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Inventory Manager

Datum: 11-jun-2019

Plaats: Amsterdam, NL

Bedrijf: XPO Logistics

Are you a Inventory Manager interested in furthering your career with an exciting opportunity within XPO Logistics? You will manage Inventory Control functions and processes across multiple EMEA region dedicated to one customer.


The Inventory manager is responsible for the direct supervision of assigned Inventory department(s). This includes providing training, monitoring work quality, coaching employees on performance, responsible for the quality of results produced by the team. The Inventory manager Supervises and coordinates activities of workers by determining work procedures, preparing work schedules, and expediting workflow by properly utilizing employees and their hours.


Reporting to: Site manager (and indirect to EMEA Inventory Manager)


  • Maintains a safe work environment
  • Responsible for exceeding XPO’s and Customer Inventory metrics
  • Daily interaction with internal and external customer is required
  • Maintain documentation of processes that are followed by the department  
  • Work with Leadership to define requirements for operations and ensure that the implementation of new strategies and initiatives to effectively meet or exceed these requirements as well as customer expectations  
  • Planning the work related to the designated department
  • Personnel scheduling to support all shifts and accounts, plan and organize staff workload              
  • Assigns duties and monitors work completion for accuracy and SLA compliance             
  • Train associates so an up to date understanding of processes, policies and procedures are maintained. 
  • Manages performance continually; develops associates by providing training and coaching.
  • Work in line with the LEAN philosophy and work on productivity improvements
  • Member of the Leadership team and there for a combined responsibility for CIR meeting, Kaizen events planning, VSM sessions.
  • Works together with operational team to propose and drive action plans and preventive measures to improve inventory metrics and eliminate inventory related risks


What makes you the ideal candidate?

  • 5+ years work experience in a logistics or similar business field
  • 3+ years work experience in Inventory control / management
  • 3+ years leadership / Coaching skills 
  • Excellent oral and written and interpersonal communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Strong systems aptitude and must be proficient in MS Office application, with emphasis on Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to prioritize projects on operational needs
  • Goal setting and delegation and review of work
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; specifically documentation of all issues, communication with customers
  • Flexibility / No 9 to 5 mentality
  • Accurate, responsible and Pro-active attitude
  • Ability to analyze and coordinate
  • Internal and external problem solving attitude


What do we offer you?

  • Attractive and competitive package
  • Learning environment
  • Able to work in a LEAN organization
  • Experience in a dynamic industry
  • Exposure to work in a international company


Your future work environment: 

Your workplace is situated in Amsterdam. There we service our international high-tech client. There is an enterprising, open and informal organizational culture. You will have frequent contact with your business partners at other sites and staff members.


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies. Our work is important, competitive and satisfying. We're growing worldwide, and we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you.

Want to know more about XPO Logistics? Check out our video with the link below or visit our website 



In short, this is the place where you want to work at!
For further information you can contact Julia Gerrits (Corporate Recruiter), you can reach her by phone on the number 088-5881000.


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“Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.”

XPO biedt geavanceerde supply chain-oplossingen voor 's werelds meest succesvolle bedrijven, waaronder Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota en vele anderen.  In de regio  Nederland, Belgie en Duitsland opereert XPO Logistics vanuit 30 locaties met het hoofdkantoor gevestigd in Eindhoven. Dagelijks zetten ruim 4.500 medewerkers zich in voor de supply chain uitdagingen van de diverse klanten; hoe verschillend of specifiek deze ook mogen zijn. De onderneming beschikt over meer dan 850.000 vierkante meter opslagruimte en circa 200 voertuigen om alle mogelijke logistieke- en transportactiviteiten te kunnen bewerkstelligen. 

Klanttevredenheid, persoonlijke groei van medewerkers en duurzaamheid staan centraal binnen de bedrijfsfilosofie van XPO Logistics. Vandaag de dag behoort deze ambitieuze onderneming tot de top 3 van Nederlands grootste logistiek dienstverleners.                                                                        

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