Supervisor Distribution at Kuehne + Nagel

Antwerp

Supervisor Distribution | Mechelen | req52010

We are looking for Supervisor Distribution to join our Drinks Logistics site in Mechelen. Interested to know more? Then keep on reading!

YOUR ROLE

The Supervisor Distribution supervises and coordinates a team (administrative staff and 40 drivers/co-drivers) providing a first class distributing service according to contractual agreements with the customer AMAS (secondary distribution to pubs, hotels, restaurants, institutions, smaller beer wholesalers and events). As Supervisor Distribution, you will be a member of the Management team Drink Logistics, co-responsible for the development and administration of the site and you report directly to the Branch Manager Drink Logistics. The design and implementation of lean projects is also a very important part of the function.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize and coordinate all operational activities of the day-to-day distribution operations
    • Ensure workload and tasks are well organized and deadlines are met
    • Supervise the workload of the team, allocating the team members to optimise service during working hours
    • Implement effective staff organization and actively promote, lead, coach and develop team members using the resources of the company HR framework
    • Ensure standard processes ares in place and continuously improved
  • Work closely with the customer to enlarge relationship/customer binding and handle customer requests
    • Monitor the service level agreement, identify areas for improvement and propose recommendations for service improvement and implement those improvement to the satisfaction of the customer
    • Acting as centralized and proactive interface between customer, and other operational departments (administration / warehouse) within the Kuehne+ Nagel organization
    • Actively look for process improvements based on statistics and analyses both beneficial for the customer as for KN.
  • Carrier and partner management including ensuring service levels and rate negotiations
    • Provide and report daily, monthly KPI's (to branch manager and customer)
  • Translate the Business Strategy to the implementation of KNPS (Kuehne + Nagel Production System) tools and techniques (KN program towards continuous improvement).
  • Departemental P/L Responsibility and responsibility regarding costs:
    • Daily transport optimization based on statistics and analyses as an integral part of your function.
    • Financial analyses for business reviews

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  • Formal bachelor education in Transport and/or Logistics or equivalent combination of education and experience and and at least 2-4 years experiences in the Road Transport
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to set priorities for yourself and your team members
  • Ability to motivate and lead people also under pressure
  • Target / result oriented and willing to assume responsibility
  • Innovative thinking and approach of permanent process optimization

  • Highly customer service focused and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent Knowledge in IT systems (e.g. Excel) & transport technologies
  • Ability to compile and analyse statistical information
  • Structured and analytical way of working, and project management skills
  • Very good communication skills in Dutch and English; French would be a plus
  • Reliable and flexible where needed

GOOD REASON 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.

ABOUT KUEHNE + NAGEL

With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

CONTACT

Recruitment Team
be.recruitment@kuehne-nagel.com