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Distribution Operations Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
  • Salary: bonus
  • Job reference: 411943/004_1562691151
  • Sector: Distribution, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 09/07/2019

Describe the job: Distribution Operations Manager

We are working exclusively with a Medical Technology company is going through a European logistics transformation. They are looking for several senior operational logistics professional to be based across Europe. My client focused on delivering clinical medical device solutions for orthopaedics and diagnostic imagining with an annual turnover of around $15 million.


  • Lead a wide team of 100+ FTE on the Key regional distribution location in the Netherlands.
  • Proactively manage the output of workshops and other improvement initiatives to deliver proposed improvements and associated savings in efficiency and cost
  • Support the regional leadership team in implementing the regional logistics strategy
  • Help set all warehouse KPI's and employee engagement. Understand underlying reasons for trends and can change operations accordingly to meet the targets.
  • CIP Ensures adherence to Global Distribution 'Best Practice', fully participates in local improvement initiatives, using LEAN Six Sigma methodology

Skills and Experience required:

  • 7-10 years of experience in an operations management role, able to demonstrate a 'hands-on' approach.
  • Qualification in LEAN/Six sigma is beneficial
  • Extensive knowledge of ERP and Warehouse Management Systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and adapt to change
  • Excellent communication skills, negotiation skills and attention to detail
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is beneficial

What this Job Offers You

This role suits an ambitious, self-driven professional who has a passion for e2e Supply Chain, change management and wants to implement positive change throughout an entire business.

How to apply

If you are interested in this Distribution Operations Manager opportunity, please apply directly.

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