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Are you the experienced and energetic Operations Manager who wants to grow with DSV in Amsterdam? Then we are looking for you!

DSV Solutions

For our Solutions division, located in Amsterdam, we are looking for a (replacement) Operations Manager.

At our location on the Durbanweg in Amsterdam, you work proactively with your team as Operations Manager. You directly supervise 4 (Senior) Warehouse Supervisors. The Operations Manager is ultimately responsible for the entire logistics process and its organization within the warehouse. In addition, you are proactive with the improvement and maintenance of the logistics process and you ensure the correct development of the qualities and capacities of employees,

In our warehouse, of 50,000 m2, the storage and removal is taken care of for various international key accounts (including consumer electronics and raw materials for the food industry). You are active with the personnel policy (from absenteeism to job applications), you think and work in processes, you have spatial insight to work even more efficiently (for the customer and DSV) and you are active in expanding additional activities (VAL, special projects). In addition, you maintain close contact with relations in order to expand these even further for DSV with initiative and creativity. You are a member of the local MT and report directly to the Director (Jacco) and provide him with KPIs.

Your responsibility is to manage the daily operation. You guarantee quality and communicate internally based on the figures! Your task is to maintain the (desired) result and to strive for the next step together with all employees. You do this with your analytical and communication skills.
Your extensive knowledge/experience in the field of warehousing and distribution, solution-oriented, extroverted and positive personality is central to your position. This is to inspire, motivate, train and transfer your knowledge/experience to colleagues. As an Operations Manager, you do not allow yourself to be pigeonholed, but you are someone who shows involvement in the (daily) operation with a fresh view and energy.

As Operations Manager, you are expected to have the courage to make decisions and to be curious. You manage operationally and assist where necessary. But above all, you take the lead in monitoring the service for the customers.

Other tasks in your position are:

  • Solving problems and acting as a point of contact for your colleagues regarding escalations and issues;
  • You are responsible for compliance with (work) agreements and maintenance, standardization, implementation and follow-up of new processes;
  • Proactive in drawing up and executing continuous improvement plans (for the benefit of our customers);
  • You are responsible for drawing up performance reports (for internal and external).

What do we ask?

DSV is always looking for people who want to make a difference and who can be of great value to our organization. The qualities we value are: commitment, responsibility and ownership. For this position we are also looking for someone who has the following: 

  • HBO work and thinking level;
  • At least 10 years of work experience in the field of logistics / warehousing, of which at least 5 years as a manager;
  • You are a doer and a thinker, who wants to teach, enthuse and inspire others;
  • In addition, you are customer-oriented, social and you have a sense of humor;
  • You do not shy away from changes/growth and you get energy from new activities;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language.

What do we offer?

Working at DSV means working for one of the top players in the logistics market. We are growing and looking for people who want to grow with us. We offer a challenging job in an international environment, with a salary that matches the position and good secondary employment conditions (including 28 vacation days, 8% holiday pay and a good pension scheme).

Does this sound like the challenge you like to take on?

Then send your resume. For further information about the position, please contact Jeroen de Wit on +31682297557 or jeroen.dewit@nl.dsv.com.

DSV does not accept unsolicited help from intermediary / employment agencies or other third parties for this vacancy. Resumes sent (in whatever form) by said parties to any employees of DSV without a valid written search query from our HR Department, are considered public information. No compensation will be owed to the said parties in the event that a candidate is hired whose CV and / or other information has been sent unsolicited.

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Jeroen de Wit