Warehouse (Assistent) Manager

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), part of the SATS Group, is a prominent name in the international air cargo industry with over 46,500 employees worldwide. Our operations at Schiphol, Europe's third busiest airport, are fundamental to the logistical flow and trade through one of Europe's busiest airports. Our services ensure that goods reach their destinations worldwide quickly, safely, and efficiently. We handle the reception, storage, and preparation of both import and export cargo. This involves sorting, securely storing, and preparing goods for further distribution. We unload trucks, assemble cargo on aircraft pallets or in containers, ensuring that every package reaches its destination elsewhere in the world. Our work is diverse, handling every imaginable type of cargo, making it enjoyable as the world passes by us daily.

Warehouse (Assistent) Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Warehouse Manager in leading a cohesive team of warehouse colleagues;
  • Contribute to optimal staff planning, based on forecasts;
  • Act as a relationship builder by translating customer needs into the operational process and monitoring KPIs;
  • Assist in regular meetings with customers and monitoring agreed objectives;
  • Assist in identifying and analyzing process deviations, making improvement proposals, and implementing process optimizations;
  • Actively contribute to continuous process improvements to increase efficiency;
  • Help in setting and pursuing objectives to meet targets, and adjust as necessary;
  • Support in conducting performance and absenteeism discussions;
  • Contribute to maintaining policies and measures focused on quality, safety, health, and environment;
  • Report to the Warehouse Manager.

This position requires from you:

  • HBO level of working and thinking;
  • Experience in logistics is a must;
  • Able to work flexible shifts and times;
  • Strong personality and at the same time a People Manager;
  • Insight into office and warehouse processes (operational and administrative);
  • Proven experience in leading a department with various disciplines;
  • You are analytically skilled and can steer on numbers and productivity;
  • Able to quickly find solutions to unexpected challenges.
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying HR-related tools;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language;
  • You have a strong power of persuasion, in addition, you are goal-oriented, innovative, flexible, and stress-resistant.


What we offer:

  • A challenging job in a dynamic international environment at Schiphol;
  • A competitive salary with excellent secondary benefits.

If you are interested in the above profile, please send your CV and a short motivation to Mirjam Hellinga, HR Manager. Email: recruitment.ams@wfs.aero

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