Vanderlande North America

  • Project Coordinator

    Job ID
    Service Support
  • Overview

    Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports, and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. The company is also a leading supplier of warehouse automation solutions. Established in 1949, Vanderlande has over 4,300 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing order intake of more than 1.2 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past six decades as a highly reliable partner for value-added automated material handling solutions. The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to plan, prepare, coordinate, organize and follow up all multidisciplinary preventive and corrective service activities and service projects.


    Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

    • Plan, prepare, coordinate, organize and follow up all multidisciplinary preventive and corrective service activities and service projects up to large and complex service contracts.
    • Able to meet highly challenging KPI’s by evaluating and improving the maintenance planning, activities and follow ups for avoiding maintenance delays, high costs and operational impacts and makes recommendations for improvements.
    • Analyze complex situations and takes the right decisions.
    • Ability to understand service operations and support optimization activities that drive best in class service delivery.
    • Develop, implement and train standard operating procedure for maintenance execution.
    • Utilize data to define opportunities to improve service delivery and team efficiencies.
    • Manages and helps less experienced colleagues as a senior specialist. Provides support to maintenance technicians and train site based peers
    • Implement and share Maintenance Execution Metrics to improve cost productivity and achieve "World Class" maintenance excellence for our support and site based contracts.
    • Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers.
    • Organize all materials, tools, permits and the right competences for executing the service
    • Ability to communicate with customer and other stakeholder on services operations
    • Ensures that the planning is efficient and according to the agreement in the contract
    • Responsible for Work-order management executed by internal and external parties & Capture all data in Maximo maintenance management system
    • Inform, report and advice all inspection results to and follow up with the customer


    Required Education and Experience:

    • Project coordinating experience and technical background
    • Excellent reporting, presentation, verbal and oral communication skills
    • Fluent in Excel, Word and Office products.
    • Must possess a passport


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Work experience in airport environment is an asset
    • Bachelor/Master degree Preferred
    • Knowledge of and experience with IBM Maximo or equivalent CMMS


    Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

    • Ability to listen and take direction
    • Ability to work in a Team “Teamplay”
    • Customer Orientation/Service Provision
    • Advising
    • Ability to communicate
    • Planning & Organizing
    • Safety Awareness
    • Energy/Enthusiasm for work


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday



    This position will require 0 - 10% travel.


    Supervisory Responsibility:

    This position has no direct reports.


    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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