Senior Logistic Solution Engineer at Kuehne + Nagel NV

Antwerp

Senior Logistic Solution Engineer

Job description

We are looking for a Senior Logistic Solution Engineer to join our Contract Logistics Business Unit. You will participate in logistic solution projects from analyzing the challenges presented by our (internal and external) customers, over the development of solutions, through the full implementation of the agreed solutions. You will be part of our solid developing Solution Engineering Team.

Your tasks and responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will be focused on solution engineering :  

  • Analysing and investigating contained logistic processes and full option supply chains, both of existing and new customers, based on the available data and your experience.    
  • (Re-)design logistic solutions and improvements concerning contained logistics processes and full option  supply chains (inbound & outbound
    processes, warehouse & distribution processes, semi-production processes, warhouse lay-outs, ... ). 
  • Optimizing existing processes by acting as a logistics expert in continious improvement projects ran by operational teams.  
  • Preparation of a full fletched implementation and project plans.
  • Follow-up of all steps of the implementation to ensure realasation as scheduled within the budget.
  • Problemsolving and solution coordination on all issues which appear during implementation phase.  
  • Use of global calculation tool (GCT) and supporting tools for warehouse calculations to create logistics solution. 
  • Perform activity based cost calculations and support proactive and competitive responses to tenders (RFQ’s)

Your skills and experience

  • You have a master degree in the area of logistics or equal level by experience.
  • You can present 5 years of experience in operations management and/or engineering.
  • You have a proven track record in production or logistic engineering, knowledge of logistics IT solutions is an asset.  
  • You have a solid experience in activity based cost calculation and the establishment of rates.
  • You are a strong communicator with experience in tackling problems, leading project meetings, delivering strong presentations, both with customers and suppliers (external and internal).
  • You have a self-motivated personality and a resultdriven, hands-on mentality.
  • Language skills: Dutch and English: fluent speaking and writing, French is an asset.  
  • MS Office: expert MS Excel.
  • You are willing to travel in Belux in relation to different projects / customers. 

Good reasons to join

We offer a position within a fast developing Contract Logistics environment with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group.

Contact

Please apply directly online.

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.