Project Manager – Automated Solutions

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Project Manager – Automated Solutions

Worldwide “KATOEN NATIE” 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 (BU) Consumer Goods & Industry manages the complete supply chain flow from several Business Lines like Textiles, DIY products, Pharmaceuticals, Sporting Goods, Aftermarket logistics and E-commerce. KATOEN NATIE has 181 sites in 40 countries in Europe, North America, South America and the Far East and has more than 18.000 people active in operational, staff and management functions.

The Business Unit Consumer Goods & Industry manages the European supply chain for customers within several sectors (“business lines”) such as DIY, Home Improvement, Apparel & Footwear, Health- and Personal Care, (Pet)food, Aftermarket and E-Commerce.

Job description


  • Be a key partner in the success of the KTN Development Strategy by providing all support and skills to the Business Support Activities i.e. producing innovative, workable, effective solutions and assuring their implementation
  • Participate to RFQ/RFI processes with regards to automation and deliver competitive offers on Customer Tenders
  • Analyse potential of automation for existing operations and future potential projects
  • Optimize existing processes and implement automated solutions

Overall Responsibilities

  • Analyses of logistical data to design and/or evaluate the correct automated solution (processes, warehouse layout, systems)
  • Answer RFI’s and RFQ – data analysis – process design – validate with operations
  • Design logistics concepts which should be based on customer requirements (including process descriptions and ABC price calculations)
  • Study the current concepts on the basis of profitability, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Fit-Gap Process Analyses related to WMS functionalities
  • Project Management for the implementation of automated solutions (new start-ups as well as automation of actual operations): coordination of projects from A to Z with a focus on people management
  • Master degree or similar by experience
  • Experience in a logistic or production environment
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience with (logistics) automation projects f.e. pick-to-light, pallet sorters, mini-load,...
  • Perfect English, other languages are a plus
2 years
  • An exciting job in a leading dynamic company with no-nonsense culture.
  • A job with high responsibility and lots of variety.
  • An attractive salary package.
Jan De Dieu
+32 3 570 6124
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