Manager Logistics

Regio Sassenheim
€ 3.500,- tot € 3.700,-

Job purpose

We are looking for a reliable Manager Logistics with a hands-on mentality to be responsible for the overall supply chain management. Manager Logistics responsibilities include organizing and monitoring the export and distribution of our products.

The goal is to manage the entire order cycle so as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction.

Main responsibilities Manager Logistics:

  • Working in Microsoft dynamics NAV 2018, using the ERP system from orders, through shipments to individual transport;
  • Oversee Brexit rules and impact on information exchange. Keep overview and keep pushing for automation and smart working;
  • Oversee automation of information exchanges. Integrate with transport companies, with customs etc.;
  • Optimize Standard Work Instructions (SWI) for the processes we have;
  • Managing rental equipment - trolleys, pallets etc. Ensure external systems are updated timely and equipment is booked after every shipment. Ensure it is returned immediately, to avoiding local rent;
  • Inventory management in the Netherlands and the UK;
  • Support on claims investigation and keep transporting companies responsible for their part;
  • Ensure transport prices are available for coming 12-16 months, per destination for our calculation department, if necessary estimate prices;


The candidate Manager Logistics.

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate must have: 

  • Completed, relevant HBO study;
  • Relevant work experience in logistics is a must and work experience in the horticulture and floriculture product is a plus;
  • Experience with/in Lean/Sigma is a plus;
  • Knowledge of customs activities, data exchange and (exports) administration;
  • Knowledge of/and experience with export processed to 3rd countries;
  • Knowledge of/and experience with packaging management;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English as well as strong presentation and communication skills is a must;
  • Proficient working knowledge of the EPR databases and software;
  • Experience in managing and motivating a team;

To be successful in this role as a Manager Logistics the ideal candidate must be:

  • Able to think out of the box when challenges arrive, last minute changes, etc;
  • A manager with a ‘Hand-On’ mentality, especially during the high season (August & September and January & February);
  • Problem-solving thinking and striving for continuous improvement
  • You’re an enthusiastic and driven manager who likes to achieve goals with the team;
  • You’re a highly motivated person with strong work ethic. This is a demanding role and not a 9-5 commitment;
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • Capable of managing a team;
  • Accurate and analytical; Attentive to detail;
  • A strong communicator with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills;
  • Able to meet short deadlines and able to rearrange priorities accordingly;
  • Understand the needs of customers and be able to remain patient, calm and polite in difficult situations;
  • Proactive and able to identify potential problems and solve them effectively.


This beautifull company offers a fulltime, challenging position with personal development opportunities where you will contribute to the growth strategy of the category. And a professional environment where taking initiative is highly appreciated. We offer a competitive salary including good secondary employment conditions.


De werktijden/-dagen voor deze vacature zijn: Dagdiensten

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