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Program Manager AGV / Mobile Robotics Development

Position type: Employee
Dematic NV – is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. 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 has an opportunity for:

Alignment of multiple project teams with strategic roadmap / Communication & Project Management / Automated Guided Vehicles for warehouse automation / 20% travel 

Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are growing in complexity and capability. As a Program 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 Program 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 understand what it takes to develop/make a (technical) product;
  • Experience in the field of automation is an obvious asset;
  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • You are diplomatic, open minded, flexible and creative;
  • You have experience in an AGILE (development) environment;
  • Willingness to travel (20%);
  • Excellent knowledge of English and good command of German. Knowledge of Dutch or other languages is a plus.

  • 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.

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