Project Manager

  • Attractive
  • Belgium Antwerpen Olen
  • Contract
  • Petrochemical
Our client is a global player in material technology. A stable international group and at the same time a top Belgian company with four locations in our country. They develop technologies and produce materials for high-performance solar cells used in satellites, rechargeable batteries, LED applications, catalysts… Through recycling, we recover valuable metals from, among other things, laptops and mobile phones.

Primary Tasks & Responsibilities
Within the Project Engineering department, you will set up and lead technical industrial projects, from idea to realization. These projects are carried out for production facilities, infrastructure, and R&D.

You are ultimately responsible for all aspects of your project:
• Responsible for defining the project scope. In consultation with the client:
a. Defining specific deliverables: what is complete when the project is finished?
b. Defining constraints (budget, planning).
• Responsible for assembling and leading the project team.
• Responsible for the technical design of the entire project.
• Responsible for preparing specifications / tender documents for orders, engineering firms, and contractors (both internal and external).
• Responsible for the selection of orders, engineering firms, and contractors. Also consider specific resources, e.g., designers, but also outsourcing (part) projects.
• Directing and monitoring all resources, both internal and external.
• Maintaining contact with the client throughout the project to capture and assess changes. If agreed upon, implementing them in the project (scope changes).
• Reporting to stakeholders.

Technical profile requirements
• You are an engineer with a minimum of 5yrs professional experience and already managed industrial projects
• At least 3 years of experience leading technical industrial project
• Experience within Electromechanics is preferred
• Technical knowledge of other disciplines such as electromechanics, chemistry are a plus
• Knowledge and application of all common project management aspects.
• Academic thinking level (analytical but also helicopter view).
• Technical knowledge such as electromechanics, chemistry.
• Good reporting skills.

Non-Technical profile requirements
• Team player, communicative at all levels (clients, colleagues, suppliers, higher management…). You can manage and coach a team.
• You have broad experience and great interest in technology, engineering, and project management.

Language Proficiencies
• Dutch: fluent
• English: Very Good

• 100% onsite at Umicore Olen


• first interview via teams
• second interview onsite

• Start in September
• First contract till end of year 2024
• extension possible

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