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Logistic Engineer

Datum: 15-apr-2019

Plaats: Eemshaven, NL

Bedrijf: XPO Logistics

Are you driven to improve processes? Are you willing and flexible to travel to our sites Amsterdam and Eemshaven and living in between these sites? Are you familiar with automatic processes, designing and ROI? Do you have any experience with engineering within Supply Chain? And are you flexible with traveling to different sites within the European region? Do you feel interested? Read further, because we are looking for a fulltime Logistic Engineer in Eemshaven/Amsterdam.

What are you going to do as a Logistic Engineer?

As a Logistic Engineer you will be responsible for the business administration and financial support for the warehouse. Your calculations and analyzes contributes to the productivity of the organization and with your advice logistic projects can be carried out such as improvement regarding automatic processes. With your knowledge and expertise, you contribute to the preparation and realization of different internal projects. You will be responsible from A to Z and wil communicate with different stakeholders to bring evey project to a good succes. As a Logistic Engineer you will ensure a lot of variety and challenge every single day. In this role you will be a partner of the management but also with other Business Analysts at other locations.

As a Logistic Engineer you will work in dayshift from Monday till Friday and you will report to the DC Logistic Manager on Site and regional to the Senior Program Manager.
Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Lead analysis activities and requirement assessment, strategic alignment and projects scoping to meet business objectives and deliver quantifiable results through process improvement initiatives
  • Develop and communicate a methodology which leads to continuous process improvement (Six Sigma, LEAN, etc.)
  • Study and analyze current processes, determine their effectiveness, and recommend and implement strategies for improvement
  • Advocate for continuous improvement by promoting a strong teamwork atmosphere and a community of process improvement practice
  • Root Cause Analysis, Process Development and Documentation
  • Facility Design and Equipment Specification
  • Work with IT team to identify and document new and enhanced IT functionality

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary
  • A very cooperative work environment prevails, an environment with plenty of space for new ideas
  • Learning and dynamic environment within the Supply Chain
  • The possibility to travel within Europe to see different locations (30%)
  • Exposure to work in an international Company

What makes you the ideal candidate?

  • Bachelor`s degree or equivalent (Supply Chain / Logistics)
  • Living in between the Location Alkmaar and Eemshaven, (region Noord-Holland, Friesland or Groningen)
  • Flexibel to travel to different sites
  • A minimum of 2 years of Engineering experience at Operations / Warehousing related work
  • Experience with Autocad and Automatic processes
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required expert level Excel skills required (Power Query and Power Pivot)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to understand WMS systems thoroughly (Super user level) is a plus

Work environment
As a Logistic Engineer you will work in an informal and dynamic environment with motivated colleagues. In this position, you will be reporting to the Senior Program Manager. You will have frequent contact with your business equivalents at other sites and staff members (HR; Safety and Security). 

We provide 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 Marcel de Ruiter (Recruiter), you can reach him by phone on the number 088-5881000.

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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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