European DC Manager - SCM Citra - VERVULD

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Match criteria
  • Logistiek & Transport
  • Inkoop / Logistiek
  • Vast dienstverband
  • Op aanvraag
  • Limburg

In short

Do you have experience in warehouse management and do you like to work in an international environment with your ‘own’ Dutch team? Do you have an entrepreneurial and operational mindset and is one of your strengths, optimizing processes? Are you living near to Maastricht and do you want to be part of an ambitious Swedish family-owned multinational with focus on developing sustainable business, testing new ideas, willingness to change and giving freedom and responsibility to their employees, then we advise you to read on.


You will be responsible for the daily operations of the relatively new European Distribution Center in Maastricht. It was opened in May 2019 and it has been developed into a revolving warehouse of 5400 m2 with 5 employees. The daily business is about managing the inbound and outbound processes in the most efficient way and solve problems when they occur. Important future goals are optimizing processes, expanding the service activities and there is enough space to enlarge the warehouse when needed. You are (partly) responsible for the profitability of the establishment. In addition; safety, the environment, quality, delivery reliability and personnel development are of paramount importance. You stimulate employees to get the best out of themselves and you know how to create a pleasant working environment. Together with your team you look for improvements so that future growth can be facilitated. You monitor/run/execute current projects and set up new ones. Projects in 2022 where you will be either project manager or be part of project team are;

  • Service center establishment (mechanical/fabrication lifting equipment operations)
  • ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 implementation
  • ERP efficiency improvement project
  • Operational efficiency projects
  • Digitalization projects
  • Automation projects
  • Cross functional projects

You’re a coaching manager with a business vision. As a member of the management team you contribute to the further growth and development of the central warehouse and service center and you are critical of effective design of work processes and efficient work execution. You will be supported by the Managing Director of SCM Citra (based in Sweden), to whom you report directly. There’s close corporation with REMA (one of the Lifting Group companies of Axel Johnson International, also based in Maastricht).


  • Bachelor degree and/or 5 years of managerial experience in logistics or supply chain.
  • Experience with international projects is a pre.
  • Focussed on improvement and strong project skills.
  • Energetic, hands-on, optimistic and motivator.
  • Experience with automation and digitalization.
  • Customer-, result- and solution oriented.
  • Committed, entrepreneurial, autonomous and responsible.
  • You master the Dutch and English language in word and writing.
  • Living within reachable distance of Maastricht.


SCM Citra is the Supply Chain Management company of the Lifting Solutions Group, within Axel Johnson International. This Swedish family-owned multinational company is successful in building and developing business groups in strategic niche areas by encouraging joint initiatives and knowledge sharing. Axel Johnson International have six business groups; driveline solutions, fluid handling solutions, industrial solutions, lifting solutions, power transmission solutions and transport solutions. Within the lifting solutions group they develop and distribute two private labels; POWERTEX and ROPETEX. The European Distribution Center in Maastricht (opening May 2019) has been set up to collect all the POWERTEX and ROPETEX items and distribute them throughout our local companies in Europe. The warehouse contains 5400 m2 modern and effective area. The products consist of lifting products, lashing products and steel wire rope for the industry. Order picking is mainly done with forklift and they also do some easier assembly work and customisation of steel wire rope. Which activities can be expanded in the future. In the office two employees take care of the entry, planning and customer services activities. It’s a small team within an autonomous EDC in which the HQ will invest to support the growth of the business and people. SCM Citra’s operations are growing rapidly.


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