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Warehouse Manager

Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsWarehouse & Logistics

Job description

What Swapfiets offers you

  • 37 holidays!
  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) đŸšČ
  • A salary based on your level of experience + Holiday allowance
  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and amazing colleagues in a dynamic & innovative enviornment of fast growth
  • OneFit for business
  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)
  • Good coffee!
  • Team buildings and BBQ’s


Are you ready for your Swapfiets adventure?

Hi, we are Swapfiets! 👋 The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle. Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'.

Do you recognize yourself in this?

As a Warehouse Manager for our Den Bosch Warehouse, you will play a crucial role in overseeing our high-capacity warehouse and operations. You will lead and develop a team of Mechanics and Logistics Operators, consisting of 25 employees. In addition to managing day-to-day warehouse activities, you will actively contribute to global warehouse and logistic improvement projects, demonstrating your strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.


Your responsibilities:

  1. Warehouse Leadership: Effectively lead and manage our Den Bosch warehouse with an annual repair volume ranging from 12,000 to 24,000 units, ensuring seamless operations, supply maintenance, and process optimization.
  2. Team Development: Lead, nurture, and guide the team of Bike Mechanics, Logistics Operators and Leads, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and teamwork.
  3. Global Project Contribution: Actively engage in and contribute to various global warehouse and logistics improvement projects, offering valuable insights and expertise to enhance operational efficiency.
  4. Operations Oversight: Supervise day-to-day operations within the warehouse, maintaining the supply chain, and streamlining processes. Regularly report performance updates to the District Manager.
  5. Workflow Coordination: Organize the flow of bikes through the warehouse, including triage in-store and warehouse, while coordinating the activities of other warehouse employees to ensure a smooth operation.
  6. Safety and Efficiency: Assume ownership of all supporting conditions within the warehouse to guarantee a safe and efficient work environment, including safety protocols, work clothing, and locker management.
  7. Inventory Management: Take responsibility for maintaining accurate stock levels of bikes and spare parts in the local warehouse by efficiently managing the supply and demand of bikes and spare parts.
  8. Process Optimization: Implement workflow optimizations and projects initiated by the Operational Excellence team to improve efficiency within the local warehouse.
  9. Inbound Logistics: Oversee the unloading of inventory bikes deliveries to the warehouse and schedule the inbound delivery of (E)-bikes, product deliveries, and spare parts. Coordinate outbound loading of products and manage all transportation between the warehouse and stores, including external product storage overflow.
  10. Continuous Improvement: Drive the implementation of Continuous Improvement projects within the warehouse, identifying opportunities for enhanced efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Job requirements

Your Profile:

  • Secondary vocational education
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities
  • A Continuous Improvement Mindset
  • Affinity with bikes and service
  • Fluent in English (Dutch is a plus)



Pedalling Towards Inclusivity at Swapfiets! đŸšČ

At Swapfiets, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity. While we are proud of the progress we've made, we acknowledge that we still have work to do to create the inclusive environment we envision. We are committed to continuous growth, learning, and fostering a workplace where everyone's voice is heard and valued. Join us on our journey to make Swapfiets an even more vibrant and inclusive community.

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