Project Engineer | Vilafranca Del Penedès (Barcelona)

The engine of our logistic growth in Southern Europe.



H.Essers is an international and reliable player in the logistics sector, but above all a family business that has offered jobs and job security since 1928. Our 6560 colleagues are ambitious people who dare to do business, are ready to seize opportunities and make a difference every day with simplicity. This enables us as a company to invest continuously in growth with a positive outlook on the future. Our people are our engine. We take care of their personal and professional development, provide them with modern equipment and pay attention to the work-life balance. Yes, our 6560 colleagues know why they choose H.Essers.
We hope you will soon understand why! We are looking for a Project Engineer, (Coral).


As Project Engineer for the Business Units covering Italy and Spain you will be responsible for the implementations of new customers within our strategic segment of Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, as well as supervising transformation and change projects. YOU take care of it!

  • In this role, you coordinate projects from A-Z and deliver them in an independent and successful way where you always monitor the progress in terms of timing, scope and budget.
  • You are co-responsible for composing the cross-functional project team, and you are the point of contact for colleagues, suppliers and customers.
  • As a project-owner, you are in daily contact with the internal and external stakeholders, challenging them to find the most efficient and cost-effective solution.
  • A clear and transparent communication to the internal departments and to the customer is key.
  • As a training program, you will be stationed for 6 months in Belgium to get acquainted with the central departments, the H.Essers project management approach and getting to know our start-of-the art logistical service offering (Warehousing, Transportation and Value-added services).
  • You will be stationed in Spain (Barcelona area) but are expected to travel regulary to Italy for local projects.


You are a born leader who strives for and radiates quality and solidity, both to the internal departments as well as to external suppliers and customers. With your excellent knowledge of the the Supply Chain Industry and Project Management, you and your cross-functional team know how to turn our projects into success stories that are in line with our ambitious growth strategy in the South of Europe. You lead and guide your team with your strong communication skills, distinct organizational skills and a contagious enthusiasm. A master’s degree in the Economics field and preferably a postgrad in Logistics should offer you an ideal preparation to succeed in this position, which you combine with at least 5 years’ experience in the Supply Chain industry in a position as project lead or manager. In this role, it is fundamental that you can express yourself fluently in English and Spanish. Additional knowledge of Italian is a plus.


We offer you the opportunity to help write our international success story from the front row in key target markets for H.Essers. The opportunity to embark on ambitious projects that have a substantial impact on our organization. These projects are essential in our growth strategy and determine the direction of our evolution. Of course, this growth goes hand in hand with the professional growth of our employees. Your knowledge of logistics and project management is given every opportunity to develop further and your innovativesustainable suggestions and ideas will be heard quickly thanks to our flat structure.


85 branches in 19 countries, 6,560 employees, one million square meters of warehouse, 1,475 trucks and 1.800 ISO tanks. Yes, H.Essers is a major logistics service provider and an established value for our strategic customer segments Pharma, Chemicals, Infra and Parts. Our flat structure ensures short and fast decision lines on the one hand, while offering our employees the opportunity to contribute actively to our success story on a daily basis on the other hand. Room for autonomy and initiative within our no nonsense and can-do culture are a perfect combination to develop our climate of entrepreneurship and constitute the pillars of our stable growth.

Apply now!