LOGISTICS ENGINEER – European Distribution Center, The Netherlands

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LOGISTICS ENGINEER – European Distribution Center, The Netherlands

Working for Sandvik means that every day, through your actions, you contribute to important shifts in the world. In a constantly evolving world, one of Sandvik’s fundamental strengths has always been our passion for innovation, to take the lead and find new ways to solve challenges. Our innovations and continuous improvements have a great impact on people’s daily lives, society, and the long-term sustainability of the world. We are doing this, combining the aspiration of making things better with a strong and open mindset to create value for all our stakeholders – customers, employees, and communities which ultimately also leads to shareholder value. This is the foundation of our very existence and we are immensely proud of being able to play this role.

Sandvik Manufacturing & Machining Solutions

Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions (SMM) is a business area within the Sandvik Group, with more than 17,000 employees worldwide. We are the market-leading manufacturer of tools and tooling systems for advanced metal cutting in the global cutting tool industry, expanding into digital and additive manufacturing. Our brand portfolio holds some of the strongest brands in the market.

SMS Logistics

SMS Logistics ensures that any product, ordered anywhere in the world, arrives at our customers in time, in perfect condition, with the lowest possible impact on the environment and in compliance with all international laws and regulations – at the lowest possible cost for Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions (SMM).

The European Distribution Center will move from Schiedam to Den Hoorn in the beginning of 2022. We are now looking for a Logistics Engineer who is enthusiastic to contribute to this interesting and challenging move to a newly build, highly automated facility. This is a great opportunity if you’re excited by the idea of working in a global and fast-paced business environment with diversified cultures.

Your mission
As Logistics Engineer you are dedicated to provide and apply supply chain expertise and analysis on operations in regional logistics network to identify improvement opportunities, develop business cases and project manage implementation of new technologies and procedures.

Main responsibilities:

  • To ensure that requests for service are addressed appropriately and in a timely and professional manner.
  • Identify and suggest possible improvement in new and existing processes, technologies and procedures within EDC.
  • Responsibility to assist in solutions creating a supply chain environment to meet current and future demands within EDC by identifying continuous improvements and develop business cases.
  • Responsible to work with other global DC’s to ensure development and compliancy to SMS policies and objectives.
  • To maintain current documentation on site logistics processes and where necessary, to maintain updated documentation on global logistics processes.
  • Stay up to date of emerging industry trends and technologies to ensure that EDC continuously improves process efficiencies and customer service effectiveness.

In this position, you report directly to the SMS Logistics Manager Region Europe.

Your profile
We are looking for someone with a university degree in supply chain engineering, supply chain management, logistics and/or business administration. You have a minimum of 5 years of Supply Chain Management experience and you must have worked in a similar role or capacity for at least 2 years.

You are analytical with structured and proactive approach to solve complex problems and you are able to gain trust from both coworkers and stakeholders

As we operate globally, you need excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing.

We place great value on your personal qualities in this recruitment, characterized by your outstanding analytical skills. Furthermore, you use your excellent communication capabilities to build and maintain solid relationships. Also, you have a drive for success, an open mind and high integrity.

At Sandvik, we strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.

Send your application no later than December 2, 2021. Apply via Sandvik´s intranet, Job Requisition ID R0035652.

Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Jeroen de Waaij, SMS Logistics Manager Region Europe, +31615507007 - jeroen.de_waaij@sandvik.com

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Benelux, 0800-8044 - HRBenelux@sandvik.com

Deadline: Dec 2
Job-ID: R0035652

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