Senior Supply Chain Coordinator

Job area Supply Chain
Location Veghel, Netherlands
Contract type Full time

You are the focal point for smooth and optimal Supply Chain execution in our international projects. Do you have a cooperative working style, and want to drive complex and challenging projects from a logistical and procurement perspective? Then apply now as a Senior Supply Chain Coordinator.

We’ll give you the opportunity to work on challenging projects, mostly newly built systems of various size, duration and complexity. Your main tasks will be to:

  • Create and execute a project supply plan, balancing and optimizing QLTC (Quality, Logistics, Technology & Cost), both at project and company level.
  • Act as a contact for the Project Manager and the project team for general supply issues and escalation.
  • Identify and act on risks and opportunities.
  • Initiate and manage actions such as supply performance improvement and cost reduction initiatives on project level (eg organizing bulk forecast and item list for long lead times).
  • Control and report cost of supply activities to both suppliers and projects.
  • Identify and implement process improvements.

The Procurement department forms part of our European Supply Chain Center within our Global Supply Chain organisation. The European Supply Chain Center (SCC EU) is responsible for the integrated supply of goods and services to our projects. Flexible execution of projects depends on a strong supply chain. Quality, capacity, short lead times and on-time delivery are key, as are competitive prices, high flexibility and committed suppliers.
For projects, the Project Buyers and Supply Chain Coordinators of the Procurement department are responsible for the execution of projects. The team supports projects at all stages (sales, execution and service) and focuses for VI and third party equipment and services - on first-time-right budgeting, early supplier allocation and the identification of opportunities and mitigation of risks.

Your qualifications and skills
To be successful in this challenging role, you have a Bachelors/Masters degree in Supply Chain Management & Operations, Industrial Engineering, or similar. Also, you have 4 to 10 years of supply chain experience in a dynamic, international environment. Furthermore, you have/are:

  • Project management experience and preferably also experience in a projects organization.
  • Affinity with technology
  • Good stakeholder management skills.
  • High operational involvement and you are proactive and decisive.
  • Good communication skills and a good mastery of Dutch and English.

What we offer
If your talent matches our unique Procurement department and you are ready for your next career move, we can offer you excellent opportunities for career development. Vanderlande Industries offers excellent terms of employment and fringe benefits as well as the chance to be part of a growing global player. At Vanderlande Industries you will also be working in an organization that has been elected a Top Employer for years, recognized by its employees.
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 times
  • Training opportunities
  • Travel allowance
  • Collective pension scheme and insurance for a.o healthcare, and WGA (Return to Work Scheme for the Partially Disabled)

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

Your application
If the role of Senior Supply Chain Coordinator appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Boudewijn Timmers, Senior Recruiter, via +31 413 495 288.

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