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International Distribution Centre Manager Holland

International Distribution Centre Manager Holland

Posted 16 August by Elevation Recruitment Group
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Our client a leading retail consumer business are seeking to recruit a Distribution Manager for one of their operations in the Netherlands.

The Distribution Manager will be responsible for a vital part of the supply chain process, supporting people, processes and systems, in order to ensure goods and materials are coordinated effectively to the business and productivity targets are met.

You will contribute to the planning and daily management of the warehouse workload, implementing all agreed operational plans to maximise efficiency of the warehouse operation and ensure achievement of all service and delivery targets and compliance with all legislation and Company procedures.

*Management of the Warehouse Team - 7 employees
*Safekeeping, warehousing and timely availability of £7m of stock and assets
*Developing and implementing business plans
*Stores over multiple areas
*Liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies
*Plan, coordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
*Use space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
*Have a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these
*Supervise and direct a team of warehouse operators, leading by example, to achieve all service and delivery targets and performance KPIs within deadlines set
*Liaise with Sales and Purchasing staff, to ensure customer orders have been despatched on time and stock is booked in
*Supervise all stock management procedures within the warehouse, ensuring all stock is accurately receipted into and despatched out of the warehouse; ensure accurate stock location
*Implement and monitor measures for productivity and service levels within the warehouse, to increase efficiency and output, and report results as required
*Maintain positive working relationships with freight forwarding companies, monitoring and reporting upon service levels and ensuring full compliance with agreed operational standards
*Carry out any warehouse duties - including picking, packing, despatching, receiving stock and stock takes - as required to support the achievement of service and delivery targets and the fulfilment of customer expectations
*Contribute to any reviews of warehouse procedures, to identify any areas for improvement or areas of risk and support the implementation and management of any changes
*Ensure all deliveries are receipted into the warehouse, investigating any discrepancies
*Build and finalize the Works Order Bill of Materials by following the work plan provided by the UK operation

*Excellent English and Dutch language skills, both written and verbal
*Minimum of 3 years Warehouse & Operations supervisory experience
*FLT Licence, or ability to obtain one
*Experience of working in a fast moving retail environment, delivering high standards of service within a dynamic warehouse operation
*Good knowledge & experience of Health & Safety in a warehouse environment
*Excellent communication and relationship building skills with ability to deliver high standards of customer service
*Experience in using Inventory Management Systems
*Strong organisational and problem solving skills with ability to deal with issues quickly and effectively
*Good IT skills and confidence with learning new systems & software
*Self-motivated with ability to work as part of a team, under pressure and to deliver to deadlines
*Ability to motivate teams to achieve targets

60,000 euros + package

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on or

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit

Required skills

  • stock management
  • warehousing
  • inventory
  • distribution
  • Logistic supervisor

Reference: 35896670

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