Department Manager Project Engineering

China, Jiangmen - JUC
Rechargeable Battery Materials

Posted on 21-01-2022

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Rechargeable Battery Materials

We are all on the move. Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

To manage and coordinate the RBM China PTE project engineering resources.

To coordinate the green field projects and all development projects on the RBMC Jiangmen site.

  • Manage the engineering resources in line with the project roadmap of the site
  • Coordinate and supervise the action of the engineering team
  • Establish a positive collaboration with the OPS environment on site. Organize regular project review
  • Insure appliance of the RBM standards and the global project management practice
  • Participate to or lead the contacts with the local authorities (city, EPB,..) for the permitting and preparation of external utilities, collecting all needed information to get a comprehensive investment file
  • Discuss the supply of utilities with the local authorities (electricity, steam, water)
  • Supervise the full permitting process on RBM behalf

Who we are looking for

Ms in Engineering with at least 15 years of experience in engineering environment

Proven Project management skills

Know-how in hydrometallurgy and industrial experience are a plus

Good understanding of engineering tools and related computer software

Fluent in English. Notions of other languages is a plus.

Self-committed to result and excellence (getting things done)

Being transparent at all times with the hierarchy and the rest of the organization

Team leader able to manage inter-department teams and to operate in a matrix structure

Willingness to involve himself in technical matters (no helicopter management).

Willingness to work as an expat

Willingness to work frequently or for several weeks abroad during critical phases of the projects

Willingness to coach and grow the competence of the new recruits.

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information


Site 1 : No.77, Lidong Er Road, Jianghai District, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province China

Site 2 : No.688, Lianhai Road, High-tech District, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Provice China

Telephone:(+86)750 3626299

If my expertise can help improve battery performance, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?


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