Lean Supply Chain Manager-global
Laakdal, Laakdal, Belgium
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Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be.

The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination.

The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The NIKE, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time.

To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide making the impossible happen every single day.


We are looking for a driven and motivated Global Lean Manager to join the global NLS team (based in Nike’s European Logistics Center in Belgium) in its purpose to roll out the Nike Logistics System (NLS) across the world.

NLS is the logistics answer that we are developing and rolling out to remain competitive in a constantly evolving market.

The person that we’re seeking is an outstanding teammate with relevant hands on experience, work ethic and can thrive in a multicultural environment with a large variety of global partners.


Guided by the Global Logistics strategy you will act as a business partner with the Geo-teams (local NLS and Operations) to mentor and guide them in their road towards NLS.

Based on the NLS guiding principles, you partner with the Geo’s in developing an atmosphere of continuous improvement in which the knowledge and skills of all employees are used to solve problems and implement improvements.

You will develop future leaders who appreciate Why’ NLS & enable a continuous improvement & problem-solving approach! Next to this you will also help in building NLS knowledge and capabilities.

You will ensure NLS processes, concepts and training materials are documented, standardized, consistently applied and continuously improved.

You will ensure our knowledge management approach leads to faster decision making and accelerated learning! You will lead standard methodologies and expertise in all global locations.

You will support global supply chain improvement initiatives. You will facilitate and guide cross-functional teams during NLS supported events.

Here, current processes are mapped out, opportunities for improvement are formulated, and actions included in an action plan.

You will formulate clear objectives, provide the appropriate mentoring and lead the teams to qualitative results.


As Global NLS Manager, you will work together with team members of the Nike Global Logistics Fulfillment and diverse Geo teams to build capabilities and deliver logistics solutions.

You will be a member of the Global NLS team located in Laakdal (Belgium). Their Director will encourage and empower you.


  • Proven experience in applying and / or implementing lean practices
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in supply chain in a large international company
  • End to end supply chain knowledge and experience.
  • Shown experience leading projects, energized by giving training, workshops.
  • Meaningful networking skills in a multi-team and multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience with change and transition management. Great teammate. Customer oriented.
  • Ability to work autonomously : self-assured and taking personal responsibility, consistent with our values
  • Proficient communication in English.
  • You have a passion for sports and the Nike brand
  • Travel internationally : 25%


    NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development.

    No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission : To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

    NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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