Group Leader Ordering

Group Leader Ordering

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Job area Corporate functions Location Veghel, Netherlands. Contract type Full time
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Are you looking to develop your career in managing the Ordering department of Supply Chain Center Europe and satisfy your ambitions at a company where you can aspire to new heights, enjoy personal growth and thrive on achievement?

At Vanderlande, we are seeking passionate and ambitious people, capable of making a positive impact on supply chain, while developing a prosperous career in a fast-paced international environment.  

Your responsibilities

As an Ordering Manager you are accountable for the complete Procure To Pay process of Supply Chain Center Europe for the Vanderlande equipment, third party equipment and non-product related scope. Together with the Operational Buyers in your team you ensure that goods and services are supplied according to the requirements of our projects throughout the complete lifecycle of a Purchase Order, meaning from creation, validation, supervision to settlement. In addition, your team closely cooperating with strategical buyers by representing Ordering in the category teams. The role of Ordering is to onboard, monitor and evaluate suppliers from an operational perspective.

In the role of the Ordering Manager you will define and monitor the execution of the short- and long term roadmap of Ordering, ultimately contributing to the strategy of Supply Chain Center Europe. To achieve this strategy you will effectively deploy your team based on their competences and coach people in their personal development. Since the team is highly subjected to the operational workload of projects that are sold the availability of sufficient resources will be a continuous challenge.

Besides steering an extensive team of people, you will be the global Delegated Process Owner (DPO) of Ordering. This implies that you lead a global Competence Owner team and are responsible for defining, maintaining and improving a global adhered Ordering process over the different Supply Chain Centers and Customer Centers. You represent the Ordering community in the Delegated Process Owner meeting and will be part of the management team of Supply Chain Center Europe.

Last, the Ordering domain is heavily impacted by a board driven program that is redesigning the setup of the global supply chain network. Managing this impact, facilitating the progress of the program and initiating and coordinating major process improvements will be part of your daily responsibilities.

Your qualifications and skills

You will thrive at of retaining an overview and setting the right priorities. You like to work in a pragmatic, dynamic supply chain environment in which you are highly aware of the impact that your decisions have. You’re an absolute team player and have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills to lead your team through potential internal and external barriers to execution.

If you’re a driven, stress resistant, reliable Ordering manager , you fulfill the following profile:

  • Acting on Master degree in the field of Supply Chain Management, Economics or Business Economics

  • Working with a drive to win mentality by being a result oriented, stress resistant team player

  • Having minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a technical working environment

  • Remaining calm under time pressure and challenges that require multitasking

  • Absolute proven pro-active mindset

  • Good command of English, both verbal and written

  • Having experience in leading a team is a plus

Our company 

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects. 

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries. 

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins… 

Our Offer 
This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands. 

We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work  and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself. 

Besides your salary, we offer you the following: 

  • 27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime) 

  • Flexible working hours 

  • Training possibilities 

  • Travel compensation 

  • Collective Pension and insurance 

Your application 

If the role of Ordering Manager appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak, Specialist Recruitment on +31 413 49 30 24. 


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