Warehouse Operation Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Rotterdam


We are looking for a motivated Warehouse Operation Manager to join our supply chain department team in our Rotterdam office. You will be fully responsible for all in-outbound process at  operational level as well as planning. You will work closely with the Warehouse team in order to streamline the flow and supervise one junior team member assigned for the in-outbound part. You will also communicate with our other departments in Rotterdam office, such as Wholesale, B2C Marketing Logistics, and Finance in order to ensure all products are received and shipped in a timely manner. Besides, you will also be responsible for communications with stakeholders abroad about shipment and customs. 


The current warehouse team consists of 6 FTE, including full-time employees and interns. As the Manager in the team, you shall always lead by example and be able and willing to mentor your team for their further development. You shall work with Logistics team to define and tackle bottlenecks with proactive communication in a transparent and collaborative way. You are also encouraged to define bottlenecks within the operational department and you involve the Operation Management team to carry out and support continuous improvement programs in collaboration.


This is a full time on-site position, which offers abundant career advancement opportunities. The selected candidate is expected to start in March/April. We offer a temporary employment contract to start with, and this is a permanent position. 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. You will be invited for an interview if you are further selected.
Your mission
  • Hands-on mentality for both managerial and operational responsibilities through operational processes within the team in collaboration with other internal stakeholders;
  • Design new and optimize the existing WH process SOPs to level up the operational efficiency for both B2B and B2C business units;
  • Analyse periodic warehouse costs and time and make optimization suggestions to reduce costs and increase efficiency;
  • Support the Management Team in achieving short/medium/long-term goals by ensuring the development of the end-to-end operations team, processes and procedures;
  • Implement improvement projects (efficiency/ performance/ cost savings) and to translate critical data into comprehensible reports;
  • Work together with Human Resources for job interviews, development opportunities, performance assessments, corrective and exit conversations;
  • Experience using and teaching (other team members) warehouse equipment, such as forklifts and handcarts;
  • Able to use or willing to lean ERP systems such as TAPD or Salesforce.
  • Responsible for crew planning of outbound and inbound shipping daily and during vacation period, to secure the accurate receipt of goods;
  • Ensure a culture of safety operation within the Warehouse team and the regulatory safety policy and procedures;
  • Currently located in or near the Greater Rotterdam-The Hague region .
Your profile
  • A completed HBO diploma in the direction of supply chain or logistics;. 
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar managerial position. Preferably within a 3PL environment;
  • Experience or knowledge of handling dangerous goods (DG) or had DG certificate.
  • Leadership and People Management characterize you. You can delegate well, set priorities, and are decisively established;
  • A real team player who wants to help his or her team further develop and focus on this;
  • Able to define problems, collect data, determine facts and draw good conclusions from them;
  • Able to zoom out from the problem or difficult situation and to perform a helicopter view to define the systematic challenges;
  • A good planner and skilled communicator, who thrives in a dynamic scale-up environment;
  • Strong organizational skills and a good eye for detail;
  • Good stakeholder management skills and strong sense of commitment.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft suite and other EPR systems;
  • Professional proficiency in English (office language) is  a must; working proficiency in Dutch is a plus.
Why us?
  • Remuneration packages consist of monthly base salary (between EUR 4,300.- and 4,900.-),  monthly commuting reimbursement and more; 
  • 10% - 30% annual bonus based on KPIs competition and company performance;
  • Sustainable training program and tailor-made individual development plan to support the career advancement;
  • Fun quarterly team excursions in addition to the regular team outings.
  • Free warm lunch daily at workplace, prepared by our in-house chef;
  • Long lunch break with the possibility to walk around the office in a greenery suburb landscape.
  • A real ambitious, fun and inspiring work environment with casual work attire;
  • A working environment with highly diverse and driven colleagues (+company dog);
  • Room for ownership and initiative within a fast-growing scale-up;
  • An exciting and learnful position within an ambitious, interesting and young team ;
  • Future career growth and self-defined roadmap;
  • Weekly Friday drinks in Rotterdam. We celebrate our success!
About us
B Futurist B.V. is an international trading company based in the Netherlands. We focus on product distribution in mainstream brands / niche cosmetics, perfume, hair care and other fields. With a good reputation we have established a long-term and stable cooperative reputation with brand owners, wholesalers and retailers. At present, we have a diversified brand portfolio. A wide range of procurement channels enable us to have competitive prices, but also build a stable and efficient logistics system.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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