Automation Manager


Region: Mechelen
Country: Belgium



Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 27/05/2024
Job Reference: AMTC_1714387459

Automation Manager

Job Title: Head of Automation/Automation Manager

Location: Mechelen, Flemish Region, Belgium

Industry: Manufacturing

Workplace type: Hybrid (3 days on-site and 2 days remote)

Languages: Dutch and English

Manufacturing in Belgium is picking up again and Our client near Mechelen is looking for an Automation Manager to take on the challenge of work the with them. They believe strength and growth comes from new knowledge and experience that you can bring into the team. This is why they are looking for someone to join their every growing company.

What you need to have:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering or automation.
  • You are strong in problem-solving, stress-resistant and flexible.
  • At least five years of experience in automation in the industry. Experience in the process industry is a plus
  • in-depth knowledge of Siemens PLC or Beckhoff
  • Team minded, you contribute to our collegial and relaxed atmosphere

What you will be doing:

  • Leading a small or mid-size Electrical & Automation engineering team during the execution of the project.
  • Managing vendors and subcontractors to get their timely contribution to the project.
  • Ensuring automation projects are successfully implemented, ensuring correct knowledge ownership in the running operations; ensuring the vendor delivers according to contractual expectations
  • Guiding the internal stakeholders and the supplier in the approach towards improvements and desired results. Increasing the standardization of automation solutions to improve speed in answering to customer needs / requirements.

If this positions is something that is interesting to you please apply today.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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