Career pathway – potential to grow with the company
Attractive health coverage - majority covered by the company (health, dental and vision)
Personal Time Off – 4 weeks
Train access within the building
Modern downtown office – enjoy the spectacular staff breakout lounge
Scenic view of the river from the 31st Floor
Flexible work schedule
Team Functions – family and company events

This is NewCold
NewCold is a Global leader in cold chain logistics with a focus on the development and operation of large, highly automated cold stores. NewCold strives to be crucial in the cold chain of leading food companies, by offering advanced logistic services worldwide. We use latest technology that empowers our people, to handle food responsibly and guarantee food safety in a sustainable way. We challenge the industry, believe in long-term partnerships, and deliver solid investment opportunities that enable next generation logistic solutions.

NewCold is one of the fastest growing companies in cold chain logistics (within the top 5 of our industry). We are on a rapid growth phase. More information on NewCold can be found on www.newcold.com and our social media.

The Development department is responsible for the development of all NewCold projects worldwide. As Material Handling Equipment (MHE) is key within our projects, we have a team of dedicated MHE-professionals. For this team of professionals, we are looking for a functional expert who can lead this team.

What will you do?
-As director you are responsible for managing the North America team and all the technical works related to the Material Handling Equipment throughout the entire life cycle of a project including support in the use phase of the Warehouse.
-Managing the department
-Develop and deliver multi-year strategies to drive and monitor improvement of our Material Handling Equipment
-Create a motivational and supportive environment in which the Material Handling Engineers are challenged and supported
-Managing the projects
-Provide support to business development on developing realistic and efficient Material Handling Solutions for the applicable business case
-Subsequently lead the design of the Material Handling Equipment for our projects
-In that respect manage the MHE-professionals in preparing the tender packages for the specific suppliers
-Lead and support the team of Material Handling Equipment Project Managers
-Support Asset management
-Monitor the engineering process based on quality and Total Cost of Ownership
-Cooperate with operations on continuous improvement of the Material Handling Equipment
-Work with the European Team on further developing MHE engineering and project management standards

What do you bring to the table?

-Master or Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or qualified equivalent experience in related field
-10+ years of experience in Managing Material Handling teams
-Evidence of a strong background in Material Handling Engineering (system integrators, Material Handling Suppliers, Engineering firms)
-Willing to travel on a fairly regular basis (30%)
-Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment
-Professional communication skills in English


Posted Date1/24/23
Job TypeFull Time
ContactJohn Cooper
Contact Email
Address1500 W Madison Street
Address2Suite 3501
Zip/Postal Code60661
CountryUnited States of America

Job Functions

Facilities Planning
Information Technology
Inventory Control
Project Management
Supply Chain Management

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