Warehouse Operations: Teamlead Dock to Stock (inbound))

Warehouse Operations: Teamlead Dock to Stock (inbound))

Veghel, Netherlands.
Contract type
Full time

As an integral part of the physical distribution department, you are responsible for Inbound and inventory process management for multiple Vanderlande warehouses.

Currently we have three warehouse locations in Veghel, one in Erp and one external warehouse. At some of these locations goods will be received from our factories as well as from external suppliers.

All deliveries need to be checked (occasionally reworked), stored, consolidated and finally shipped to destinations all around the world.

Your specific scope is the complete inbound flow until goods are stored, as well as the execution and management of the storage strategy for all warehouses.

You will lead two supervisors, who are responsible for the daily warehouse operations and you are closely working together with the Team Leader Stock to Dock (Outbound).

Your team consists of approximately 50 employees. You are coaching, developing and motivating your team to realize the planned improvements and support and facilitate the domains of quality, delivery performance and costs.

You will succeed at leading a team by having the responsibility for the performance and the wellbeing of the team members.

You will challenge the supervisors to achieve the best possible results by working in a structured way according to applicable procedures and department processes, and setting the right priorities. Safety, Quality, on time & complete and costs are important factors.

In addition, you always strive for continuous improvement of the whole department.

For that purpose you initiate, lead and execute improvement projects that help realizing the distribution centers of the future. This in close cooperation with the Group Leader Operations Support, Analytics & Continuous Improvement.

Besides this you are part of the EU Physical Distribution management team and together with the management team you are responsible for realizing the EU Physical Distribution strategies.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage warehouse operations for inbound & stock, including budget  Managing Inbound & Stock metrics, such as stock accuracy
  • Maintenance of relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Strategy planning, such as DC strategy  Define, maintain and improve Layout of the warehouses / according 5S guidelines to enhance warehouse utilization (fill rate)
  • Manage department budgeting: Warehouse running costs  Stock optimal (Leadtime, packaging and quality) available for project
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  • Planning, preparing, and coordinating the right priorities at the right time. Guiding your team in decision taking.
  • Always ensuring stock availability at the right quality and cost.
  • Balancing the workload, look ahead, making plans and scenarios to match this with the workforce, space, and tools.
  • Aligning with our stakeholders internal as well as external.
  • Managing deadlines, milestones of the improvement projects.
  • No nine to five mentality – knowing when your presence is a plus for the morale of the team.
  • The floor is managed by supervisors, but floor presence (visibility) is key in all our positions.

Areas of expertise / Required practical skills

  • Experience in management of warehouse operations
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar position leading a team by steer to innovate, improve and bring this with enthusiasm.
  • Knowledge on warehouse management processes and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office package and WMS systems
  • Analytical Skills. Able to develop a strategy and put this into practice, including the change management side
  • Experience with Lean principles, 5S, TPS, VSM, etc.
  • Having at least a bachelor’s degree in logistics.
  • Project executions and results drive
  • Fluent in both Dutch and English oral and written. (Other languages would be an advantage)

What we offer​

In the challenging and responsible position of Teamlead Dock to Stock (inbound) , you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​ 


This position offers a competitive salary range of € 4.100,– to € 5.290,–  gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale.   


On top of your fixed salaryyou’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​ 

  •  40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).​ 
  • Flexible working hours.
  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).
  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year. 
  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.
  • Working from home allowance.
  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.
  • On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists
  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.
  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives
  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista. 


Are you interested in the position Teamlead Dock to Stock (inbound) ? Then apply now 


For more information about the position, please contact Charlotte Rooseboom, recruiter 0413-494322 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 

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