Sr. Logistics Manager

    As Sr. Logistics Manager you will be responsible for managing our Logistics Service Providers (or 3PLs) on a global level. With warehouses for Suitsupply and Suistudio in North America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, your key responsibility is to drive proper services by our partners, to be scalable to support our continuous growth, to drive cost efficiencies and to define the roadmap to optimize our logistics network. With our focus on achieving the KPIs and SLAs to serve our customers and stores, you keep challenging the status quo and look for opportunities to make our business even more successful. So, if you have the extensive expertise in managing warehouses on a global scale while being successful with leading a small international team, and with a significant influence on a larger number of people, you are the right person for this job!

    Your typical day includes:

    • Manage the various LSPs (or 3PLs) on strategic & tactical level based on KPI reporting and SLA agreements
    • Drive initiatives together with our partners to elevate the current level of performance
    • Solve operational issues that require the immediate attention to avoid bigger problems
    • Continuous search for process optimization and risk mitigation in close collaboration with our partners
    • Drive bigger projects on Logistics side, including openings/closures of fulfillment locations
    • Contract negotiations with the various vendors for their logistical support in close collaboration with Contract Management
    • Advise the Head of Logistics and Fulfillment on priority projects
    • Day to day coaching of your Logistics team, while making sure all 3 regions are stable for future growth and we invest in the development of the team

    This job might be for you if you have:

    • Have an in-depth understanding and a proven track record in managing warehouses (minimum of 8-10 years) and preferably in the fashion industry
    • Are well known with related logistics themes like customs compliance, FTZ, RFID, freight forwarding, last mile transportation, KPI dashboards and tenders
    • Like to 'get your hands dirty'. Diving into processes to understand and solve issues is what you like to do
    • The ability to lead and influence a larger number of people with your influencing and communication skills
    • Acknowledge the importance of systems and data to make fact-based decisions
    • Have the ambition and the skills to bring your team to the next level. You coach, build competencies, deliver and create a collaborative and successful team environment
    • Are already an experienced manager of a smaller international team (3-5 persons)

    You will be successful if:

    • You drive the Logistics team to the next level. You make sure that the operation is smooth and reliable
    • You are flexible and can decide what needs to be done straight away, and what needs a more thorough approach
    • You like to work in an environment that is changing in a rapid pace, and where you can manage this pace
    • You deliver against what's agreed upon and will contribute to Suitsupply's vision and the team targets
    • You are structured, proactive and you can communicate (written and verbal) in fluent English.

    What do you get in return?

    • Autonomy - we don't care for needles signing off and want you to get things done.
    • Opportunity to make an impact - Disrupt men's tailoring and be part of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company that takes customer satisfaction very seriously.
    • Growth - we consider your potential at least as valuable as your current skill set. We want you to grow and to learn. We will help you to do so.
    • Teamwork - You will work in a great team that appreciate a good laugh, but also support each other where needed.

    Application process

    Apply and review your profile
    Introductory call
    (virtual/phone) by recruiter
    1st (virtual) interview
    with Hiring Manager
    2nd (virtual) interview
    with peers
    OneDay (onsite).
    if you're not in the Netherlands, we'll fly you in.
    (including potential relocation)
    Reka Bezzeg (Senior Recruiter)

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    • Cv
    • Cover letter
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