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Logistics & Warehouse Manager

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Our team in Klundert needs reinforcement. We are looking for a decisive leader to strengthen our operational team. In the role of Logistics & Warehouse Manager, you will oversee the entire operational team at Aquadistri. In a rapidly growing environment, due to the expansion of our product range and a strong market position, existing systems and processes must be continuously maintained and improved where necessary. You will manage and guide teams in various departments—warehouse, order processing, transport, and assembly. At Aquadistri, the customer is central, which means that the correct, complete, and timely delivery of our products is crucial.

Your role as Logistics & Warehouse Manager:

As the Logistics & Warehouse Manager, you are responsible for the incoming and outgoing flow of goods and all related processes and staff. Together with your teams, working in the warehouse, transport (our own drivers), and assembly, you ensure daily maximum performance to provide our customers with their products. You deploy people, resources, and space as efficiently as possible and constantly look for improvement points to implement them. You work with your own team but also act as a link between sales and logistics. Our collective mission is to ensure that customers receive their orders on time and are satisfied.

You are part of the “overall” operational team, together with managers from the sales, purchasing, internal sales, and IT departments. Additionally, you have contact with our international sales offices in Germany, France, and England to coordinate logistical processes and systems. You actively participate within the departments.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Managing, coaching, and efficiently scheduling employees and company resources;
  • Identifying bottlenecks and initiating and implementing improvements;
  • Ensuring accurate inventory registration in our inventory system;
  • Maintaining procedures and guidelines;
  • Keeping various reports to measure results of, for example, personnel, transport, packaging materials;
  • Planning ahead for the needed (flex) employees;
  • Efficiently managing available space regarding picking and bulk in the warehouse;
  • Training your team as needed, continuously improving methods;
  • Managing efficiency in a growing environment, regarding investment, personnel, and costs.

You completely recognise yourself in this profile:

  • Good, clear, and honest communication both downwards and upwards within the organization;
  • Analytical skills and the ability to understand and improve processes;
  • Proactive and hands-on approach;
  • A good understanding of systems is desirable;
  • You can empathize with customers. This feeling is central within our group.

You are armed with the following skills:

  • You have a completed HBO education;
  • You have experience with WMS system and MS Office;
  • You have at least 3 years of relevant experience in a leadership position;
  • You are communicatively skilled, a true team player with problem-solving abilities, and you take initiative;
  • You are proficient in Dutch and English, both spoken and written.

Your work environment at AquaDistri:
We are AquaDistri B.V. a proud branch of the Aquatic Wholesale Group. We supply an extensive range of products, including ornamental- and pond fish, aquarium plants and reptiles, to more than 3,500 shops both nationally and internationally! At our logistics centre in Klundert, everything comes together – from goods to fish and plants – to collect and prepare orders for shipment. We take care of transport ourselves, with our own team of drivers and together with transport partners.

What do we offer you?

We offer you a friendly working environment in a close-knit team, where there is room for sociability in addition to hard work. As an informal organization, we foster an environment conducive to new initiatives and ideas. Additionally, we also offer:

Bonus scheme

for your extensive efforts, every year!

Permanent contract

based on trust in your abilities.

Travelling costs

are covered with € 0,23 per km after 10 km one way.

Pension scheme

to ensure a secure and prosperous future for you.

Training opportunities

for your success and development with room for your own input.

20% discount

on our products, for the real enthousiasts!

Are you our new cheerfull team player
who thrives in our dynamic team?
Then apply right now.

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