Volvo Production System Coach - Service Market Logistics Ghent


At Service Market Logistics (SML), we aim to deliver excellent services to our customers, for all Volvo Group brands and JV’s. Our job is to develop, manage and optimize the Service Market supply chain, based on smart logistics solutions. We ensure the highest possible parts availability, delivery precision and quality everywhere in the world.

In our region, we operate the Supply Planning teams, the Central Distribution Center (CDC) in Gent and the Support Distribution Centers across Europe, and the Service Centers. We embrace our lean journey and we have a strong focus on our agility: how to adapt smart and quick to what really matters to our customers.

Meet your team

Welcome to the CDC Gent, this is the biggest warehouse of the Volvo Group, operated by approximately 800 brilliant and engaged people, who do their outmost daily to receive and deliver spare parts in quality and on time to satisfy our customers, for all brands (Volvo Trucks, VCE, Penta, Volvo Bus, Renault Trucks) in several countries. The warehouse does not work isolated , we interact continously with our colleagues from SML Gent and Europe and SML central functions.

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So who are we looking for? We need you, our future Continuous Improvement Coach, an inspiring and energy giving partner. Go getter, you put the customer success first , care deeply for the well-being and the development of your colleagues and strive for making things happen!

Why do we need you? To help us to keep on developing our culture of continuous improvement. You will coach the teams to achieve simple , scalable improvements and more complex challenges, starting by the customer needs, looking at the E2E performance and supporting crossfunctional activities. We don’t need a theoretical professor, we need a hands-on teacher who even though uses principle, tools and methodology, knows that it is mostly about the mindset! Your own development and the development of teams and people you are supporting are high on your agenda.

We don’t play solo in SML Gent and Europe, regardless the name of our function or the team we are reporting to, we are all here to secure and improve the E2E performance for our customers and to create a culture of empowerment. If it is you, please jump in and join us for the ride!

Are we the perfect match?

• You are a coach by nature, you know how to trigger people to reflect and support them to act.
• You build your credibility by walking the talk and by being hands-on
• You are an opportunity seeker in our logistic supply chain to improve our E2E performance and dare to challenge the status-quo
• You are a people supporter who can help everyone to detect, use and develop their full potential
• If you like to work alone, we are not!
• If you like to work with a bunch of people, that is a good first step…
• You have successful experience in coaching people in office and / or industrial environment
• You have good knowledge of and practiced Lean principles and tools
• You have a great sense of accountability and you are not afraid of giving and receiving feedback
• You have a lot of energy and drive!
• You are Fluent in Dutch and English

Almost convinced?

Do you see a challenge as an opportunity? Are you passionate about company culture and people development ? Do you have a “can do”-attitude with taking initiatives?
Are you eager to work in a global environment with room for personal and professional development?
Then we have the perfect opportunity for you to work in a global and dynamic organization with highly skilled colleagues, a working environment that truly believes in customer success, trust, passion, performance and change.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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