Manuchar NV | 23.09.2023 | Antwerpen

Lead Developer

Details van de vacature
  • Contract: Bediende
  • Minimal ervaring: 2 tot 5 jaar
  • Segmentatie: IT Specialist / Analist


The job

At Manuchar we like to MoveIT! In 2022 we moved to a next level in unlocking the value of our data by replacing our core legacy systems and removing future barriers.  A digital first & customer value approach in various ideation sessions resulted in a Digital Transformation Roadmap for the upcoming years.  Do you want to be a crucial part of our journey and contribute to the realization of this roadmap?

As Lead Developer you will handle back-end development (Spring, Java) as well as coaching your development colleagues.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • back-end development while having notions of front-end (React) ​
  • investigating and solving difficult technical questions & highlighting pitfalls and advantages of different solutions
  • keeping an overview of the functional analysis at all times in order to choose the best technical solutions, considering development time and maintainability by all developers
  • stepping in for technical issues not on the radar of the functional analyst or the team
  • making global and detailed estimations for future developments​
  • creating Manuchar coding standards​

Your profile

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree combined with relevant experience as a senior developer (3 to 5 years of experience). 
  • You have a broad experience in Java, Spring boot; Hibernate, JPA and REST API.
  • You have experience in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • You ideally have knowledge of REACT.
  • You are used to working in an Agile environment
  • You are used to participating in Functional Refinement and Poker Planning.
  • You are used to leading the Technical Refinement.
  • Knowledge of DevOps is a plus.
  • You have strong communication skills and succeed in building good relations.
  • You are proactive, adaptive and think in terms of solutions instead of problems.
  • You are able to maintain a global overview at all times.
  • You are punctual and self-disciplined.
  • You are fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

A multinational of Belgian origin

Manuchar, headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium is a leading distributor of chemicals in emerging markets. We complement our Chemical Distribution business with International Trade Services in steel, polymers and several other raw materials.

In 2022 we handled 4 million metric tons of goods, generating 2.8 billion USD in sales. Our local operations are in over 35 countries and 160 locations. Manuchar employs 2,600 professionals worldwide.

At Manuchar "We keep your production running. Anytime. Anywhere.”

Manuchar offers you

  • a job full of variety with long-term perspectives in an international environment
  • cooperation with motivated & skilled colleagues in an open company culture
  • an attractive remuneration package including fringe benefits
  • a nice workspace where you can fully develop your talents


If you want to take up the challenge and join an international fast-growing team of dynamic colleagues, please send your application letter and detailed CV through our online tool CVWarehouse. 

Manuchar NV Vacatures
Manuchar NV

Manuchar NV, met hoofdzetel in Antwerpen, is een internationaal bekende partner in Trading, Logistiek, Distributie en Supply Chain Management, voornamelijk in (petro-)chemie en staal.

Onze end-to-end chemiedistributie bedient verschillende industrieën, waaronder huishoudelijke verzorging, persoonlijke verzorging, voeding & veevoeder, landbouw, mijnbouw, olie & gas, glas, textiel, papier, en waterbehandeling. Onze internationale handelsactiviteiten betreffen staal, kunststoffen, cement, hout, papier, reserveonderdelen en farmaceutische producten.

De ingrediënten van ons succes? We kennen de producten, de markten, de globale en lokale logistieke oplossingen en we beschikken over de nodige financieringscapaciteiten. Maar bovenal... hebben we meer dan 2.000 gemotiveerde en bekwame medewerkers die ervoor zorgen dat het werkt!

Bij Manuchar houden we uw productie draaiende. Altijd en overal.


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