Operations Manager Logistics (Eindhoven)

On Time Engineers is searching for an Operations Manager Logistics for our client located in Eindhoven. Are you an experienced Manager and would you like to lead a team of 70 employees? Can you take responsibility for the expedient arrangement of internal logistics, loading and unloading, export documentation and stock management within an international organization? If so…

Then be On Time now the vacancy is still available! Be aware that for this position you will be offered directly a contract with our client. Our goal is to bring you together with this high tech, innovative company in Eindhoven and make sure the whole application process goes as smooth as possible for both sides!


About the position

As an Operations Manager Logistics, you have an important position in the organizations’ supply chain. You are responsible for the expedient arrangement of internal Logistics, Loading and Unloading, Export documentation and Stock Management. The responsibility expands until the just in time (JIT) and complete delivery of goods on the production floor.

In this role you will manage around 70 employees, from the departments Logistics, Transport and Planning. The focus area is the Netherlands (2x Eindhoven, 1x Eindhoven area) but you are also responsible for the right delivery to clients and Intercompany locations all over the world.

Your tasks as Operational Manager Logistics are, among other things:

You will focus on structuring and streamlining the logistic processes in which you will direct to shortening delivery times, delivery reliability (OTIF) and correctness of data;
You will significantly contribute to the analysis of the stock levels and stock mutations to come to an optimal stock policy versus delivery reliability, costs and operational efficiency;
You will contribute to an optimal capacity utilization;
Analyze existing and defining new KPI’s;
Initiate and coordinate the continuous improvement processes;
Professionalize and optimize all logistic processes so that delivery reliability can be brought to and maintained at an excellent level;
Coordinate occurring escalations;
Ensuring a good reporting- and information structure;
Prepare business cases for investments.


Job requirements

Bachelor degree working- and thinking level (Logistics / Business Administration or comparable);
5-10 years’ experience in a similar role (in a production environment is a strong pro);
You have strong technical insight;
Knowledge of production-, optimalisation processes;
Knowledge of production- and analysis techniques;
Lean, 5S, and Kanban are toolboxes you worked with and can implement in the right way;
Knowledge of ERP systems;
Ability to speak and write good in the Dutch and English language.


What qualities do we want?

You can set priorities;
You have a no-nonsense, proactive and ‘hands on’ mentality;
You are analytically strong;
You are customer orientated (intern and extern).


Our clients offer

Working for our clients company means being part of a healthy growing, globally operating organization. Despite its strong international character and more than 500 colleagues in the Netherlands, the organization is characterized by its informal character and short communication lines. The organization has its own benefits package and offers a collective pension scheme. Are you rarely sick? Good news; you can save up to 5 extra days off per year with full-time employment. In addition, they offer the possibility to use their own fitness facility and the bicycle plan. In summary:

Directly a contract with our client;
25 vacation days + 5 bonus days per year if you are not sick;
Collective pension scheme at Aegon with employer contribution;
A working environment in which you can continue to develop both technically and personally;
Fitness facility and bike plan;
An international working environment with an informal character.


About our client

Or client belongs to the worldwide top in the field of high-tech packaging and tooling. They develop, clean, produce and manage the logistic flow of packaging for high-quality industrial products. Very fragile, valuable parts get the protection they need during transport all over the world.

They do not only develop client-specific packaging materials, but take care of the entire process. Their Service Centre ensures that, wherever in the world re-usable packaging is collected, cleaned and repaired to new condition. They do this for global players in the semiconductor-, electronics-, aerospace-, medical industries and machine building.

The group of companies employs over 800 people spread over 7 locations. Their head office is located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.


Interested to be On Time and meet our client?

Do you have any questions concerning this position or would you like to meet our client? Be On Time and contact On Time Engineers, Eda Demir at 06 – 196 229 44. You can also send your questions or resume by mail to e.demir@on-time-engineers.nl

Not sure about the match between your profile and our job? Please do not hesitate to email your resume to us. When a successful match is available we will contact you within two business days.


Heb je na het lezen van deze vacature nog vragen of heb je interesse om te solliciteren? Be On Time en neem contact op met Eda Demir via telefoon nummer 06  196 229 44. Mailen kan ook naar e.demir@on-time-engineers.nl

Indien je twijfels hebt over de match tussen je profiel en de vacature, aarzel dan niet en mail gerust je cv gewoon naar ons door. Wij nemen dan binnen twee dagen contact met je op.

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