Senior Technical Lead Software, Warehouse Projects (m/f/x)


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The role

As Senior Technical Lead Software, Warehouse Projects within HelloFresh’s Automation department, you’ll join an interdisciplinary team who is shaping the intralogistic processes for the future. 

This is a key role that owns the analysis, design, engineering, implementation and enhancements of our Warehouse Control Systems and supports project management and operations activities. As a project manager you hold responsibility for the commercial and functional aspects of the solution delivered from our chosen providers.

Travel  to our sites for coordination and hands-on engagement is required during critical project stages (approximately 30%).

The ideal candidate is an energetic, analytical and self-reliant team player who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. This candidate must embrace our business and our product. 

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you’ll do

  • Drive the automation of our logistics centers by reducing manual effort and making tasks easier for our customers and colleagues
  • Innovate our logistic processes by challenging the status quo and specifying them in detail
  • Design and specify our Warehouse Control Systems and Material Flow Control Systems as an integrative part of our system landscape
  • Create high level concepts for tendering and evaluate the offers from potential suppliers
  • Gather requirements from multiple stakeholders and document them for our service providers
  • Test the system using simulation and emulation considering current and future scenarios to validate the design
  • Manage the development, delivery, commissioning and deployment of the solutions from our service providers, ensuring the precise implementation of the agreed services

What you’ll bring

  • Completed studies in systems engineering,  information technology, automation, logistics, or another suitable field of study
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in IT project management as a Project Manager, Product Manager or other relevant role
  • A significant track record of design, delivery and analysis of end to end IT projects in warehousing
  • Familiarity with complex warehousing deployments is beneficial
  • An analytical mind set with strong numeracy and excellent data analysis skills
  • Basic knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Ability to identify, validate and select the correct course of action and prioritise potential issues, risks and opportunities

What we offer

  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • Subsidised childcare with a professional nannying agency
  • Free access to Headspace, biweekly in-house yoga classes
    (remote since March 2020)
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Operations teams are located throughout the markets we are active in. We are a diverse group with a common focus, getting the best products to our customers, with the widest choice and the most flexibility. We are industry leaders in Production,  Supply Chain, Procurement, Food Safety, Automation, and Data Analytics. HelloFresh is expanding rapidly and we are always scouting for top professionals to be part of this exciting growth in both our existing markets and brand portfolio, but also in new geographies and new brands. Join us and play a vital role in getting the best ingredients to our customers!

Our more than 7,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out About HelloFresh.

Are you up for the challenge?

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We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 7,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.

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