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Project Leader Supply Chain

Project Leader Supply Chain

Job area Project management Location Veghel, Netherlands Contract type Full time

Do you feel right at home in a multi-stakeholder environment? Are you able to influence without mandate on several levels? Do you enjoy projects and know how to keep an eye on the project goal? If the answer is 'yes', then look no further!

Your role

As Project Leader Supply Chain and representative of the Supply Chain Department you will be responsible for the complete life-cycle of a product range. Within a Module Team (previously called Product Team) you will be involved in the (new) development of a module from pilot to end-of-life, including in their updates and phase-out.

You will be part of the Global Supply Chain Development department and report to the Group Leader Supply Chain Project Lead.

Your tasks and responsibilities

As a Project Leader Supply Chain you will join one or more Module Teams. In this team you will be a mature partner for R&D, Engineering, Service and Sales, and will lead the QLTC partners in BU Supply: Quality, Logistics, Technology (Manufacturing) and Cost (Sourcing). This will result in different tasks and responsibilities:

  • Represent the Supply Chain department in the Module Team structure of R&D

  • Lead the QLTC team for the introduction of New Products: from project scope in the R&D program and QLTCplanning, to planning and status updates, meanwhile signaling discrepancies in the R&D planning and providinga solution or escalation.

  • Organize and participate in the Life Cycle Management meetings within the Module Team

  • Ensure choice of best quality and lowest cost Production Technology, Suppliers and Components to be in linewith relevant Sourcing strategy

  • Guide Functional Module and Pilot project phases from strategy, planning and quality perspective

  • Define and execute improvements in the process and tooling within the Module- and QLTC Team

The Global Supply Chain Development department is a fast growing department, where global process improvements and work alignment is daily business. This requires flexibility but also gives excellent opportunities to contribute in setting the future standard way of working.

You identify, initiate and implement changes for successful delivery of (newly) developed Modules or Products and work with the team on improvements thereof.

Your profile

For this position, we require:

  • A Bachelor degree or Master Degree in a technical field of study (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering)

  • Experience in NPI is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Experience in Project execution

  • Project Management and international work experience are a plus

You should apply when you are:

  • An excellent communicator in English

  • Decisive and entrepreneurial

  • Persuasive and focused on cooperation

  • Have strong planning and organizing capabilities

  • Results oriented and stress resistant

  • Self-confident and independent

Your department

The Global Supply Chain organization in Vanderlande is responsible to supply all the goods and services we need to execute our 270+ concurrent projects. For this, we work closely together with our internal stakeholders to meet business demands while leveraging synergies over the more than 1 Bln Euro spend we have with 7000+ suppliers. The GSC Development department is responsible for the Global Network Strategy, SC introduction and -Life Cycle coordination of new VI equipment, pricing of the goods and services delivered by SC and process(improvement) and tooling (development) used by the Global SC organization.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programmes, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).

If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit careers.vanderlande.com

Our offer

In the challenging role of Project leader Supply Chain you will have the opportunity to contribute towards developing our organisation further. Vanderlande Industries has been voted ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’ for years in a row.

We are offering a full-time position on a fixed term / open-ended employment contract in an informal and professional work environment with many opportunities for self-development. In addition to your fixed salary, you will receive the following fringe benefits:

  • 27 days’ holiday & 13 ADV days (days off in connection with the reduction in working hours scheme)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Training opportunities

  • Travel allowance

  • Collective schemes for medical expenses, insurances and pension

 

 

Contact

Do you recognize yourself in this challenging profile of Project Leader Supply Chain? Apply now by completing the application form and uploading your CV and motivation letter. For more information regarding this position, please contact Tjalling Kraak, Senior Recruiter at +31 413 – 49 30 24.

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