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European Continuous Improvement Manager

Your role will be to optimize the European supply chain and provide the best service to our customers through innovation, digitalization, new technologies and continues improvement

  • Location Eindhoven
  • Organisation Unit PACCAR Parts
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Bachelor
  • Contract type Permanent contract

Job description

As European Continuous Improvement Manager your challenge will be to optimize the European supply chain and provide the best service to our customers through innovation, digitalization, latest technologies and continues improvement. You will be leading 3 teams of engineers within the Logistic Innovation & Operations support department. The three teams are Logistic Innovation, Reporting & Analytics and Packaging.

Your challenges will be:

  • To lead and develop the 9 engineers within the three teams;
  • To initiate and manage projects and initiatives within the European supply chain;
  • To participate in the development of the middle and long term European Operations strategy;
  • To benchmark, support and align the European supply chain;
  • To research latest technologies and implement and improve the European network.

Your profile

You have at least 3 years of management skills and experience in the field of Operations and supply chain. Also you bring:

  • A Bachelor or Master degree within Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or similar;
  • A drive and passion to continuous improve processes within an International supply chain; 
  • Project management experience in a challenging environment;
  • A result driven and team playing mindset with an inspiring leadership style;
  • The knowledge to digitalize and analyze the processes within the supply chain;
  • Excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written.

Department

PACCAR Parts Europe (PPE) is a PACCAR division with a dynamic and challenging environment. PPE is responsible for the sales of spare parts to over 1,000 DAF dealers around the world. PPE has employees in all major European markets and PACCAR Distributions Centers (PDC) in the Netherlands, UK, Spain, Hungary, Russia, Panama and Brazil.

Logistics Innovation & Operations supports the European supply chain with projects, quality control and transport. The department consists 27 excited professionals. Our mission is to provide the best service to our customers through innovation, digitalization, latest technologies and continues improvement.

We offer

At DAF you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility. We offer you a career with growth potential. You don’t just choose for a job, you choose for a career at DAF. If you like to work in an international organization with a no-nonsense culture and ambition, then DAF is your employer!

In addition to a good salary DAF offers you the following working conditions:

  • A 36-hour workweek;
  • 27 Vacation days and a possibility of 13 ADV days (reduction of working hours);
  • A variable bonus, based on DAF results;
  • A good work-life balance (due to flexible working hours);
  • A good retirement plan and group health insurance;
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses.

Drive your career, join DAF!

 

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