added value in the solutions developed.
Understand and stay up-to-date with the technical developments market, like tooling / software, processes and global trends within the Engineering area by cooperating and developing together with strategic partners.
Gain and share knowledge with non-competitive OEM’ers and partners.
Willingness to invest in gaining and maintaining a good understanding of the need of the worldwide poultry market both behind the desk and in the field.
Build up a network with knowledge institutes. Use the network, knowledge and experience to identify technologies which can contribute to new developments and applications.
Represent Poultry innovation engineering within the network organization on local and global level, build a network and ensure proper stakeholder management.
Facilitate a culture where people are pro-active, stimulating learning environment, feel personally responsible, go the extra mile.
You are capable to set a vision and creating a roadmap. You are known as a valued manager who is able to connect people, build bridges within a network organization, set tasks and goals, and support the people in your team to both achieve them and grown in their roles.
If your profile matches the requirements below, you might be our potential new Manager Mechanical Design Engineering.
A Master’s degree or equivalent by work experience.
5+ years experience in a management position.
Experience with the creation and rollout of a roadmap (product and organizational) in an innovation / R&D environment.
Capable to translate your knowledge and experience of the market and its technology towards the right direction for your department.
Familiarity with engineering concepts (system engineering, concept development, engineering tooling like Creo and Matlab, etc.).
Extensive knowledge and experience of products, processes, and materials in a technical environment.
Affinity with a production and assembly environment, preferably within the food processing industry.
Good command of both Dutch and English.
Global travel required (20-30%).
Working at Marel means working at a multinational with many chances to develop yourself, take responsibility and show initiative.
We offer an exciting job with a representative base salary, attractive secondary benefits (according to CAO Metalektro) in an international atmosphere that supports the company’s vision, and exhibit Marel’s core values Unity, Innovation and Excellence.