Software Engineering Manager – Order Engineering

Marel ehf. 13. Nov 2021 Fullt starf

“If you’re ready for a new challenge, and you want to see your ideas come to life, then we’re looking forward to meeting you!”

Innova is a market leading Production Control Software package specifically developed and designed to the Food Processing industry. It allows our customers to control the process from receiving through processing to shipping. The Innova software package is today used by many of the world’s leading food processors. Learn more here: Innova explained | Marel – Food processing innovation | Marel

What you’ll be doing

As a Software Engineering Manager you will be responsible for running Marel’s Software Order Engineering department. This is a department focused on bridging gaps in Marel’s standard software product offering to be able to deliver highly complex production control systems to our customers. This requires close co-operation with our software delivery team so you will have to work proactively with them on planning the engineering work and managing any project escalations. You will need to have a customer-first mindset, be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have excellent communication skills.

In this role you will build and foster the optimal team of engaged employees with the technical competences to deliver the projects assigned to the team, manage day-to-day operational activities, ensure process adherence and will be accountable for the team delivering quality work on time. You will be part of the Software Engineering Leadership team and together with them you will create and maintain a great working environment that contributes to employee engagement, team work and individual growth.

Main tasks

  • Lead the Order Engineering department seeing that business processes and working practices are adopted, effective, maintained and resourced

  • Work closely with Marel’s software delivery team to ensure software solutions are delivered to customers on time

  • Select, lead, develop and coach an efficient and effective team of software engineers to ensure quality output is completed on time and according to requirements

  • Align and maintain best practices and processes cross-locations

What we are looking for

Ideally, you have a degree in leadership, computer science, engineering, or similar, combined with considerable experience working as a successful leader. Furthermore, you have:

  • Ability to guide and develop teams with a positive and solution-oriented attitude;

  • Track record of maintaining high quality output, good organization and resource allocation for a software development team;

  • Record of accomplishment growing individuals to next level of performance;

  • Knowledge of the principles and processes for Software Engineering – if not we can still talk!;

  • Experience with and comfort working in multi-cultural and multi-discipline organization is an advantage.

We offer An exciting and challenging job in a world class and global company with great opportunities for both professional and personal development. The international atmosphere supports the company’s vision, and exhibit Marel’s core values Unity, Innovation and Excellence. A good flexible working environment with a good and informal tone and attractive working conditions characterizes our workplace

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Interested? If you’re ready for a new challenge, and you want to see your ideas come to life, then we’re looking forward to meeting you!

Please send us your application in English through our website. For further information about the position, please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist: Maarten Krepel via email: