Global Technical Support Manager (m/f) - Based in the Middle-East
Providing technical support in the Middle-East, Asia, US and Europe

TALKE is one of the leading international logistics service providers for the chemical and petrochemical industries. The core competencies of the company, which was founded in 1947, include the transport, storage and handling of hazardous and harmless materials in all aggregate states. In addition to this, the logistics specialist offers consulting, design and implementation of the relevant structures, processes and systems.

TALKE has more than 3,700 employees in Europe, the Middle East, India, China and the USA.

Responsible and versatile– Your tasks

  • Support the maintenance departments in various sites and countries
  • Implement standardisation and best-practices across the different sites
  • Take the lead for the commissioning and start-up phases of new plants
  • Write clear reports with recommendations and actions for follow-up
  • Support and if critical, lead trouble shooting in case of machine breakdowns
  • Training of Technicians in mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance
  • Training of Machine Operators in best-practice packaging operation
  • Monitoring of machines performance, spares expenditure and identify enhancements
  • Development and maintenance of written work instructions, standard operating procedures and documents in compliance with the company’s ISO certification

Qualified and motivated– Your profile

Necessary qualification and experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a role with similar exposure.
  • Technical qualification (electrical and mechanical)
  • Extensive experience with packaging machines, palletizers and warehouse equipment
  • Experience with rolling equipment, warehouse facilities, fire alarm systems, cleaning stations, civil construction, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with start-ups, pre-commissioning and commissioning of new packaging equipment is a plus
  • Multi-tasking with good ability to prioritise, able to manage own working time effectively also by delegation of duties
  • Assess and improve overall equipment performance
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Experience with planning and reporting
  • Computer literate, especially MS-Office
  • Familiar with maintenance software (planning)
  • Familiar with maintenance KPIs
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings
  • CAD experience is a plus
  • Languages: English (Spoken and Written)

Important personal skills:

  • Willing to travel extensively (up to 75% of the time)
  • Flexible in all aspects of work and travel
  • People orientated - able to work and motivate people from various cultures
  • Passionate about the work
  • Excellent communicator able to deal with customers, suppliers and team members
  • Ability to cope with pressure/ high level of stress tolerance
  • Analytical approach to daily problem solving and ability to anticipate coming situations
  • Good in decision making
  • Always looking for improvement in business processes
  • Good organizational skills
  • Accurate approach

Attractive and diversified- Our job offer

A responsible and varied task in the logistics environment of an internationally growing company that is one of the market leaders in the industry.

If you are looking for a challenging position in a successful company, we look forward to receiving your application in English.

Contact: Mr Alex Herreboudt, General Manager, ALFRED TALKE Logistic Services Qatar, Alex.Herreboudt@talke.com