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Industrial Engineer, European air operations (based in Liège, Belgium)

Company details

FedEx is one of the world’s largest package, freight, and express transportation companies, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. The TNT Euro Hub located at Liege Airport is one of the main sorting centers in Europe and since the acquisition of TNT by FedEx, also part of the FedEx worldwide network.

The Planning & Engineering team, for EU Air Hubs and Ramps, based in Liège (Airport) is focusing on different air hub & ramp project activities in all European air points / flight points: providing guidance to country cross-functional teams on deliverables & timelines, progress tracking, issue elevation and resolution, and priority setting.

The P&E team for EU Air Hubs and Ramps at Liège Hub is looking for an experienced:

Industrial Engineer, European air operations

(Based in Liège, BELGIUM)

Function

The purpose of the job:

Deployment and management of operational improvement programs in the European Air point infrastructure.

As Industrial Engineer, European air operations, you will:

  • Manage all projects of all EU air hubs & ramps project activities.
  • Develop the overall project plan/roadmap, monitoring and supporting detailed project planning and execution.
  • Steer various cross-functional country teams, e.g.: Operations, HR, IT, Health & Safety, Planning & Engineering, Training…
  • Track milestones and report regularly up to Executive level (e.g., steerco, status/progress reporting, risk, and issue management)

Profile

The ideal Industrial Engineer, European air operations, has very strong analytical (numeric & strategic) and process thinking capabilities and has the following profile:

  • More than 5 years of working experience and understanding of parcel/freight transportation industry processes and a solid understanding of HUBS and Ramps operations.
  • Successful experience in leading cross-functional project teams in a logistic or production environment with a good understanding of project management principles & tools.
  • Project Management qualifications or experience (certified Prince 2 or PMP) is a plus.
  • Ability to interact effectively throughout various functional groups and hierarchical levels.
  • Ability to lead internal cross-functional teams to fast-cycle strategic developments.
  • University degree, preferably in (Business) engineering.
  • Abie to convert data into relevant information and able to use modeling tools to translate volumes & assumptions into accurate and realistic resource & productivity plans.
  • Very flexible and adaptable with a good general business understanding + willingness to travel to various FedEx locations in Europe.
  • Hands-on initiative taker willing to go ‘in the field’ to observe and analyze operation processes + pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent knowledge of English is a must (working language) and a good working knowledge of French.

ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE IN POSSESSION OF THE REQUIRED PASSPORT/WORK VISA TO BE ABLE TO WORK IN BELGIUM. FEDEX DOES NOT SPONSOR THESE REQUIREMENTS.

Language

English + French

Offer

FedEx/TNT offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. The company also takes pride in the career development programs that are offered to the employees as part of the TNT and FedEx’s people-oriented philosophy.

Please apply with a CV in English!

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other keywords: project management, engineering projects, project engineering, Logistics, Air transport, Express transportation, HUB operations, Optimisation processes, process engineering, Production engineer, Transport, Logistics managegement, supply chain

  • Placed on:Thu 14 January 2021
  • Location: Liege Airport

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