Head of Mobile Automation – Repair & Service Maintenance Management (m/w/d)

For our department, Mobile Automation, which is the worldwide KION automation sector, we are looking for our base in Aschaffenburg/Zwijndrecht for a

Head of Mobile Automation – Repair & Service Maintenance Management (m/w/d)

Your responsibilities:

  • Build up a Mobile Automation service organization to assure for Mobile Automation spare part availability, service documentation, service trainings and development of future service products
  • Set up, manage and coach a globally aligned and high performing Mobile Automation Service & Repair Maintenance team and handle all modifications and updates on legacy systems
  • Work with the Mobile Automation Management team to shape the strategy for Mobile Automation and derive future product & service strategy
  • Collaborate closely with our Operating Units to clarify service product requirements and define a global rollout plan
  • Be active at customer and Operating Unit events to build a strong understanding of the customer’s needs and build strong relationships

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Master degree with a technical or business focus (MBA)
  • Fluent English language skills (German or French language skills are additionally desirable)
  • At least five years of relevant management experience with a strong technical focus, preferably with Mobile Automation and Automated Material Handling Solutions
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, such as communication skills and the ability to build a high performing team
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and experience to evaluate risks and take adequate decisions
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to anticipate, understand and respond to customer’s needs

We offer:

  • Comprehensive training in your field of duties
  • Collaboration with a dedicated team
  • A modern, comfortable working space
  • Performance related pay
  • Additional social benefits


If this interesting and varied position excites you, we look forward to receiving your application (with an indication of your earliest possible start date and expected salary), which you can submit online via our application link (at www.kiongroup.com). Your contact person is Christine Wallauer (Tel. +49 (0) 69 11020 7433).

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