Supply Chain Manager Northern Europe


€ Competitive
Supply Chain and Logistics
Cologne - Germany


The Supply Chain Manager will be the primary link between our Northern Europe markets and our current 3rd Party logistics (3PL) partner.  The individual will be responsible for ensuring daily priorities across the multi user site are coordinated and shared with the 3PL, monitoring of the daily performance and KPI’s to meet our fast paced volume growth.
The role will require an in depth understanding of the complex dependences between each country, process, and systems in order to drive performance and efficiency opportunities.
Opportunity to engage and lead supply chain projects/initiatives will ensure the role has a balance of day to day activity along with building and improving the operation for the future.
The role will be located in Duisburg, at our logistics partner, with one day per week in our Cologne office.


  • Be the voice of the customer in a 3rd Party logistics partner (3PL) environment
  • Prioritizing and resolving daily workload between multiple markets and the 3PL 
  • Continue to identify and drive opportunities to drive efficiency and cost
  • Ensure a complete understanding of the supply chain requirements and its impact in warehousing and distribution environment
  • KPI Measurement – Drive a culture of KPI measurement that directs decision making on data


  • First Supply Chain experience through study and practical application
  • Demonstrable experience of good facilitating skills and prioritization in a high pressure environment
  • Managing and influencing skills in a remote team environment
  • Six Sigma / Process Improvement training
  • Excellent German and English skills – both spoken and written 
  • Highly analytical and data driven
  • A proactive self-starter confident to work within customer environment
  • A team player able to influence the broader business teams
  • Organised and structured
  • An excellent communicator confident to communicate at all levels 
  • Highly personable able to quickly develop relationships


  • 30 days holiday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working from home
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Relaxed dress-code
  • Subsidized sport activities
  • Discount on Dyson machines and Corporate Benefits
  • Christmas and summer parties, Carnival
  • 24/7 accident insurance

Posted: 12 April 2019