Logistics Engineer

Job description

  • Planning, conception and leading implementation of innovative and sustainable logistics processes
  • Review, optimization and standardization of operational warehouse processes, work processes and workplaces together with our service partners
  • Contribute to and validate layouts of capacity increasing and automation projects
  • Support of the operational specialist departments (e.g. it development & tools, supply chain management, operational excellence, master data, inventory & inbound, last mile & delivery experience, operations research etc.)
  • Participation in cross-network projects (working with FC Managers, LSPs, DSPs, suppliers also all over our network etc.)
  • Identifying of best practice approaches in order to optimize costs, service and quality
  • Supporting data-driven decision making with data collection, analysis, and evaluation
  • Preparing complete business cases including correct cost models and P & L analyzes
  • Help to drive the strategic development of the Quality & Engineering Team
  • Screening the market for new technological developments and market trends and competitor initiatives
  • Developing testing and implementation plans for new technologies
  • Defining testing and acceptance test criteria reflecting expectations together with suppliers and LSPs
  • Project Manager for implementation projects from zooplus side
  • Guide Lean improvement projects and coach the improvement teams
  • Prepare and negotiate framework contracts including rates and service levels with suppliers
  • Handle escalations for your stakeholders within Operations

Requirements

  • Finished Bachelor or Master's degree (HTS/HBO) in the field of technical logistics or industrial engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of sound working experience in a comparable position in engineering consulting, intra logistics supplier or LSP engineering departments
  • Comprehensive knowledge of distribution and intra logistics, preferably in a retail / e-commerce or mechanical environment.
  • Experience in the conception and implementation of logistics processes (e.g. inbound, put away, picking, packing, loading, shipping, returns, relocations, time studies etc.)
  • You have numerical view, you are analytically set and cost conscious
  • Excellent communication skills and a high customer orientation
  • Ability to work in international teams demonstrating cultural sensitivity and social competence
  • Experience in common methods of project management (e.g. project plans, timelines, LOPs etc.) as well as lean management
  • Analytical skills
  • Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Willingness to travel ( minimum 30%)
  • Experience in leading medium complex to complex role related projects
  • Sound understanding of e-commerce fulfillment processes and technical requirements
  • German language skill– other languages considered as a plus
  • Excellent usage of Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel is considered as a plus
  • Basic skills in AutoCad is considered as a plus