Centre of Excellence Director

€80K – €100K

We are looking for an engineering professional with significant management experience to lead a centre of excellence team based in Milan for a global leader in Warehouse Automation. The role will be focused on product development, business development and implementation of a primary technology which is part of Company portfolio.

Although this position is based Milan there will be an involvement in supporting project worldwide so occasional travel outside of Italy will be required.


  • Lead CoE Team (Around 50-member team)
  • Support deployment of worldwide projects
  • Support business growth through CoE team
  • Manage and optimise lead time, product costs and technologies to a high standard
  • Be a brand ambassador, represent company to customer in line with company image
  • Maintain good relationships with new and existing customers
  • Have a good eye on the material handling market, ie: Suppliers, customers & Competitors
  • Comply will all company policies

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Knowledge of Sortation technology
  • Knowledge of materials handling market
  • Must be fluent in English, Italian will be an advantage
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Experienced in delivering proposals or presentations to customers
  • Track record of operational deployment

Key Competencies:

  • Degree qualified in Engineering
  • Good level of experience in Microsoft applications
  • At least 10 years’ experience in logistics solution design
  • Customer orientated
  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to analyse


  • Heavy company investment in personal & professional progression
  • Competitive Salary
  • 15% Annual Bonus
  • Company Car
  • Health Care
  • Pension

To apply for this job email your details to josh.langley@crimsontalent.com