Working at Aertssen

Workshop Manager | Middle East


With 60 years of experience and state-of-the art machinery, we welcome you to our passionate and approachable family business. Within Belgium, we operate in three divisions: (i) Aertssen Infra, (ii) Aertssen Cranes and (iii) Aertssen Transport & Logistics and guarantee the execution of a wide range of diverse projects on a daily basis. In addition, over the past 15 years we have made a name for ourselves as a reliable player in the Middle East, where we manage our operations from our brand new office in Abu Dhabi. Our high-tech machine fleet and two thousand specialized employees enable us to continuously provide a strategic customer-oriented service. Our employees, they are invaluable to us. After all, it is the synergy between the passionate people of the A-team and our machines that enables us to excel every day in everything we do.

Aertssen Group, that is People, Power and Passion, to Build On!
This conviction was validated by our election as Company of the Year 2021 and our Best Managed Companies label.


  • You work at one of our sites abroad. You manage and lead a team of local mechanics, allocating and distributing work throughout the team.
  • You coordinate and schedule the maintenance and repair of our fleet and prioritize the workload.
  • You keep up to date records on equipment including defect notes and other related documentation.
  • You handle administration, order (spare) parts, ...
  • You ensure health and safety measures are adhered to and tasks are carried out safely.
  • You assist and guide the local team in case the problem is complex.
  • You will be given the authority to initiate new incentives or improvements to streamline work.


  • You have a degree in Mechanical/Automotive/Machine Engineering, a related field of study or equivalent by experience.
  • You have solid experience in a similar environment/job.
  • You are capable of independently leading the day-to-day workshop operations.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • You are self-motivated, organized, and able to prioritize workload.
  • You are prepared to work abroad for extended periods of time and are not afraid to work long days.
  • you have a thorough knowledge of MS Office programs.


As a Workshop Manager you will be responsible to manage your team and coordinate the maintenance and repair of the fleet. Working abroad offers you many challenges, responsibilities and variety. We will offer you a competitive salary with extra-legal benefits.

Your benefits

Build a solid career at Aertssen.

Attention to health
Training courses
State-of-the-art machinepark
Fun @ work
Smartphone for employees


Caroline Melis - Recruiter
+32 3 561 00 33

We put our people first

People, power & passion to build on

Highly skilled professionals, state-of-the-art machinery, and an all-encompassing passion have been our three guarantees for construction projects of the highest quality for over sixty years. This is the only way we can offer our customers the best solution for their project, now and in the future.

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