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WMS Specialist

Working as a WMS Specialist at GXO Logistics - Lelystad

Does a WMS system hold no secrets for you and are you the Expert in this field? Are you capable of converting information and requirements into good IT solutions in our logistics operations? Then we at GXO are looking for you as a WMS Specialist!


What do you do as a WMS Specialist?

As a WMS Specialist your mission is to know and operate the robots and machines in their charge optimizing their use and ensuring high performance to achieve the production targets.

Work daily on a large WMS Project for various international customers in our logistics operations. At GXO you will be working at one of the largest Supply Chain organizations in the world. Therefore, no working day is the same! In this position the focus is on retrieving the business requirements and translating these into an optimal IT solution. In addition, you will be responsible for testing, implementing, supporting and providing training on the WMS system. For larger projects, you will work together with your (IT) colleagues. For small projects or changes, you mainly work together with the GXO operation.


Other responsibilities:

  • Control and monitor the logistics of the Distribution Hub flow. Manage the totality of the systems, from the entry of goods from the supplier to the exit for transport to the store, depending on the orders of the commercial department
  • Control the physical movement of the packages and the correct transit of the information associated with them in the different management systems
  • Solve problems associated with goods traffic (package routing, mechanical problems, etc.) or information (deficiency transmission of information, corrupt data, etc.)
  • Prepare reports and statistics for production control
  • Participate in tests for the implementation of new systems (start-up, development tests) or modification of existing ones
  • Analyse and define proposals for productivity improvement of the automatic Sorter and Silo
  • Coordination with Operations team


What do we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • A dynamic and growing organization, with lots of space for personal input and development
  • Enterprising, open and informal organizational culture
  • A function with a lot of responsibilities and variety, no single day is the same
  • A highly motivated team on site with ambitions to grow and improve every single day


Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree/HBO in related fields or engineering will be preferable
  • Pro-active, motivated and stress resistant
  • Min. 2 years of experience in the Logistic sector
  • Excellent knowledge of WMS systems at the configuration level and logistical warehouse processes.
  • Preferably with knowledge or experience in Automatic Sorting Systems for orders/purchase preparation
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, thinks in processes and improvements
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English languages, both spoken and written
  • Knowledge of Spanish is an advantage
  • Has knowledge of Lean and or Six Sigma. Continues improvement
  • MS Office. Indispensable advanced level of Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Sorter, Logistics Engineering, Automated Warehouse, Production Planning
  • Making analysis based on large data sheets and making conclusions and decisions based on the data
  • Preferably with Advanced level of visual basic, flexibility, proactiveness and initiative
  • Clear and direct communication skills, able to translate mechanical and systematic problems to higher management in an understandable way.


Your environment 

Every day, more than 4,500 employees give the best of themselves for the supply chain challenges of our various customers; no matter how different, challenging or specific the requirements may be. We have almost a million square metres of storage space and around 200 vehicles. Customer satisfaction, personal growth of employees and a safe working environment are crucial within the GXO Logistics business philosophy.


Want to know more about GXO Logistics? Watch the video below or visit our website


In short, this is the next place you want to work!

Contact your Corporate Recruiter by e-mail via or you can call on +44(0)203 974 6663


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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