Director of Material Handling Engineering (MHE), North America job vacancy in Newcold Advanced Cold Logistics – Jobs in Illinois

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Job Details
Company Name :
Newcold Advanced Cold Logistics
Company Location :
Chicago, IL 60661
Job Position :
Director of Material Handling Engineering (MHE), North America
Job Category :
Jobs in Illinois

Job Description :

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 break out 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 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

Who are we looking for?

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

Are you up for the job?
If you want to be empowered to make a difference this may very well be the opportunity you are seeking! If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to apply, please make sure that you leave your CV. Suitable candidates will be invited for a first interview with our Global VP.
Why would you want to work for NewCold?
With the prospect of many new construction projects all over the world, NewCold offers the opportunity to join a young but powerful company in the field of logistic services. We have the ambition and the potential to rapidly become the market leader in the field of modern and automated cold storage with additional supply chain services such as transport and distribution. Although our proposition comprises an attractive benefits and compensation package, the (international) scope and impact of the position may appeal to you even more.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $160,000.00 – $175,000.00 per year

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


10 hour shift
8 hour shift


Bachelor’s (Required)

Work Location: One location

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