Founded in 1999, MHS is a full-service provider of innovative material handling systems that solve the challenges of distribution and fulfillment operations. We build, engineer and maintain systems for some of the biggest companies in the world, including UPS, FedEx, Walmart, Amazon and others. MHS is already one of the 10 largest material handling system suppliers worldwide, and we only expect to continue growing. We’re looking for top talent to be part of the journey.
As International Site Manager you are responsible for the on-site Installation of Large and or complex material handling systems, including the coordination of commissioning and testing activities and hand over to our customers. Together with the Project Director you determine and manage the expectations of the customer, the recourse requirements of subcontractors and the logistics of required plant and equipment. You lead the site team and you highly value Health & Safety and environmental guidelines, regulations and behaviors. You report directly to the Installation Manager and the Project Director of the Project, regarding progress and site-related activities. Travel is part of the job, an average of 80%.
Duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for the coordination and control of the on-site construction of the material handling system, from the engineering/supply stage, through to completion and the handover of the project to the client at the client’s premises
Day to day management of operations on-site, ensuring that the project is brought to successful completion and meets the required time, budget and quality constraints.
Manage Health, Safety and environmental requirements.
Ensuring timely management of any unforeseen delays.
Regular monitoring and liaison with the Project Manager on the Master Programme/progress and development of stage/section programs as required.
Liaise with the Installation Manager/Project Manager and or subcontractors to ensure adequate labour and sub-contract resource is available on site.
Coordinating/managing required toolbox briefings to the site teams and sub-contractors.
Plan and efficiently organize the site facilities and logistics, ensuring all equipment on site is fit for purpose and only operated by appropriately trained staff
Requisition all materials and oversee the deliveries and ensure they are done so in adequate time in line with the construction program and procurement/ supply chain schedule.
Effectively communicate with the Design/ engineering team to ensure the timely release of design information.
Supervise, manage and motivate all site teams including effective management of sub-contractor activities on site ensuring they are engaged, on target in line with the master program.
Ensure workmanship and material standards are achieved by specifications, regulations, health and safety legislation as well as quality standards.
Ensure the site team and sub-contractors are following common operational standards.
Maintain close relations with the Installation Manager/Project Manager regarding cost control, variations and Confirmation of Instructions.
Organize and chair coordination and review meetings with the Project-/site-/sub-contractors’ team.
Carrying out safety inspections and fulfilling the health, safety and welfare responsibilities as detailed in the Company’s Policy and compliance with local regulations.
Control and monitor site waste by Site Waste Minimisation & Management Policy.
Maintain quality and environmental control procedures.
Manage and control hand over/quality requirements between the construction phases.
Create and maintain good relations with clients, design teams as well as any other stakeholders.
Assist in negotiating contracts and securing permits and licenses.
Undertake all relevant training and development activities as required.
Create site reports and keeping on top of paperwork.
Good communication skills.
High attention to detail.
Ability to motivate others.
Good knowledge of construction methods and regulations.
Knowledge of health and safety procedures.
High reporting skills.
IT skills (MS-Office).
Technical degree (technical college) in mechanical, electrical engineering or mechatronics
At least 3 years of professional experience.
Good knowledge of construction and specifications.
Excellent language skills in English, a second language preferable.
Computer skills (MS-Office, AutoCAD).
Excellent team working and communication skills.
Self-confident, assertive and highly flexible.
Precise and structured working style.
Mature, Dedicated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
High mobility and/or readiness to travel abroad (including longer international assignments).
Do you recognize yourself in the above profile and our statement Above and Beyond? And would you like to help to build a fast-growing player in the material handling industry? Then click the button and apply now.