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Job title:  Global Logistics Manager

Job family:  Supply Chain
Business area:  Feed & Biofuel
Contract location: 

Geldrop, North Brabant, NL

Working location:  Geldrop
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

As a Global Logistics Manager, you have the overall responsibility for designing, co-ordinating and overseeing end-to end logistics operations of all division entities worldwide and its businesses, with purpose to optimize supply routes, transportation, warehouses footprint and inventories, to provide competitive service level to customers while minimizing cost and operating net working capital.


Key Responsibilities

•    Direct inventory as well as warehouse, transportation, and other logistics management processes
•    Review and optimize existing, or develop and standardize new processes in line with group and division standards fitting operational needs
•    Develop strategies to globally streamline and optimize logistics operations and warehouses footprint to improve performance (Lead Time, Availability, On Time Performance etc.) and reduce cost
•    Leverage global perspective to consolidate logistic operations at selected strategic partners, scaling up business with them to get competitive conditions. 
•    Ensure that agreed service level to customers, and financial commitments are met
•    Perform relevant data analysis, metrics reporting and presentations to help management understand logistics perspective and to deliver annual and long-term targets 
•    Coordinate logistics improvement projects 
•    Partner and communicate with stakeholders within company and externally, while developing and maintaining good relationships
•    Develop, manage, and functionally lead logistic team in all FB regional entities with focus to enhance competence level, create/maintain motivating working environment with high performance and compliance standards.

Who are we looking for?
Technical Skills

  • Logistics and inventory management
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholders management
  • Enterprise Resource Management
  • Business Intelligence Solutions
  • Understanding of Market Dynamics
  • Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics
  • Negotiation


Soft Skills
Organizational #1ANDRITZWay

  • Customer Focus
  • Ownership for Performance
  • Share Commitment
  • Openness

Position Specific Skills

  • Strategic and Systemic Vision: ability to look for a process in overall, understand the interactions, interdependencies, and impacts from the different perspectives to the whole process. Ability to analyze situations with critical and conclusive view, to make decisions and propose solutions.
  • People management skills: ability to functionally lead people, motivate and develop them
  • Performance management: ability to deliver results by monitoring and acting on relevant KPIs through people 
  • Communication skills: ability to express ideas and concepts in a clear and consistent manner verbally and with utilization of visualization tools. Logical reasoning
  • Customer and result oriented with playing to win and value creation mindset
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Analytical and Synthetic skills: ability to collect data, analyze them, find applicable patterns, and come to relevant conclusions
  • Interpersonal relationship skills: ability to connect to people inside and outside of organization and influence them, ability to teamwork in a fluid and effective way in person and virtual basis.
  • Time management ability
  • Project management skills: ability to lead projects of cross-functional teams, meet project’s deadlines, budget, and targets.
  • Ability to plan ahead and deal with unexpected changes
  • Self-Learning: the ability to pursue improving competencies and knowledge, always being up to date before innovations and trends.    
  • Proactive and able to work independently
  • Integrity with strong adherence to ethical principles and values in business conduct


Minimum: Bachelor/Master’s degree in engineering, business and/or related field
Desirable: SCM or Strategic sourcing education

Language Skills

English on a professional level


At least 7 years’ experience in an international industrial environment in Logistics or Supply Chain Management positions and minimum 5 years’ experience on managerial positions is essential

Industrial Sector : Automotive, energy, wind, rail, marine machinery ( by education and /or experience ) is preferred


What do we Offer?

Meaningful Work – ANDRITZ remains forefront of future engineering technologies and is committed to successfully delivering innovative, high-quality, environmentally responsible solutions to our customers, shaping the future we live in. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do!
Full Project Involvement – Working both locally and globally in a variety of key industries, our employees follow their design throughout the entire project lifecycle: from the initial concept, right into the field for commissioning. Employees and customers are both direct benefactors of this “total commitment” approach.
Professional and Personal Growth – As we continue to innovate and grow, so do our employees. From challenging and innovative work assignments to structured training programs, ANDRITZ provides employees with countless opportunities to grow their knowledge and be the best both professionally and personally.
Flexible Opportunities – ANDRITZ understands that life is a dynamic balance between personal and professional and believes that a successful and fulfilling career varies between people, so we offer a broad range of flexible opportunities.

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If you would like to make a difference together with ANDRITZ Feed and Biofuel, please send your motivated resume and CV via the APPLY button. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been selected.


To learn more about ANDRITZ Feed and Biofuel go to

We look forward to receiving your application!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  8215

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