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Logistics Engineering Manager

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Operations
Limburg, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Take your next career step with us as a Manager Logistics Engineering and develop professionally and personally with a steep learning curve. At our location in Heijen, you will further advance the Logistics Engineering department and experience the exciting world of our international supply chain solutions, first hand. Become part of an innovative and dynamic company that sees quality and performance as key factors for success.

We’re on it! Are you on it?


Our belief is that our company mindset should align with your personal mindset. Let’s see if we are a match. Do you dare to take the initiative, and do you always look for opportunities? Are you willing to commit & deliver to take responsibility for your job? Do you have the constant ambition to go that extra mile for your customers and colleagues? And are you a true team player, as we act as one team, one company? Four times ‘yes’? Then we are the right company for you!

YOUR TASKS

  • Manage the team of Logistics Engineers of around 10 team members.
  • You and your team are responsible for the development and realization of best-in-class warehouse solutions for new business opportunities and large redesigns of our existing warehouse operations.
  • Listening to and understanding complex customer needs to advise the customers, internal teams, and management on the best logistic solutions.
  • Setting and maintaining standards; developing the engineering toolkit.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships at all levels within the organization (both nationally and internationally) to become a trusted (technical) solutions advisor for internal and external customers, working closely with stakeholders to determine priorities and roadmap.
  • Drive innovation and mechanization solutions in our warehouses by continuously monitoring the market to identify new opportunities and gain competitive advantages. Participate in the purchase process of warehouse equipment.
  • You will report to the Director Logistics Engineering.

YOUR PROFILE

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Logistics, (Technical) Business Administration or (Industrial) Engineering;
  • Self-driven, with a measured persistence based on a hunger to succeed and grow with your team and the customer;
  • Strong communication skills: you are passionate about simplifying complex technical solutions for our internal and external stakeholders;
  • Interpersonal intelligence: In addition to solid communication skills, it is also of importance to possess excellent interpersonal skills to effectively inspire and lead the people you work with. From customers to stakeholders, you get others on board with your innovative vision;
  • Analytic mastermind; You are able to analyze and use data to make strategic decisions (also financially);
  • You regularly perform extensive market research to determine what our consumers need as well as where competitors stands in relation to our organization.
  • You know your way through the systems (Excel, SAP, AutoCAD, PowerBI);
  • Preferably experience with large scale warehouse automation, like Autostore and shuttle systems
  • Ability to communicate in English language (written and oral), Dutch would be beneficial.

WE OFFER

  • Between €3.945,- and €6.543,-, We top it off with a fully paid retirement plan, discounted gym memberships.
  • Additional – a bonus
  • 25 paid vacation days, possibility to extend these to 28 vacation days
  • Versatile working environment with creative freedom, flat hierarchies and an open corporate culture
  • Very good development opportunities at a growing logistics