At KONE, we are invested in the success of our customers and our peers, working together to deliver smart and sustainable cities.
Millions of people use elevators, escalators and access systems every day every week, KONE moves the equivalent of the entire population of the world.
We are committed to making people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable...no small task!
Making cities better places to live requires talent, innovation, and great teamwork. At KONE, our values are at the heart of our inclusive culture and drive how we work with each other and our customers to deliver success.
KONE has an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Manager , responsible for the logistics operations in Belgium and Luxembourg .
You ensure the fulfillment of the agreed delivery time at the sites, while always looking for ways to improve the logistics network and ensure a close collaboration with the technicians, supervisors, field managers and project managers.
A grasp of your responsibilities :
Tendering, Planning & People Management :
You are responsible for logistics service offering, regulating changes, logistic markets and business development in the Belux
You will monitor and drive Logistics performance in the BeLux and manage the logistics total cost.
You ensure that customer needs and business requirements within the BeLux are understood and included in logistics teams targets and daily work and are aligned with EMEA logistics strategy and operating model
You are responsible to align with the country and Front-line business owners to define customer needs, resulting in service requests and to collect customer feedback
You will manage the all stakeholders and their expectations
You lead selected logistics partner network negotiations and support supplier negotiations when needed
You lead, coach, involve and develop your logistics team, ensuring proper level of training, and acting to mitigate identified gaps on competences
Change Management :
You continuously challenge the as is’ situation of our internal network and define clear actions to reach the optimal solution, taking into account the interests of both our logistics and operations departments;
You identify anticipated points of resistance and develop specific plans to address the concerns;
You give meaning and direction to the change by aligning all stakeholders involved and supporting them cascading a compelling story throughout the organization;
You help create a culture of continuous improvement and initiate clearly defined actions to put these ideas into practice.
Who are you?
You have a bachelor or master degree and at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role
You are strong in building internal and external networks and can rely on your communication skills to do so
You are fluent in French, Dutch and English
In this position, you will be based in our office in Brussels and regularly visit our sites and regional branches.
What’s in it for you?
You will be joining a team of professionals who drive logistics strategies and share best practices in an international environment.
You will work for a global company and certified Top Employer, with an open company culture where employee development is central and internal mobility is encouraged.
You will receive a competitive salary with attractive extralegal advantages (e.g., meal vouchers, company car, net allowance, phone, )
If you feel you have what it takes and can add significant value to this role and department then apply for this exciting opportunity!