Logistics Engineer Distributioncenter Ghent


Service Market Logistics is one of our well-respected departments at Volvo Group. It is with great pride that we look upon our Ghent distribution center, being the biggest DC of the Volvo Group worldwide. It holds spare parts for multiple brands of the Volvo Group, for example Volvo Trucks, Construction Equipment, Volvo Busses, and the marine- and industrial engines. Being successful in the long run, that is our vision! Therefore, next to storage we also offer multiple secondary activities, focusing on delivery precision, service, and efficiency.

This is us, your new colleagues

You are part of the Warehouse Engineering team that is included in the Operational Support structure.
We are a passionate team with a hands-on attitude, and we are all ‘proud to deliver’

Do you just love to ...
  • You contribute to the continuous improvement of the safety, quality, lead time, cost efficiency, and environmental impact of our warehouse operations
  • You make sure that the flows of material are in synch with the info flows, from the moment they arrive from our supplier until they are sent to our customers
  • You design logistics process flows based on the needs of the organization
  • Based on your logistics engineering expertise, you actively participate in Continuous Improvement activities, kaizen workshops and Focus Improvement activities
  • You analyze data to maximize the density of the warehouse zones for optimal productivity and quality of the operations
  • You coordinate the necessary improvement actions
  • You support the operations in the implementation of the dynamic norm model (time studies, work method analysis) and play an important role in the data management

Are you the one?
  • Experience in optimization of logistic flows is key
  • Min 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Holistic end to end view on packaging issues
  • Team player, cross-functional work and able to define priorities
  • Master’s Degree in engineering is a plus, else equal with proven and relevant experience
  • Fluently in English, and preferably in Dutch

A perfect match

The opportunity 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. Regular opportunities for training and education to develop yourself continuously. Extra days off, a company restaurant, initiatives concerning health and wellbeing. A competitive payment based on your experience & competences that will develop depending on your input and performance. Extralegal benefits.

Let's do this!

Are you ready to learn and develop with us?

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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