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Senior Warehouse Operations Manager

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsWarehouse & Logistics

Job description

What Swapfiets offers you:

  • 37 holidays;
  • Become part of our fast-growing company and have the chance to make a real impact towards creating liveable cities;
  • Lots of responsibility, stimulating work, and the opportunity to build your own Team;
  • Growth possibilities within Swapfiets (you can even move cities or countries with us!);
  • Continuous Learning and Development Trainings;
  • We offer you a young dynamic environment with a good working atmosphere and nice colleagues;
  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease)!;
  • Travel allowance (only if you live more than 11 km away, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?);
  • Team building events, company parties and BBQ’s.

We are seeking a driven Senior Warehouse Operations Manager who is ready to take on the exciting challenge to lead and manage the daily operations of our Amsterdam warehouse!

You will be responsible for ensuring optimal functioning of the warehouse that serves over 70,000 members and employs 60 staff members. You act as the point of contact for leads, maintain stock levels, improve processes, and overall drive a culture of safety and discipline.

Being in charge of balancing output, quality, and costs within the assigned budget, you will ensure that we provide our stores with bikes that last. As Senior Warehouse Operations Manager, you will lead a team of 5 direct reports and 60 FTEs, including leads, bike mechanics, and logistic operators. Together you are responsible for a repair volume of over 4.000 bikes/month.

You will oversee warehouse operations, maintain the supply, and work on improving our processes. Another one of your responsibilities will be organizing the flow through the warehouse, including triage in store and warehouse, and coordinating other employees in the warehouse. Ensuring safety and discipline will be a top priority, as well as maintaining the stock of bikes and spare parts.

Additionally, you will be responsible for implementing Continuous Improvement projects at the warehouse and driving a CI mindset in the team, so we can take the Amsterdam Warehouse to the next level!

Job requirements

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • higher vocational working or thinking level,

  • 7 - 10 years of relevant work and managerial experience,

  • preferably experience in planning,

  • control and change management,

  • You should have an affinity with bikes and service,

  • and be fluent in English and basic knowledge of Dutch.

Become part of our team and make an impact on the way we manage our warehouse through your unique skills and experiences. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and make your mark on this dynamic and fast-paced industry, then apply now and join our top-notch team. Together, we will raise the bar on how warehouse management is done!

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies show that individuals from underrepresented groups, such as women and people of color, tend to shy away from job opportunities if they don't meet every single qualification. At our company, we embrace equal opportunity and value diversity in the workplace. So, even if you don't see yourself reflected in our current team, we encourage you to apply. Your unique perspectives and experiences can help make our company even better!