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WMS Consultant

Date: 31-Mar-2021

Location: Eindhoven, NL

Company: XPO Logistics

Working as a WMS Consultant at XPO Logistics - Eindhoven

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 XPO are looking for you as a WMS Consultant!


What do you do as a WMS Consultant

As a WMS Consultant you work daily on large and small WMS Projects for various international customers in our logistics operations. At XPO you will be working at one of the largest Supply Chain organisations 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 XPO operation.

You will work in the IT department, where IT is provided for all XPO sites in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. You will be part of a team that deals with the Core WMS and TMS applications for existing and new XPO activities. You report to the IT Manager Core Applications.


Other activities:

  • You collect and translate the business requirements into detailed functional designs
  • Complete WMS configuration
  • You translate information flows and interface definitions into mapping specifications and resulting WMS functionality
  • You coordinate the implementation and configuration of the software developments
  • You evaluate and maintain the quality of functional and technical IT documentation
  • You create test scenarios, prepare the test data and perform the functional tests. You report on test progress and results
  • You provide training for WMS Key users
  • You are second line IT support and you create documentation for the first line IT organisation
  • For the larger projects you are the support at the Go live
  • In addition to WMS, you may occasionally perform tasks in the field of TMS, reporting and EDI


What do we offer you:

  • You work in a dynamic organisation in which development and own input are central
  • In addition to a competitive salary, we offer you a bonus and a lease car. For this position you will be working regularly (25-50%) at different locations of XPO in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany (BeNeGe)
  • You are entitled to 25 holidays
  • A job with a lot of responsibility, where every day is never the same
  • Enterprising, open and informal organisational culture


Job Requirements:

  • You have Bachelor degree working level
  • You have excellent knowledge of WMS systems at the configuration level and logistical warehouse processes, preferably in a 3PL environment
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in project organisations and knowledge of drafting functional specifications
  • You are independent, analytical and accurate, but you are also able to conduct a helicopter view
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English languages, both spoken and written
  • Flexible (no 9 to 5 mentality) and willing to travel within and outside The Netherlands


Your working environment:

XPO Logistics offers advanced supply chain solutions for the world's most successful companies in many industries; as e-commerce, food & retail and industrial multinationals. In the BeNeNeGe region (Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany) XPO operates from 30 different locations with headquarters in Eindhoven (NL).


Every day, more than 4,500 employees give the best of themselves for the supply chain challenges of different customers; how different, challenging or specific the requirements can be. We have almost a million square metres of storage space and approximately 200 vehicles. Customer satisfaction, personal growth of employees and a safe working environment are crucial within XPO Logistics' business philosophy.


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

For more information, please contact Julia Gerritsl (Corporate Recruiter), who can be reached via telephone number 088-5881000.



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XPO 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 XPO 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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