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You have a passion for automation and wish to work in an innovative environment. As Automation manager, you are responsible for all automation and related maintenance. The focus is on innovation in the field of digitalization and automation on the one hand, and on day-to-day operations and coaching your team on the other.

Your role and responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the automation team spread over several automated warehouses and bear ultimate responsibility for performance
  • You ensure that the maintenance of the cranes is carried out at the right times
  • You follow up the weekly and monthly KPIs
  • You manage the budget and think critically about the needs
  • You provide the automation team with the necessary training to ensure compliance with safety regulations
  • You have a finger on the pulse mentality and closely monitor your team's weekly planning and leave arrangements
  • On a regular basis, you consult with the warehouse managers about possible improvements in both the short and long term
  • You promote and stimulate cleanliness and safety on the work floor
  • You strive for continuous service improvement in cooperation with the IT-OT manager (support, updates, contracts, etc.), in which cooperation with the service desk and IT Systems is very important
  • You initiate improvement processes within the warehouse to improve productivity
  • You are responsible for complying with the procedures described in the various ISO & IFS standards related to the site

Your profile

  • You have a Master's degree in Industrial Sciences (Electromechanics, IT, Automation,etc.) or similar through experience in PLC programming
  • You have at least 3-5 years' experience as a manager in an environment with automation and digitalization
  • You have experience in the FMCG sector
  • You are a real people manager and have a hands-on mentality
  • You have a healthy dose of assertiveness and combine this with excellent communication skills
  • You are efficient and result-oriented
  • You are strong in planning and organizing
  • You take initiative and enjoy a challenge


Our Offer

  • Full-time contract 

  • Training on the job, internal & external 

  • You will be given responsibility and, where necessary, support from an experienced team 

  • Personal growth within an international, family and dynamic environment 

  • Competitive salary including fringe benefits 


Do you want to excel together? 

Please send your resume to hr@ecs.be, or apply trough the website www.ecs.be